How to make a round bottom drawstring bag +free pattern
With this free pattern and tutorial, you can make a round bottom drawstring bag that stands on its own. The easy sewing project takes about half an hour and is beginner-friendly. The drawstring closure is 1 1/2 inches from the top edge and is very tight, so small items won’t fall out.
Cute 3D Drawstring Bag Tutorial
I made this bag from scratch in about half an hour, and it’s perfect for gifts, easy travel, or storing kids’ toys, jewelry, makeup, or candy. It’s made with a single layer of 100% cotton fabric, so it’s not lined.
If you’re using a non-directional fabric, mark the 10 edge with a pencil or chalk to avoid confusion. I used a directional print so I could see the top and bottom of the bag more easily.
How do you sew a bag with sides and bottoms?
Sewing a Bag with Sides and a Bottom: Steps
- Step 1: Pick your fabric.
- Step 2: Cut your fabric.
- Step 3: Sew the faces to the sides.
- Step 4: Sew the lining together.
- Step 5: Sew the straps.
- Step 6: Sew the lining to the fabric.
- Step 7: Sew the lining to the fabric.
What is bag stiffener?
Our bag stiffener is a firm non-woven material that cuts and glues easily. Available in over 15 sq. ft. sheets (approx. 44″ x 50″) for excellent yield, this stiffener is ideal for filling bags, belts, cases, and other items.
What is the bottom of a bag called?
A piece of plastic placed inside the bag for added stability and durability is known as a bottom insert or stiffener.
How do you calculate box corners?
1. Decide on the size of the boxed corner you want.
- Our tutorial shows a 4u2032u2032 deep boxed corner.
- 2u2032u2032 is the size of the square that will be cut off of both bottom corners when you divide the desired 4u2032u2032 depth by 2.
What interfacing to use for bags?
Pellon 987F Fusible Fleece is fusible on one side, which should be against the wrong side of your fabric. This interfacing has a bit of a loft to it, which I like to use for smaller areas of a bag, such as straps or inside as lining.
How can I make my bag strong?
Here are a few tips to help you sew a strong bag that will last the test of time for your next bag project.
- Pick a heavy interfacing.
- Use a thick thread.
- Reinforce your stitching and seams.
- Use heavy-duty fabrics.
- Consider coated fabrics.
- For extra sturdy bags, use leather or vinyl.