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How to make a tote bag

How to make a tote bag
Here is a simple way to make a tote bag. The best part it is even reversible. You might also like to make a zippered pouch to go with your new tote! You will be surprised at how easy it is to put in a zipper with this zippered pouch tutorial. You will need: 2 pieces fabric 13 1/2 inches X 14 inches (outside) 2 pieces fabric 13 1/2 inches X 14 inches (lining) 1 piece 4” X about 44″ long 1. 2. 3. 4. Cut four pieces fabric 13 1/2 inches X 14 inches. Sew lining fabric right sides together on three sides and also outer fabric right sides together on three sides. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Finished! You might be interested in making a matching pocket tissue holder and zippered pouch to go with your tote! The fabric is from Heather Bailey.

Trousse à bijoux de voyage {tuto} - Couture Préparez et placer les éléments de la trousse (Partie 2) Extérieur de la trousse :Prenez le rectangle de cuir 17.5 x 21 cm et arrondissez-lui les coins en utilisant un verre pour vous aider à faire le tracé de l'arrondi. Fermeture de la trousse :Prenez le rectangle de cuir 5 x 6 cm et arrondissez deux coins. Posez le dessus d'une pression du côté où les coins sont arrondis et venez le coudre sur le grand rectangle cuir 17.5 x 21 en plein milieu du côté de 17.5 cm. Pochette à colliers :Cousez un côté de la deuxième fermeture éclair sur le grand rectangle cuir à l'opposé de la fermeture de la trousse.Cousez l'autre côté de la fermeture éclair sur le rectangle à pois avec pochette fleurie à l'opposé de la pochette fleurie. Coupez toutes les pièces Dans le cuir :1 rectangle de 17.5 x 21 cm1 rectangle de 5.5 x 8.5 cm1 rectangle de 1.5 x 8.5 cm1 rectangle de 5 x 6 cm Dans le tissu à pois :3 rectangles de 17.5 x 21 cm Dans le tissu fleuri :1 rectangle de 17.5 x 9 cm Cousez tous les éléments ensemble

Embroidered Felt Brooch Project Melissa (from tiny happy and our board) has made some lovely embroidered brooches in past months. Today she shows you how to them too. Pin one on your jacket, give one to a friend… You’ll want to make several. From Melissa: I’ve been enjoying making these little pins by hand, late in the evening while listening to music or watching a DVD. You don’t need much to create one, just some scraps of felt, some embroidery thread and a needle. Here I’ve included some guidelines for making a brooch with a hand-embroidered daisy design. 1. 2. Here is a picture of some of my embroidered pins, a couple of geometric designs, a pine branch and some daisies: I don’t use patterns or transfers for any of my embroideries, and I encourage you to just start stitching and see where your thread takes you. For a quick reminder about chain or other embroidery stitches you can print our Pocket Stitch Book, or there are also some good diagrams here. 4.

Tote With Ruffly Ribbon Handles & Ties It's April 25th... do you know where your Mother's Day present is?? No worries if you don't. Sew4Home has you covered with four fast, easy and very pretty projects for your mommy. Today, we start it off with our Market Tote. We chose Tula Pink's Parisville for all our Happy Mother's Day print fabric with coordinating Designer Linen Solids. The finished bag is approximately 12½" high x 13" wide with 2½" boxed bottom corners. Any Sewing Machine (we recommend the Janome Memory Craft Horizon 7700QCP... you could use a more basic model, but I just LOVE my Horizon, so I have to recommend it now and then) Our fabric cut recommendations are generous to allow for fussy cutting. Create the bag lining and inside pocket Find the 12" x 7" pocket piece.Fold in half, right sides together, making it 6" x 7".Using a ¼" seam allowance, stitch around all sides, pivoting at the corners. Create the bag exterior Handles and ties and finishing the bag Contributors Tags: Mother's Day Section: Storage Solutions

Reversible Messenger Bag Tutorial <div class="greet_block wpgb_cornered"><div class="greet_text"><div class="greet_image"><a href=" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img src=" alt="WP Greet Box icon"/></a></div>Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to <a href=" rel="nofollow"><strong>subscribe to the RSS feed</strong></a> for updates on this topic.<div style="clear:both"></div></div></div> I am not a purse carrier. When I am out and about I usually have my large diaper bag/tote bag, which I love, but it can be sort of huge when I am just out on my own and just need to run into a store or something. So, I wanted to have something smaller that could fit just the essentials like keys, wallet and phone. I made a small, easy to carry, fully reversible messenger style bag: So, I have created a tutorial for how to make this little beauty. Supplies Needed:

le tuto de la pochette de sac façon mini-cartable - Le blog de marie-bobine's 17 septembre 2011 6 17 /09 /septembre /2011 17:27 pour faire une pochette de sac..... pour commencer, télécharger le patron en cliquant ici et découper chaque pièce dans 2 tissus différents. préparer la poche (la plus petite pièce) en faisant l'ourlet positionner la poche sur la partie avant de la pochette envers sur endroit et piquer aux 2/3 de la longueur pour former 2 poches assembler l'avant et le dos sans coudre les "coins dégarnis" pour former le volume du fond de la pochette, écarter les "coins dégarnis" et pincer en faisant correspondre les coutures du fond avec celles des côtés, piquer . et le tour est joué !!! n'hésitez pas si vous avez des questions, des critiques, des encouragements... laissez moi un petit com ...

