Last week as I was getting ready to go to Quilt Market I had a ton of things to do. And not one of them included making this adorable scrappy strap for my camera!
But I couldn’t resist!
Here is the tutorial from We All Sew.
I will show what “tweaks” I did to make mine. If you look thru the original pattern first, my tweaks might make more sense!
First, I needed hardware. Luckily I stopped at a local shop this week and saw this package.
It is meant for a purse project, but oh well!
Next I cut 12 strips 3″ wide x 4 ½” long. If I were to do it again, I might make them only 4″ long or use 1 or 2 less. It is a little long for me.
Once I had all my strips sewn together, I added thin fusible fleece to the wrong side of the strip. I would not recommend thicker fleece- once you fold the strip in half it would be very bulky. But this added some nice padding for when it is around my neck.
I sewed three lines of quilting with my trust Aurifil thread. I wasn’t sure what color to use, but this variegated blue ended up being perfect; it even looked great on the pink sections!
Then I added my hardware- I just used the 2 swivel rings that were attached to D-rings and the sliding buckle so I can change the length if I want. I want! I did need two split rings to attach to my camera so I can clip the hooks onto them.
And done! It did not take long- less than an hour and so totally cute! Got a camera? You should make one!
Go raid your 3 or 3 ½” bin- or this would be great for those leftover 5″ squares!