DIY - Tiny bag

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DIY - Tiny bag
By Meghan April 27, 2021 No comments

Huge impact in a tiny frame. Think of it as a functional jewelry! This tiny bag is worn on the wrist and is decorative, practical and to-die-for trendy. Read on to see how to sew in your color of choice...

 

Materials

Materials

 

  • - Leather
  • - Cotton
  • - Vliesofix
  • - Decovil (both from Vilene)
  • - Bias binding
  • - Thread
  • - Zipper
  • - Clips
  • - Seam gauge
  • - Scissors
  • - Leather glue
  • - Buckle
  • - Hole punch
  • - Template 

 

STEP 1

STEP 1

 

Templates; A: Top, B: Side, C: Band, D: Belt end (all pieces already have seam allowances). Seams are 0.5 cm (1/4 in) wide. Print and cut out.

 

STEP 2

STEP 2

 

Cut out A and B 1 x each from Vliesofix (no allowances) and iron onto the leather. Pull off the Vliesofix, iron on the cotton fabric and trim.

 

STEP 3

STEP 3

 

Fold piece A 0.5 cm (1/4 in) to inside and press, stitch on zip fastener. Fold piece B 0.5 cm (1/4 in) to inside and press, stitch on zip fastener from the right side, close to the edge.

 

STEP 4

STEP 4

 

Cut out piece C 1 x from Decovil and iron onto leather. Fold approx. 1 cm (3/8 in) to inside and carefully fix in place with leather glue.

 

STEP 5

STEP 5

 

Place the leather piece on it and topstitch all around, close to the edge. Now carefully trim the leather and punch the holes.

 

STEP 6

STEP 6

 

Repeat steps 4 – 5 for piece D. Punch double hole, position buckle and stitch. Position loop and stitch.

 

STEP 7

STEP 7

 

Fold pack right sides together and stitch the curve. Pin pieces C and D to the sides and stitch the seams. Now use bias binding to finish the seam allowances.

 

FINISHED!

FINISHED!

 

Truly the perfect accessory when you are just stepping out for a walk and need somewhere to put your gloss and keys! It's super cute as well and easy enough to make in all your favorite fabrics to match any outfit - works great for scrap fabric as well.

 

STYLE IT!

STYLE IT!!

 

Dress: #110 03/2021

This tiny bag is all the fashion rage and makes a perfect complimentary accessory and pop of color! Try to bring out your favorite aspect of a print and wear all your outfit pieces to match. What are you going to use to sew your tiny bag? Another idea is to lengthen the straps and it becomes a mini fanny pack!

 

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