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Monday, April 11, 2011

Diaper Clutch and a Giveaway!

I have seen several diaper clutches and love the idea.  Now that Liam is a little older, I don't really need to carry around a diaper bag.  I'd love to carry around one of my beautiful purses again.  While googling one day, I came across this beautiful Poopy Clutch.  I can't take credit for the idea or tutorial, though.  I found it here, I Still Love You.  I did make a few adjustments however.  I found a nice piece of grey vinyl, that looks like leather, in the remnant bin and then wanted to add a pop of color with a pretty liner fabric.  I couldn't find the button stud that was used for the closure but I found something else in the purse aisle at Jo Ann Fabrics. 

Here's how I made my diaper clutch.  I used Wonder Under (follow the directions exactly and your vinyl shouldn't melt) to fuse the liner fabric and the vinyl together.  Then I outlined the template found at ISLY and cut it out.  Here is how it looked after it was cut:

And here is a close up of the clasp that I used.  It's a silver toggle clasp.


I used the stencil to mark the place for the clasp on the top of the clutch and then I traced the toggle and cut out the hole for the hardware.



Then I used the stencil to mark the location of the toggle and that was also used to close the 2 sides and bottom of the clutch.

And here is the finished product.  I think it turned out great and I can't wait to go to our play group on Tuesday so I can throw it in my bag.


I have 3 diapers size 4 diapers tucked in and there is still room for me to add my travel wipe case and a disposable changing pad. 

Since I have enough fabric to make another clutch, I thought I could make one and give it away to a lucky follower.  I will choose a winner, via random.org, on Monday, April 18th.  In order to be considered, you must be a follower and leave me a comment.  You will get an extra entry if you share this on your blog (let me know if you do).  Good Luck!

Lindsay

7 comments:

Carrie said...

What a great idea! If I don't win I am going to make one.

christina said...

adorable clutch! I"ve got to make one!

Mrs Dully said...

This is ahhhhmazing. Please please please let me win!
Will be posting about this tomorrow on my blog.

Solange, Nik and Caitlin said...

What a great idea! My daughter is already potty trained but I will show it to my friends who would love to get their purses back!!!

Kacie said...

this is soooooo cute! I have been following your blog for a little over a month, and love all of your ideas! the easter baskets, and cotton ball bunnies were a huge hit for 7 little boys under the age of 3, on my Easter craft day I held, inspired by you! thank you!

kasilain said...

This is ADORABLE!! Most items for my second baby I have been hand making - breast feeding cover, sling wrap, maternity jeans even! I love this idea. I will be sharing this on my Facebook page if it counts as an extra entry!

Corey said...

This is so cute. I've been looking for something like this. I hope I win it. If not, I'm going to have to make it.

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