Forthcoming projects will be added throughout the year
Saturday 14th July 2018
Cotton Fold-Away Shopping Bag - Demonstrated by Kim
This month we have found a really useful project for you. This is a fold-away shopping bag that you can keep in your handbag - just in case; and it can be used time and time again with no fear of harming the environment.
There are three designs in the set and you can make one, two or all three. They are quick to make and are ideal for a last minute present that will impress.
For each bag you will need - - -
14" x 28" Heavy weight calico or curtain weight cotton for bag body 2 @ 4" x 14" Heavy weight calico or curtain weight cotton for handles 5" elastic about 6mm wide 1 Button about 1/2" - 3/4" Tear away stabiliser Masking tape Hand sewing needle and thread (to attach button) Embroidery hoops (minimum size 170 x 200) Embroidery and sewing machine Bobbin thread Embroidery threads - Yellows and oranges You can vary these Selection of greens } if you feel like being Brown and/or black a bit bold !!