|cut fabric and Velcro|
|line the fabric with the right side of the fabric to the rip stop fabric|
|Sew a 1/2in seam to each short side|
|Press open the seams by pressing with your finger |
do not use an iron the rip stop will melt to it
|Turn the fabric right side out|
|Place the Velcro center on the rip stop side of each short end|
|Sew in place you can use straight pins but it might leave |
a tear in the rip stop fabric.
|It should look like this now.|
|Fold over and line up the Velcro pieces and top of bag.|
|sew a 1/8in seam to each side|
|it will look like this with raw edges out|
|then turn it inside out and poke corners to a nice point|
|Sew a 1/4 to 3/8 in seam. What this |
does is lock the raw edges of the fabric and rip stop fabric
inside the seam. It is called a "French Seam". It makes the
bag more durable for washing over and over again.
|The sides should look like this when you turn it right side out|
You can change the size of the bag by cutting it longer or shorter then 17X8 and adding a longer Velcro closure. This bag can also be used to carry make-up, crayons, hair ties, School supplies, or in a diaper bag for the clothing of accidents till you get home. There are so many uses for a bag like this so have fun and let your creative juices flow!