Easy Drawstring Bag

Added May 12, 2010

By burdastyle

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Description

This super-cute (and easy) project is the perfect travel accessory! Keep it in your car for a handy trash collector or as a napkin holder, or use it as a toiletry bag on your next vacation.

This project is perfect for beginners, and a fun project for more experienced sewers too!

Material Notes

Sewing Machine, Fabric (preferably cotton), Fabric Marker, Ruler, Serger (optional)

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Unisex
Garment Type
Accessories
Style
Beach, Bohemian, Casual, Other
Material
Cotton, Blends

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    Aug 8, 2012, 05.13 AMby Zstyles2012

    I had a hard time feeding the string through once the bag was sewn. Next time I will put the string in before sewing that part.

    And to make the edges of where the drawstring goes look neater, I think I will try sewing the edge down a tad bit.

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    Apr 3, 2012, 11.13 PMby Pam Migliore

    Made 4 knitting project bags based loosely on this pattern. I would like tips on how to make the edge near where the ribbon comes out of the bag look neater. I used ribbon and knit i-Cord instead of matching fabric for my drawstrings.

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    Jan 19, 2011, 05.16 AMby countessiad

    Oohh, can’t wait to make this, definitely going to help my sewing!

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    May 13, 2010, 03.14 AMby autonomouslau

    These are a very very nice beginner project, and those capable of more complex layouts could easily turn these into some very cute purses for young girls. :)

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    May 12, 2010, 09.07 PMby plookiss

    I started off making drawstring bags, they are a great confidence builder when your new to sewing. Love the stripy fabric one too.

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    May 12, 2010, 07.36 PMby janul

    I love the purple fabric, so pretty! Scull, squirrel, wow!

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