Quilted Ukulele Bag: Tutorial

quilted ukulele bag

How about a little break from the Desmond Pack sew-along? Here is a preview of my second post for The Sewing Party! I made a quilted ukulele bag with some fabric I, eh, “borrowed” from by wife’s fabric stash. I think she was going to make pillow cases or something at one point, but never got around to it. Since she doesn’t really sew any more, I’ve slowly started to claim her fabric stash as my own.

Over on The Sewing Party’s website there is a full tutorial on how to make your own custom sized instrument bag. There are directions for making the pattern, which is actually pretty easy with only two pattern pieces to make based off of your instrument. The pattern can be adapted to fit any small instrument, not just ukulele’s. Go check it out!

I am contributing to The Sewing Party’s blog this year and I am thrilled to be part of the program. There are lots of other fun and interesting articles from the other contributors, as well as contests, including one right now where they are giving away a sewing machine and a bundle of McCall’s patterns! Details about the contest are here.

quilted ukulel bag, cat bed

Even if you don’t have a small instrument, you should probably make one of these anyway. Apparently they make great small animal beds too!

Head over to The Sewing Party for the full set of instructions and lots more step by step images.

2 Responses to “Quilted Ukulele Bag: Tutorial”

  1. Abbey — October 14, 2015 @ 3:15 pm

    Okay, so the pattern thing is cool and all (and useful, since I am a musician sometimes), but I got super excited when I noticed that your cat appears to be a dilute tortie–we have one, too! (#catnerd) Yours looks like (s)he has the same definition of the word “helpful” as ours does. =)

    • Taylor replied: — October 14th, 2015 @ 3:29 pm

      Oh yes, she is very “helpful.” Her name is Kalypso and she is indeed a dilute tortie. We’ve been told that there is something genetic with dilute torties and many also have very strong personalities. Kalypso certainly falls into that category.

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