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TUTORIAL: Singlet Style Shopping Bag w Pattern (like the plastic shopping bag) I got the inspiration for this bag from here:....and on the purses, bags, wallets: discussions and questions board, pfirsch wanted to know how to make a more "finished" bag.

TUTORIAL: Singlet Style Shopping Bag w Pattern (like the plastic shopping bag)

I have also added another feature which allows the bag to be folded up into its own pouch (you will see this further down in the tutorial). The bag is made from one pattern piece. It's just like the plastic shopping bags and in fact the pattern is made from the shopping bag. The following picture shows the bag full (with three 2 litre drinks inside - and, BTW, carried them perfectly without the fear of the bag falling apart like the plastic ones). You start by making your pattern using.....ta da.... you guessed it, a plastic bag. Open out the gusset and cut in half on both sides: Discard one piece and fold the remaining piece in half: Place this on the fold of your fabric and pin. Place one main fabric piece and one lining fabric piece right sides together and sew the middle "U" shape. DIY: Recycled T-Shirt Tote Bag.

Free sewing pattern: Push the Envelope Messenger Bag - Portland Sewing. Floral Purse Organizer. Bag Accessories. Married to a bmw.

Bag Accessories

Bags. Married to a bmw Free Sewing Patterns: Bags 06. Runaround Bag Pattern. In this pattern you’ll find:step-by-step instructions with full color photos and professional illustrations for making one Runaround Bagfull size print-at-home pattern piecestwo interior pocket optionsmagnetic snap optionincludes License to Sell!!!

Runaround Bag Pattern

By purchasing this pattern, I also give you (the purchaser of this pattern) the rights to sell finished Runaround bags (on a home based scale). Additional information regarding the license to sell is included in the pattern. Materials needed: 3/4 yard exterior3/4 yard interior1/2" double fold bias tape (store bought or handmade)14mm magnetic snap (optional)8” zipper (optional)1 1/2 yards fusible woven interfacingthreadwater soluble pen Approx. Vintage book travel-tech organizer. As you may have figured out from my My Life Scoop posts, I’m a bit of a nut for tech accessories, especially pocket-sized ones.

vintage book travel-tech organizer

I can’t get over how awesomely small our entertainment devices are becoming; it makes traveling with them so much easier. But one issue I keep running into is how to neatly organize everything, especially the power cords and connector cables that accompany my favorite devices. Rather than spend another plane trip rummaging through my catch-all carry-on bag searching for my headphones, bumping my head on the seat in front of me every time, I decided to make a small tech-accessory organizer using elastic ribbon and an old vintage book cover. This project can be sized up or down and customized in many different ways — the best approach is to gather all the tiny tech things you travel with and see how much there is. The Itty Bitty Bag. Zipper Installation for the Itty Bitty Bag. Pleather clutch bag tutorial. V and Co: sewing with ruffle fabric: the carry all tote. Well first off, THANK YOU so much for the warm acceptance and love of my upcoming book. :) i'm excited. and i'm excited to see some of you in houston in october. make sure to say hello. i'll be the one with big DOE eyes trying to hide the fact that i'm about to puke.

V and Co: sewing with ruffle fabric: the carry all tote you all saw my first "sewing with ruffle fabric" when i made my skirt (which i think i'm going to be sporting at the Sewing Summit Conference when i'll be trying not to puke in front of people while i talk about "setting up the shot" ) well this time around i made a cute little tote... **all seam allowances are 1/2" unless otherwise instructed. -on the wrong side of the liner fabric, iron on the interfacing as per instructions that come with the interfacing. -cut out two straps by cutting them from your strap fabric at 6" x 24" (i used the width and length of my cutting ruler, it makes for a really great strap size) -lastly fold in half again, and press with an iron. -turn inside out. -top stitch around the top of bag. Fabric Clutch. OutsaPop Trashion recycled style DIY fashion eco sustainable refashion blog. 10 Free Tote Bag Patterns and Tutorials.

Totes make great handmade gifts.

10 Free Tote Bag Patterns and Tutorials

Here is a Tuesday Ten that shows a round-up of lovely totes. If you love to sew you might also like these free sewing tutorials right here on Skip to my Lou! Every tote needs a matching pouch. Pleated Zippered Pouch. Upcycle-shirt-to-purse. 45 (plus some) awesome bag tutorials revisited. New Green Mama: Reversible Messenger Bag Tutorial. Renske’s minimalist tote bag. A talented seamstress with a mission, Renske Solkesz decided to create her own wardrobe after finding herself frustrated with high fashion prices.

renske’s minimalist tote bag

When we saw her chic and modern wardrobe creations, we asked if she’d be willing to create and share a fun accessory tutorial with us. I’m super excited about what she’s come up with: an amazing self-closing utilitarian tote! I’m a huge fan of the graphic contrast and the leather and rivet details. Like her fashion designs, this tote is made from inexpensive materials, yet looks totally luxe. I’m halfway out the door to the fabric store already! CLICK HERE for the full how-to after the jump! When I designed this bag, I wanted to integrate the grip/straps in a more functional way with the rest of the bag.

Make your own 6-pocket mini pocketbook and stay organized — insatiable need. I’m sure that many of you, like me, are on an eternal quest for organization.

make your own 6-pocket mini pocketbook and stay organized — insatiable need

I know I’m not alone in finding the Container Store’s promise of a perfect, organized life utterly seductive. But here’s the thing…I don’t really like purging, I love my stuff. Therefore I also love pretty things in which to stash my stuff, so I get to enjoy my fantasy of being organized and contained. This tutorial is about helping you stay organized, in a quick, easy, and super-cute way. It is a distilled version of the Holland Cox pocketbook, and is a breeze to make. The pattern …is only four rectangles. The body is 7.25″ tall.the large pocket is 5.5″ tallthe medium pocket is 4.25″ tallthe small pocket is 3″ tall materials needed I chose a vintage cotton canvas for the body in a bright retro floral, and quilting weight cotton in a matching color for the interior.

You’ll also need a button and a bit of elastic for the closure, and a bit of ribbon for the pen. Start with the pockets 1. Bag Made From A Felted Jumper :) Mimy bag tutorial. Black Velvet Clutch Bag. Pattern. Diy Boho Jean Purse. Guitar Shaped Bag. Anthropologie Inspired Bag.