DIY Tutorial Ideas Step-by-Step
how do you fray the edges
Clip them with sharp scissors. About 1cm apart. Be careful not to catch the stitching. Then rub vigorously. Put it in the washer and the drier and it will fluff up beautifully. Clean our the lint catcher afterwards!!!
I made this it was easy and turned out well except it was a little too "floppy" Next time I will add some interfacing to each square but not in the seam so it won't be too thick to sew
I made it too. It turned out to b superb. Loved it. I dont knw how to add a picpic of my bag or else would add it
could you tell me the size of your squares? Please.
This may sound stupid but how do you get written instructions. Like what size to cut your squares etc. This just show pics and I’ve sewed enough to know how but a patter would be nice.
Yes that's what I would like to know, how big are the individual squares?
Look at the pic with the sewing machine and cutting mat. To me, it looks like the squares are about 5-6 inches. That's a good size bag. You could always make them smaller , 3-4 inches, if you wanted it to be more the size of a purse. Pattern not needed as pictures are pretty clear.
How was the inside pocket put on.? Looks like after bag was made.. if so ..is it hand sewn on?
Did you sandwich this or just use two fabrics? Thank you
I came across this bag and I decided to make it. I wanted a bigger bag to carry craft items and perhaps fabric and sewing supplies, maybe even a small cutting pad. I made MY BAG 9 squares front and back, three across the bottom and 3 coming up the two sides. 27- 6" squares of denim and 27- 6" squares of fun fabric that shows in the interior of the bag. I cut 6" squares from 2 pair of black denim that I got from a thrift store. I washed all fabric on hot water and dried it on high. This way there is no shrinking after it is made. The only problem I had was having to go back and release the bottom corners 1/2" so that I could pivot where the sides and the front meet up at the bottom. That is not evident on the photos. I did NOT put a layer between the denim and fabric either. The denim is heavy enough that a liner would have been even more to sew through on the seams. I pressed my seams flat open so that I wouldn't have such a big hump to go over and that worked very well for me. I took 12"X6" fabric, adhered interfacing to the wrong side, then folded it in half to create a smooth top pocket. I put the pocket on the square and moved it down where I wanted it to be, maybe 1 1/2"? then I trimmed the excess off. I basted the pocket to the interior liner fabric side of the denim and lining square. I put 2 pockets on the middle tier, the top tier is just the 3 squares going across. I wish I could add a couple of photos. That way my confusing words would make sense.