Adventures in Paper Piecing

Adventures in Bag Making: Range Backpack DONE!

Follow up to my post Did something awesome – took an in person crafting class!, in which I took an in-person class (the first in many years it seems) to learn how to make the Range Backpack by Noodlehead.

I took the class last Thursday but I was determined to have it finished by the time I returned to the quilt shop for my first Open Sew evening on Wednesday (yesterday).

Here it is in my studio in progress:

And here is it COMPLETED:

To say I am pleased to have completed it is an understatement (smile). The instructions were excellent but it was like a zillion little parts and I was surprised that they all went together so perfectly (well almost, I did not properly center. my zipper and had to add some tabs on either side of the zipper to hide my mistake),

It was awesome to be able to show it off at Open Sew yesterday. The teacher I had last week for the class was there and I was able to show her as well as ask some follow up questions so I could make it even better next time (yes I think I might attempt it again…someday…).

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