Red and Black
Red Bag for a Red Bike
We recently bought e-bikes. I wanted a bag custom-made to fit the bike basket as well as to match the bike colors.
I recently came into possession of an old leather coat that fit no one in our family. I decided to try to mix leather and trauma straps into a bag. Not bad for a first try.
I saved the pocket and just included it in the design.
Yellow and Black
As I have said, I have been going through scraps and making bags out of them. Here, I have bags made of three different kinds of yellow straps. It is a fun challenge to plan the bag so I have enough of one kind of yellow strap to finish the whole bag.
Yellow, Orange and Black
I am coming down to the bottom of a bin of random lengths of straps. I had just enough of this type of orange and yellow to come up with this pair.
Orange Strap Ends
Most of the trauma straps end with the end folded back and sewn to itself. As time has gone by, I have saved the ends of a bunch of straps. The other day, as I have been moved by Covid-19 isolation to get organized, I decided to use a bunch of the ends in bags, using them in a random fashion. Here is what they looked like.
Red, Green and Black. Christmas Colors?
I have been going through bins of strap scraps. I found two small lengths of straps, one green and one red. Though I wouldn’t say this looks like a Christmas bag, it is Christmas time and this is the closest I am going to come to making something Christmasy.
Our six-year-old grandson, Hunter, got a Swiss Army knife for his birthday. After misplacing it several times, I recommended he never just put it down. To reinforce this idea, I made him a tray to put at his bedside. I recommended he keep the knife only in two places: his pocket and the tray. I showed him that his tray was just like the one I use for such things in my bedroom. Since I made one for him, I also made one for his sister, Pippa, who said she was going to put her necklace and headband in it.
Hunter’s Pippa’s Tad’s
Laundry Supply Bag
In anticipation of retirement, we bought a Sprinter van, fixed by Roadtrek into an RV. One of the things we learned right away is the importance of being organized, living in such a small space. We decided it would be good to have everything we need for the laundromat in a single bag. It is lined with a plastic box, in case of spills. Now, when it is laundry time, we just have to grab it and the clothes and head off.