MAKE YOUR BAG

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Even if it is a cozy Sunday afternoon after two lattes and a newspaper, you still want a cute grocery bag to match your lazy outfit as you head to the market? Well here’s a treat! This bag is the perfect fit for just messing around and lazing about while carrying any and all of your odds and ends around town.

YOU WILL NEED

Two pairs of old jeans, shoelace, our pattern and couple of hours

GUIDELINES

STEP 1 Download our pattern here

STEP 2 – Trace and cut

STEP 3 – Sew both A pieces with the reverse side of the fabric face to face at 1 cm from the edges

STEP 4 – Open the seam allowance and top stitch it at 5mm from edges. Repeat same operation on the other A pieces

STEP 5 – Overlay one of B pieces at 1cm from A edges and sew a 2 needles stitch at 3mm from the edges. Repeat same operation on each side of both B pieces.

STEP 6 – Take some of your old shoelace and fix them on middle seam

STEP 7 – Fix applique, Now watch out not over stitching the shoes lace just like me!

STEP 8 – Double stitch the bottom of the bag. With the bag right side in.

STEP 9 – Overlay C pieces together riverside face to face and top stitch all around it.

STEP 10 – Fix the tip of C with the tip of B reverse side face to face. Make this step on both side

STEP 11 – To have a nice fray effect use sand paper to fray the edges

STEP 12 – Wear it

STEP 13 – SHARE YOUR PROJECT #DENIMUPCYCLERS

 

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