My mom has a super heavy-duty "SailRite" machine. It weighs like 30kg, has a "walking foot" and is geared to sew through like a dozen layers of super-heavy fabric. While visiting, we found some old scrap canvas once intended for sail covers and upholstery so I decided to make myself a tool carrier styled after a sail rigger's bag that I had seen. I liked the way the design was based on having lots of pockets around the outside (it has 24). For the handle, I whittled down a little piece of white cedar wood (found in the yard). Thanks to mom's coaching and help on a couple of tricky stitches, I think it turned out pretty nice.

@praxeology we love those! We borrow our friend's from time to time.

The tool carrier is gorgeous.


@neauoire It's really fun to use that kind of machine. It feels like some kind of old farm tractor but for sewing.

I like how it looks but now I'm like "hmm... some of these tools are ugly. I need some screwdrivers with nice wooden handles. etc." :unwanted_smirk:

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