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Bag Organiser Pockets

Added Jan 11, 2011

by Jali Sews

Singapore, Singa...






This is basically a long length of fabric, doubled up, with one side interfaced, closed at the width ends and with vertical stitching for pocket partitions. I saw some bag inserts at a shop and tried making my own version with this. It solved my perennial ‘digging into a black hole’ tote bag woe.

The pockets can be transferred between bags as you change bags. Stiffer interfacing makes better inserts.

Material Notes

I used cotton twill which was a remnant from my very first sewn clothing more than eight years ago. It’s an easy fabric to handle. I didn’t use really stiff interfacing in my bag pockets so its on the floppier side. But I love it all the same.




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    Jan 12, 2011, 12.35 PMby amandainorange

    I agree, great idea to make it in one strip so it will fit in lots of different bags. I guess you can roll up small any pockets you don’t need for a smaller bag

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      Jan 12, 2011, 04.52 PMby Jali Sews

      Yes, length doesn’t matter as much. The pocket heights can depend on the things you regularly carry around as well as a commonly used bag size.

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    Jan 12, 2011, 05.54 AMby alexblack

    What a great idea! of all the organizers I’ve seen in the market this is the most original I’ve seen.

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      Jan 12, 2011, 04.56 PMby Jali Sews

      Thank you. Its pretty easy to make this. But I am sure there are lots of ways you can improve and get creative with the design.

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