A Sewing Machine Cover.
It has taken me a little while but it took my finally got sick of all the dust in my sewing machine to make me realise that I need a cover for it.
A quick hunt through the fabric stashes (yes plural) I found the one. Its a Halloween print quilting fabric, a purple base with little black bats and orange stars.
All the necessary components, including my cup of tea.
To start with I measured my sewing machine.
I could not find my tape measure so I just grabbed my yard stick and measured it roughly.
Then measured the pattern out with scrap paper.
Cut the fabric to size, leaving about 2 cm gap all the way around for seam allowance.
To finish I edged the bottom with some black satin ribbon I had laying around.
And voila, my sewing machine cover is complete.
I had thought of lining it with something to stiffen it up, like cardboard, interfacing or wadding but a lack of suitable materials and a severe case of the “couldn't-be-bothered-s” I left it as it is. It does the job, that is all that matters.