Monday, March 14, 2011

OMG! It Shouldn't Have Taken Me SOOO Long - DIY Camera Strap

Ok, so I was going to do a tutorial over how to make your own camera strap UNTIL I made mine and made so many mistakes!!  It took me for.ev.er!  I think I did everything twice and did it the hard way - both times!! 
 But in the end - I.love.it!
You can go HERE and see a great tutorial on how to make the basic camera strap.  I added the ruffle to mine - just because!

nice t-shirt! ha!

I did the brown fabric as the basic camera strap...

then added the green, coordinating fabric for the ruffle.

The brown ribbon hid all the sewing stitches (there were many!!)

Turned out soooo cute!

I absolutely LOVE it!

I can't wait to show you what I'm working on next!!

luv.luv.luv. it!


Supplies to make strap - about 1/2 yard total of fabric that I got for $1.50/yard - 75 cents
Less than a yard of ribbon that I got 5 yds. for $1 - 20 cents
So, alomost $1
About 4 hours - caused a little insanity! (should had taken 2 hours at the most)
Making a camera strap that no one else has - Pricele$$

Sneak peak at what I'm working on next
Can you say "Purse repurposed into a Camera Bag"???
Pics coming soon...


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8 comments:

  1. It turned out so cute! I can totally relate with projects that don't seem to go right! I can't wait to see the camera bag!

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  2. I think this might be my next project! Thank you for the inspiration.

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  3. It's nice to know that I'm not the only one who has messed up making their own camera strap. :)

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  4. Your camera strap is adorable! I want to make one now. I know the horror of a project gone wrong in that it takes 2x as long as it should. Happened to me recently. Anywhoo, your finished product turned out great!

    Following :)

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  5. I just googled to find out how to make a strap and found your blog. I am so excited that you will be making a camera insert since I was googling to figure that out as well. Thanks! I just became a follower of your blog!

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  6. Super cute! Great job! Sorry it took so long though! Thanks for linking up!

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  7. I love this! The ruffles make it perfect! Thanks for linking up!

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  8. Thanks for sharing! I just bought a new camera worthy of a handmade strap!

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