Easy Lined Drawstring Bag »
InstructionsThis project is based on another lined bag I made (http://www.sillypearl.com/2011/04/craft-tutorial-reversible-reusable.html), except it has a drawstring closure. The casing is simply the top of the bag folded down after sewing in the lining, which adds a nice contrasting trim to the top. Also, you don't need to use a safety pin and shove the ribbon through...you just insert it into the fold then ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Romantic, Casual, Whimsical, Retro / Vintage, Classic, Cute
Fabric, screen printing kit (screens, paints, etc) image from graphicsfairy.blogspot.com, ribbon.
What was your inspiration?
My mom is a knitter and has a bunch of drawstring bags for each of her knitting works in progress.
What are you most proud of?
The easy casing and contrasting trim up top.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
If you're decorating the outside of the bag, do that on one of the outside panels first before sewing the bag together. Have fun choosing contrasting fabrics. Don't sew on top of the ribbon when sewing the casing down. Enjoy!