tiny happy: shoulder bag tutorial Here's a rough pattern and guide for making a shoulder bag like one of these, as promised. These are really easy to make, and I always have so much fun choosing fabrics and buttons for them. I have to warn you however that i'm not very good at explaining things in words, so I hope you can understand my general meaning in these directions! Once you've drawn and cut out your pattern, cut two from your chosen bag fabric, and two from your lining fabric. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 9. 10. p.s. please email me a picture if you try this out because I'd love to see it!

The Angela Shoulder Bag This cute tall and narrow tote is named after my very favorite Angela, my oldest daughter. She designed the bag with a bit o' help from her very favorite aunt. Together they created a simple yet stylish shoulder bag, using Angela's own stash of fave fabric scraps and cotton webbing for the strap. We thought it turned out so well, we asked the designer's permission to share it with you. She graciously agreed to let us re-create the bag, and even let us pick our own fabric. I guess the whole 'designer thing' hasn't gone to her head yet, causing her to throw scissors across the room and shriek, "Tell that Klum woman and Tim what's-his-name to get me some fabric I can work with!!! We liked the way the pretty curves at the top stood up straight and tall. Any Sewing Machine (we recommend the Janome Jem Gold 3) Create and place the pockets Find the 8" x 8" interior pocket piece. Edgestich each pocket in place along both sides and across the bottom, pivoting at the corners. Attach the strap

Ruffle Tote Bag Tutorial I started out to make this bag thinking it would be cute but not something I would carry around myself. I was really just doing it as a project option for Week 5 of the Learn to Sew series. But now that it’s done I am in love and I think I just might keep it for myself. If you have a daughter I think it would be fantastic as a little dance bag or you could use it yourself for a library bag. Three layers of ruffles on a cute little tote bag. And it’s got hot pink in it. And guess what? OK, so enough talk. Ruffle Tote Bag Tutorial: Supplies Needed: 3 coordinating fabrics. Coordinating ribbon-1-2 yards 1 tote bag (you get them at any craft store and they come in other colors too if you prefer) Instructions: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. And that’s it!

Dolman Sleeve Top Over the past few months, I've seen slouchy tops popping up everywhere. Most of the tops in my closet are slim fitting, so to add a little variety to the mix I took a shot at making this blue slouchy dolman sleeved shirt. I loved how it turned out, so I made another. And because I like you guys so much, I made a tutorial to go along with it. What you'll need: 1 1/2 yards of knit/stretchy fabric (slightly more or less depending on your size)thread in a coordinating color Step 1. Step 2. Once they're cut, they should look like this: Step 3. Next, with right sides together, sew up your shoulder seams. * I've heard many people say they have no desire to sew because they don't have a serger, and feel like their clothes will look "homemade" without one. Step 4. Line up the rectangle and the top of your shirt, and cut an identical neck hole along the folded edge, as seen below: Now, with right sides together, pin the rectangle to your top, matching up the neck holes. Step 5. Step 6. Step 7.

Piping & Stripe(ing) Shoulder Bag Tutorial **UPDATE** If you'd like this tutorial (and any of my others) in PDF format click here. Note: to view the PDF tutorial, you will need the latest Adobe Viewer program. Get the latest version of the viewer absolutely free by clicking on the button below: Trumpets sounding! I have written another tutorial about sewing with piping on bags which accompanies this tutorial. I think one of the things that we love about bags is that they are a great way to add interest to your outfit. Click on any picture to enlarge it. Yum! Back view. Close-up left In this project you will pick up/apply these skills: Sew with piping - to trim a pocket and the top edge of your bag. Here's How I Put It Together Shopping list (as if you were buying from a shop, and not using stash fabrics) NB all seam allowances are 1cm (3/8") unless otherwise stated. Pattern includes 1cm seam allowance. 1. 2. From pattern piece 2. cut: 1x pink flower fabric, 1x firm iron-on piece, 1 heavy sew-in piece, and 1x lining piece. 3. 4. Ta dah!

Very well explained, thank you! by nicmich Feb 2

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