AUTOPLAY
Sew A Bag
11 steps
We tried out shibori!
First, iron your fabric. We’re using a cotton tea towel.
1. First, iron your fabric. We’re using a cotton tea towel.
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Fold it in half. We wanted a thinner bag, so we folded in the sides too, keeping the loop centered.
2. Fold it in half. We wanted a thinner bag, so we folded in the sides too, keeping the loop centered.
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Cut off your sides.
3. Cut off your sides.
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Reverse your fabric so your finished seams will be on the outside.
4. Reverse your fabric so your finished seams will be on the outside.
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Sew your sides—start at the top to make sure your finished seams line up perfectly.
5. Sew your sides—start at the top to make sure your finished seams line up perfectly.
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Sew your other side, still making sure the top lines up.
6. Sew your other side, still making sure the top lines up.
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Make your bottom by measuring out triangles in each corner. Pin them to know where to sew.
7. Make your bottom by measuring out triangles in each corner. Pin them to know where to sew.
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Sew straight across where you just pinned.
8. Sew straight across where you just pinned.
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I chose to add a seam up the sides of my bag—this helps give a little more structure to the bag.
9. I chose to add a seam up the sides of my bag—this helps give a little more structure to the bag.
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Make sure to clip all your loose threads.
10. Make sure to clip all your loose threads.
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Pack your bag! Add a project, a picnic, or whatever! Use the loop to hang it or add a big button.
11. Pack your bag! Add a project, a picnic, or whatever! Use the loop to hang it or add a big button.
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