I went home to visit my family last weekend, and while I was there I had a bit of a sewing session with my mum. She’s meant to be doing a sewing workshop soon, and felt she needed some prep before she went. We used this old Singer machine, which used to belong to her mum, but she passed it on as she no longer uses it. We had it serviced, and it runs really nicely now.My mum decided she wanted to make a little bag to put the pedal and wires in. So we raided her as yet quite small sewing stash, and used one of the fat quarters I bought her for Christmas! For maximum practice, we also sewed on a pocket decorated with an appliqué owl, and a long hidden pocket inside for scissors. Here’s the finished item, complete with Bryn the dog. I’ve also found some links to some different types of draw string bags on Pinterest. They all have great instructions, enjoy!Draw sting bag tutorials
- Very simple bag from Skip to my Lou
- Reversible patchwork bag from Pink Penguin
- Box bottom draw string bag from Pretty Handy Girl
- Draw string back pack from Make it and Love it
My mum sent me a picture this morning of another bag she’s made, this time with cat appliqués. I think she may be addicted!