Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Bag Anatomy 101

Simple tote is made up of these pieces...
Exterior
Exterior Fabric (sometimes called outer shell, focus fabric or main fabric)
Interior
Interior Fabric (sometimes called lining)
Pockets
Pockets (slip, gathered or zipper)
Handles
Handles
Closure magnet clasp (is my favorite), button or ribbon
(Later zippers)
Skills to know or learn along the way:
Straight stitch, topstitching, making handles, slip pockets, bag flipping.
This is the easiest bag to make is here, Sew Spoiled: Market Bag Tutorial with Cloud 9 Fabric. It has no lining, interior pockets or closure to worry about. You will make handles and a simple bag shape.
Enjoy!




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