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Drawstring Bag - JG (Camo)

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Camo Bag for JG

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Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag taught by Kristin Link

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Category Sewing
Type Accessory
Sizing Unisex
Style Casual, Funky
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What materials did you use? Ripstop nylon, remnant fabric in camouflage, nylon cording.

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What are you most proud of? I didn't give up after encountering some problems with thread tension. I went online and browsed through some kite-building sites for advice and was able to finish the bag without any more problems.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Make sure you know the characteristics of your materials. I might not have jumped in so quickly to use such a thin ripstop nylon fabric, but the thicker cuts look like they are more manageable. Next time I sew a bag for a boy I might reduce the channel measurements so there isn't the appearance of a ruffle at the top, and I didn't need a full 3/4" for the channel since I was using 1/2" nylon cording.

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