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Drawstring Bag

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

In this free mini-class, Kristin Link of Sew, Mama, Sew! leads you through two fun and easy projects you're sure to love.

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Category Sewing
Sizing Other
Style Cute
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What materials did you use? I used some fat quarters left over from a quilt I made my daughter.

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What are you most proud of? I tried to be very tidy in the construction of this bag and it looks pretty good! Adding a lining always confused me before but the instructions are excellent in the class and I got it no problem!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Just follow along and have fun customizing your bag! I'm going to make one for myself now. I think they will be very useful and are a great way to use up some leftover fabrics/fat quarters in your stash.

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Looking good, Angie! I also took this course already. I just need to actually make a bag. Oooh, a good idea would be to make a "storage" bag for our quilts, with the leftover fabric(s) from the project, so you'd know what quilt the bag was holding. Just a thought.

04/05/2013 Flag

yes, i thought of that! i'm really not good at expanding patterns (ok, i know, there is a drafting lesson in the new bom!) but i think i could probably eke out a square bag for a quilt! thanks! i'm going to try the bucket bag now....

04/05/2013 Flag

Cute bag. Love the personalization

04/05/2013 Flag

thanks! i wish i would have added some decorative stitches along the top of the beige part using my regular sewing machine. next time!

04/05/2013 Flag

What a great bag for a tween to take her "ditties" to a sleepover. You just inspired me for gifts for my g-kids! Thanks.

04/06/2013 Flag