Ginger Snap Crafts: DIY Camera Strap Cover #snapsnippets #snapconf

DIY Camera Strap Cover #snapsnippets #snapconf

Guys…I’ll be headed to Utah on Wednesday for Snap! Eek! I’m super excited & a lot nervous! ha! Annnnd I have a to do list up to my eyeballs trying to get ready! I think I’ll get it all done but we’ll see I guess! ;)

One of the things on my to do list was making a cute camera strap cover for my cameral Do you think I’ll be the only blogger without a DSLR? ha! I guess I’ll find out very soon! Anyways, I saw this ah-mazing & simple camera strap tutorial over on Capital B, & I thought I’d try it out. By the way, Sky from Capital B was one of my very first blogging friends, & I am soooooo excited about meeting her at Snap! I can’t wait! ;)

DIY camera strap

polkadot camera strap

Sky did an an awesome tutorial so you’ll have to check out her post for all the specifics.  The only thing I did differently was that I just used one type of fabric. Sky used 2 coordinating fabric pieces on hers. So she has seams on both sides, I just folder my fabric in half & sewed up one side. I used hot pink thread! I like the little pop of color! (This fabric was left over from my kindle fire fabric cover project.)

camera strap upclose

Sky recommended using fusible fleece for the inside of the camera strap. I found a similar product at my craft store called Pellon 808 Craft Fuse. I’m pretty sure they’re the same thing or pretty close! Anyways, it’s in the fabric section, & you can buy it by the yard.  I bought a yard for less than two dollars, & I had plenty for this project. The Craft Fuse just makes it a little stiffer & hold it’s shape better.

camera

Annnnd incase your were wondering my camera is an Olympus Pen.  I’ve been using it for about 6 months or so. Buuut I had to break out my old point & shoot camera for these pictures, & she did just fine. ha! ;)

Well, I’ve got one thing checked off my list…..just a gazillion more to go!
Are you going to Snap?  Let me know! :)

DIY camera strap

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This project & post were created for Ginger Snap Crafts by Ginger Bowie.

8 comments:

  1. So cute, Ginger! I made a couple last year as Christmas presents. I may have to whip one up for myself this weekend! Can't wait to meet you at SNAP!!

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  2. Awww, I'm feeling so special right now ;) Thanks for linking to Capital B and I LOVE your camera strap- smart to only make one seam if you didn't have to do two! Your pink fuzzy flower is so cute too! Can't wait to meet you, my dear friend :)

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  3. So cute! I'm envious of you going to SNAP! Hope you have fun! (And I am sure you won't be the only one without a DSLR. I just got my first a couple months ago!

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  4. So cute! I so hope I get to meet you at Snap! And no, you won't be the only without a DSLR. I have one but am not bringing it :)

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  5. So exciting! I can't wait to see your pictures!

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  6. How stylish! Makes photography extra fun!

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  7. Have a great trip!!

    Just wondering if you made your strap for your Cannon, as well. They're both so cute! I really like the black and pink, so fun.

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  8. How much are the camera strap covers?

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