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We all love a sew-along. Ideal for beginners or those looking to try out new skills or a new style of bag, a sew-along is typically a much-expanded set of instructions, over several days or weeks, with in-depth step by step photos and tutorials to hold your hand every step of the way. This pretty drawstring purse has an introduction and then 4 sew-along parts with all the info you need to be successful.
Materials needed for this bag:–
- 1/2 yard of focus fabric for the outside panel and the inside pockets,
- 1 yard of contrast fabric for the lining, straps, drawstring, and the contrast pieces on the top and bottom of the outside of the bag,
- 2/3 yard of 45-inch wide fusible fleece,
- 1 yard of 20-inch wide woven fusible interfacing,
- One nine-inch zipper to match the lining (or to contrast with it, because that’s nifty looking),
- Four rings that will hold a 1 1/4 inch strap,
- One magnetic snap,
- Eight 3/8″ inch grommets and tools to insert them,
- a gridded bag bottom – plastic canvas works great,
- Basic sewing supplies,
- A sewing machine.
In this sew-along, you’ll learn:–
- how to insert a magnetic snap securely,
- how to insert grommets,
- how to use rings for your purse straps,
- how to insert a bag bottom to give your bag some support, and
- how to insert an internal zipper pocket.
For the sew-along instructions:
Go to the sew-along introduction here
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