Saturday, July 25, 2015

patchwork drawstring bag

Yes, I made yet another drawstring bag :).


This time, however, I made it completely out of scraps. Each patchwork rectangle measures  2.5" x 4" (my main panels finished at 11" wide x 12.5" tall). I must say, I really, realy love rectangular patchwork these days.


Once again, I pretty much followed my free tutorial for making a simple drawstring bag with only a few adjustments like adding a layer of batting to main panels which makes for a wonderfully sturdy and chubby little bag. 


I also decided to box my corners - the pouch is 4" deep and I think it will make a great knitting bag. I totally lost count of how many knitting bags I already made for myself :). I think it's time I start knitting more.


And, of course I used striped casing for string ties. So predictable, I know :).

How is your weekend going? Hope you're having tons of fun. Svetlana

10 comments:

  1. I love it! That shot of yellow is just perfect!

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  2. You're killin me! I want everything you make!

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  3. I look forward to seeing & reading about everything you make ...
    even if it's "just another drawstring bag" ... just lovely.

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  4. I think this is my favorite of your drawstring bags! so sweet

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  5. I haven't done any rectangular patchwork. Yet. Now I do believe I will. This is so cute!

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  6. Super, Svetlanko! A kdyz koukam na ty obdelniky, budu muset take vyzkouset. Ctverecky jsou fajn, ale obdelnik vypada take moc dobre :) Dekuji za inspiraci! Krasne dny! J.

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  7. How is it that everything you make falls into my "just love it" category?
    The fabric choices and arrangements are just right....Makes me want to make one right now....with what I have....Thanks, yet again for the inspiration....Since you asked...I am having fun. Working on a miniature Fairy Garden (Two Green Thumbs style) and an EPP star flower baby quilt!

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  8. Thanks for the lovely tutorials love it

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