Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag »
InstructionsGreetings from Sydney, Australia!
My 8 year old daughter asked for a fabric bag to use in her school canteen for her lunch order to be made by this Friday! So I had to prove that I could complete a project in one evening!
I showed her this Craftsy course last evening, Tuesday, she knew instantly what fabric she wanted, we cut out the pattern, the fabric & away we went! Ok, I ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Mod, Cute
Sis Boom Superfly in Blue for outer, an Oliver + S Cape Ann fat quarter for the lining, plus a piece of vinyl (cut from a duvet bag) for a transparent pocket to display the lunch order. Chain-stitched name on middle panel - fun, personal touch, she was fascinated by this step!
What was your inspiration?
Pleasing my daughter with my rejuvenated sewing skills, we began sewing together this year, after a 20 year break for me :)
What are you most proud of?
My daughter's amazing eye for fabric combinations!
She is fantastic, a designer in the making.
Teaching your child to sew is a great way to pass on such a useful skill, we enjoyed the whole process of selecting the pattern, the fabric and creating together.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
It's an easy, very satisfying project, an instant reward for investing your sewing skills....meanwhile, the tricky Vogue princess seam top I am in the middle of finishing is still waiting....
Ps apologies for the sideways iPhone photo, no matter how many times I took it & rotated it, it still appears sideways ?!?