Friday, September 2, 2011

camera purse diy

I have been wanting a prettier & easier camera bag/purse to carry around with me because I always get worried I'm going to mess up my camera by letting it just bounce around in my normal purse. 

So.....I made one.  I bought a decent size bag from Target (my purses are usually big) & made a little padded insert to turn it into a camera bag & TADA!!! it works perfect. It will be the perfect tote to travel with, as there is plenty of room for my kindle, wallet & all my other purse do-dads. The insert is removable if I ever decide to change it out.

I used this tutorial from Tales of the Wife.  It was super simple to make! I have room for my camera (fits in the empty spot on the right), one extra lens & a film camera (like my instax or mini diana).  My kindle fits down the side & there is about 5 or 6 inches on the top to place my wallet & sunglasses.


I'm so pleased with how it turned out & love that the bag has the shorter handles along with the shoulder strap. This little project definitely gave me the sewing bug so I can't wait to try my hand at sewing some more projects this fall!  Happy Friday!! 
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4 comments:

  1. oh wow, what a fab idea! i may have to give this a whirl

    http://blogoftheprettythings.blogspot.com/

    xxx

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  2. PS, i think I've asked you before, but what camera/lens and editing software do you use? your pics are fab!

    http://blogoftheprettythings.blogspot.com/

    xxx

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