Chenille Bag

I hope there are some campers or beginner sewers out there who might be looking for a simple sewing project. It’s a fun way to create your own kind of textured fabric.

 

Bag 1

 

SUPPLIES: 18″ woven strap, 4 Fat Quarters of COTTON fabric., ruler.

 

Bag 2

 
 
    1. Layer all four fabric sections and press.
 
 

Bag 3

 

2. Cut rectangle in half. Stack one set on top of the other so that you have eight layers total.

 

 

 

Bag 5

 

3. Fold corner over to create a 45 degree angle. Crease and trace line.

 

Bag 4

 

4. Use pencil and width of ruler to continue diagonal lines until complete.

 

Bag 6

 

5. Stitch over lines through all layers.

 

Bag 7

 

6. Use ruler to make another set of lines in between.

 

Bag 8

 

7. Stitch over the new lines.

 

Bag 9

 

8. Cut edges straight to make clean rectangle.

 

Bag 10

 

9. Cut through top 7 layers, keep bottom one intact.

 

Bag 11

 

10. Use ruler to help stitch line around the entire edge.

 

Bag 12

 

11. Cut rectangle in half. Stitch edge to keep rows laying flat.

 

Bag 13

 

12. Cut straps to desired length and stitch one to each side.

 

Bag 14

 

13. Stitch three sides together.

 

Bag 15

 

14. Throw bag in a hot wash and hot dryer cycle. The cotton will shrink and

 
 

fold up to make a very cool looking chenille texture.

 

 

 

 

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