by mops 21 Jul 2023

Small bag. My daughter asked me to make a triangular bag for her partner's cords for his mobile phone, watch and a lot more. So I stitched some jeans strips together for the outer fabric and added initials.

Americans may have a good laugh at those initials. I had to hear his anecdotal story to realise that RPG meant rocket propelled grenade.


by noah 14d ago

Nice job :):)I bet he loved it?xx

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mops by mops 3d ago

He did.

by dragonflyer 14d ago

Very creative... love the use of jeans

by jrob Moderator 14d ago

Great design amd wonderful story!

by mad14kt 08 Aug 2023

Nice! Nice! Nice! Me like a lot ... FIESTA :D

by dailylaundry 26 Jul 2023

Awesome! Love the initials especially! Hugs to you!

by sonjapotgieter 26 Jul 2023


by pennifold 22 Jul 2023

Brilliant work on this bag Martine. I love your thought process on how to work it out. Love Chris

by worthy 21 Jul 2023

That is such a wonderful idea to use the jean fabric. Turned out great. Thanks for sharing.

by basketkase 21 Jul 2023

What a lovely bag, Martine......I love the fabrics and how well the text stands out!!

by peafarm 21 Jul 2023

I love this Martene. Great choice of fabric too. It is so difficult, I find, to embroider or make something for men. As an American, I've heard of RPG but didn't know what it represented....maybe would have to be a military person. I don't know gamer's either so didn't even know a game was out like described below. But, another great project.

by sebsews 21 Jul 2023

Great denim bag for the cords! Love that you create your own project. Love the initials too.

by rescuer Moderator 21 Jul 2023

Add another meaning: A role-playing game (RPG) is a game in which each participant assumes the role of a character that can interact within the game's imaginary world.
Well done! It is good to see more of your work!

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mops by mops 21 Jul 2023

Thanks. Never too old to learn!

by toogie 21 Jul 2023

I like the yellow on the denim and good use of design. This reminds me of the shape of the phone holders I just made. Gives me another idea for next trip, thanks!

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mops by mops 21 Jul 2023

I think it's more or less the same pattern and easy to make.
I made my first one using two quilted blocks and stitched bias tape around the exposed seams. This time I lined it properly and that took some puzzling out how to do that.

by 02kar Moderator 21 Jul 2023

A clever design to meet his needs. And the story of the initials adds to the interest.

by asterixsew Moderator 21 Jul 2023

Looks good and one can see that you have not lost your touch creating interesting work

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mops by mops 21 Jul 2023

Thank you. I have not embroidered a lot lately other than occasional requests as I did a lot of knitting and sewing.

by Tu2ml 21 Jul 2023

Oh, he will be thrilled with this new bag. It can be so difficult to find appropriate fabrics when we need them for the men in our lives. The denim was a great choice here, and I like the monogram style as well.

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mops by mops 21 Jul 2023

Thank you. I like the reuse of denim for all sort of things.