I could not find a jewelry roll pattern that I liked completely. As a result I chose pieces from different designs to come up with my own pattern. I used leftover fabric from Agnes' quilt.
The top strip that holds necklaces and bracelets is sewn down in a few places across the top so that it won't sag when the jewelry is on there. The necklaces obviously get hooked onto the strip. The center stuffed strip is for rings. It snaps at the right side for access.
|I reinforced the snap area with interfacing.|
|In addition to the rings, I put some of my circular earrings on here which works well, too.|
I saw one design that had the pockets at the bottom. In addition to providing a place for things like solid bracelets, long necklaces can be tucked in. That made a lot of sense to me, and it was something missing from most jewelry roll patterns. Without it I think things would possibly be sliding out the sides.
|There are the pockets, sewn down the center to create two...|
|long necklaces out....|
|and long necklaces neatly tucked in.|
I thought about putting in something to hold stud-type earrings, but decided to just push them through the pocket top.
|The studs and wires are not much more than a large needle and don't damage the fabric.|
One mistake that just happened to work out was the placement of the ribbon at the center back. I should have placed it at the bottom end. Were my roll longer or shorter the ribbon tie may have gotten rolled up making it rather useless. Luck was with me, though! It works perfectly.
Very pretty, and very useful! Love the pocket idea - it makes sense - I wonder why other designs don't do it :D Well done on the challenge - I can report on my progress too!ReplyDelete
NONE! LOL!! I still haven't even cut out the fabric! I still have 3 days though ... I think I can get it done :D
Great job combining different designs to come up with your own. Looks like there's a spot for everything. Love your choice of fabric.ReplyDelete