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Green Bag Lady

Bag Pattern Step 1 Step 2 Step 3


•Helpful hint: pinch dots in both
Cut 2--18” x 18” squares of fabric Put the 2 pieces together right sides facing hands and pull so fabric is flat
and looks like diagram below
Sew all sides 1/4 in from edge

Bottom corner view


wrong side of fabric
wrong side of fabric
side seam

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bottom seam
draw dots on
Cut a 2.5 inch square out of the corners of fabric with bottom corners
bottom corners on both sides dot to dot•

Green Bag Lady


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Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7

Fold handle Fold over the top of bag about


Cut a strip one inch and make a seam around
of fabric in half length Place a ruler at the
wise and left edge of bag, make the whole bag attaching the handles•
3” x 18” at the tip of the handle as you go.
for the zig zag sew marks at 6.5” and 11.5”
or serge the this is the CENTER Sew around the whole bag again
handle 1/8 from the top of the bag.
open edge of where to attach
handles (do NOT turn
•Helpful hint: backstitch at handles
bag right side out yet,
when you go over them for reinforcement!
sew handles on first)

Turn bag right side out and go


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as gifts/gift wrap for all occasions!