1/2 yard (1/2 metre) of Fabric
This project shows you how to make a bottle bag tote you will need around 1/2 yard (1/2 metre) of fabric to complete this project.
You will need to cut out the following pieces.
- 3.75 inch (9.5 cm) wide circle for the base
- 12x 10inch (30cm x 25cm) Rectangle piece for the bag
- 2 straps 12 inch x 2.5 inch (30cm x 6cm)
Step 1: Fold the bag section in half along the longest side to leave you with a folded bag 6 x 10 inch (15x25cm) You need to sew along the 10 inch (25cm) open side to make a tube.
Step 2 :Sew in the base, secure with pins first if you need to.
Step 3: Hem the top of the bag around a 1 inch (2.5cm) hem.
Step 4: Fold your straps in half and sew them closed. Turn right side out.
Step 5: Fix your straps in place with the seam at the back.
Note: To make a stronger bag use double the fabric
These bags can be made from recycled fabric , Recycled Jeans and even fabric sample books.