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Glenda's Bag Tutorial

Glenda's Bag Tutorial

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Published by: hobbscarrie on Oct 21, 2009
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Short bottom bae:: Cut from fabric: 1-8 ~ x14 ~ piece(this will be the bottomof bag) 2-2 x 14 ~ strips(for the stripeson the bag) 2-8 ~ x 14 ~ (this will be for the top of the bag) Sewthesepiecestogether(1/4 inch seamallowance) aspicturedbelow:

This pieceof fabric (the outsideof the bag)shouldbe 14 ~ incheswide by 28 inches long. Lay this pieceon top of your fuseshade cut the fuseshade match.Iron on and to with shiny sideagainstthe wrong sideof the fabric on the wool setting. Do not movethe iron backand forth but placethe iron in placefor 10 seconds so andthenlift up and or repeatin anotherareauntil you haveironedit on completely. . m
Sew pieces of fabric together to make the inside of the bag the same size 14 Y:z inches wide x 28 inches long. Cut the same size fuse shadeand iron it on with the shiny side against the wrong siac of the fabric.

Pockets madeby sewing2 piecesof fabric with right sidestogetherleavinga small are openingwhereyou canturn the pocketright sideout andpressandstitch on the pieceof fabric that will be the insideof the bag. Makeany sizepocket(5x5 inch is the usualsize) andsew it on 3 inchesbelow what will be the top of the bag.

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With right sidestogethersewup the sidesof the bagusing Y.in. seam allowance. With a handinsidethe bag pokethe comersout anddraw a straightline 2 inchesin trom the point. Stitch alongthis line on both points of the outsideof the bag. Do the samething with the points on the insideof the bag. Turn the outsideof the bagright sideout and smooththe points so they arefacing towardseachother. Put the insideof the bag into the outsideof the bagand tuck the pointsdown so they arefacing towardseachotheralso.

Fingerpressthe top edgesY4"down pinning edgestogetheran aroundthe top edgeof the bag. Don't forget to makethe bagstraps(seebelow) andtopstitcharoundthe top edgeof the bagpositioningthe bag straps3 inchesfrom the sideseams. For the bag strapsyou will needto cut 2 piecesof fabric 2 Y2" wide by 22" long and2 piecesof fuseshade samesize. Iron on fuseshade the (shiny sideto wrong sideof fabric). Fold strapsin halflengthwise andthen fold edges insidecrease to again. Fold togetherandtopstitch. Stitch straps3 inchestrom side seams.

Tall bottom bat!: Cut from fabric: 1-14 Y2"wide x17" long (for the bottom) 2-14 W' wide x 2" long (for the strips) 2-14 Yz"wide x 3 Y2"long(for the tops)
2-2 Y2"wide x 22" long (for the bag straps)


Usea variety of fabricscut and sewntogetherto make the insidelining of the bagthe samesizeasthe outside. Follow the basicdirectionsfor the short bottombag althoughthe dimensions will be slightly different.

Lal"2er middle ball: Cut from fabric: 1-8 W' x 16" (bottom bag) of 2-8 W'x 16(largermiddle of bag) 2-2 ~"x 16" (top of bag) 2-2 W' x 22" strips(for bag straps) Usea variety of fabricscut and sewntogetherto make the insidelining of the bagthe samesizeasthe outside. Sew following the basicdirectionsfor the short bottom bag althoughdimensions will be slightly different. P.S.If you haveany questions please Paulaor JaneMcKinlay. call Almost any questionyou havethey can answerover the phone.

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