This is a bag I got YEARS ago. I still use it but not as often as I'd like because it's irreparably dirty and stained. I tried covering up the stains with paint (I know, probably not the best choice) but it didn't work. Observe exhibit A:
SO, I decided it was time to bite the bullet and make my own. Here's the first half of how to do it. Join us next week for the finished product!
How to make a drawstring bag:Cut two pieces of outer fabric measuring 13x17 1/2". Cut two pieces lining fabric measuring 13x15 1/2".
We're done for today; come back next week and we'll finish this bag up and you'll have a super handy drawstring bag that can be used as a purse, a farmer's market tote, a child's backpack...anything!
You can always find me over at yellow cloth. Happy stitching!
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