This Christmas I decided to make gig bags for my wife's and daughter's new instruments. My wife plays her shiny Christmas-present-opened-early baritone ukulele in the Diamond Harbour Ukulele Orchestra. She'd been practicing on a restrung guitar
for a few weeks to learn the chords.
Our daughter's christmas gift is an acoustic electric bass guitar so she can busk in Christchurch with her friends for some extra holiday cash.
So, we've got two new instruments that are going to be carted around a lot and nobody likes to carry their instrument around in those cardboard boxes they come in! I made a gig bag for my acoustic electric bass a couple of years ago so I thought I'd document the process this time.
I reckon if you are handy with the sewing machine and have the materials at hand, you could do it in a few hours. I did the first one (baritone ukulele) in an evening/morning (as you can see by the light in the pics) but I was making adjustments and taking lots of pics. The second one (acoustic electric bass) was all done in an afternoon. In fact, I think writing up this Instructable took longer!
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