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Friday, February 22, 2013

Smartphone+ Wristlet

Last month my friend Tanya reminded me for about the fourth time that she needed a new wristlet for her iPhone. I wanted to help her but I thought it was really beyond what I could do...that zipper...that goes around three sides? Ugh. A little more than my brain was willing to tackle.

But last night something happened. Maybe it was a spark of confidence...maybe over-confidence. Who knows. Nonetheless, I sat down and attempted to figure out how to make her a wristlet. I started searching online for some assistance but came up empty. I couldn't find any patterns that included a zipper that was on more than one side of the pouch. I did, however, find some other patterns and tutorials that got me thinking and problem-solving. 

I started working on the prototype at about 8pm; finished that about an hour later, the went to work on the first draft. I sewed until 10 pm and, although it killed me, I went to bed (5:30am comes a little too quickly). I got up, went to work, came home, and finished it!

So here it is. And the zipper wasn't too difficult.

It's 6 1/2" long and 4 3/4" tall. I put zippered pockets on each side.

Here's the bigger pocket.

Here it is partially unzipped.

I decided to replace the pocket on the left with more card slots and maybe a little tube pocket for lip balm. 

This pattern will take me a while to write up...but stay tuned!

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