This summer, sewing a Bucket Bag should be one of your needlework priorities. Why? Well, it’s very easy, it’s quick to make and you can choose your favourite fabrics. But best of all, it will be made by you. Are you ready to make an impact whilst strolling along the beach or enjoying some city tourism? With this step by step video tutorial you haven’t got an excuse. You can wear the bag over your shoulder or across the body, you choose. Furthermore, this model also has two inside pockets so you can easily locate your keys and mobile phone.
How to sew a Bucket Bag
To make this Bucket Bag we’ve used our canvas fabric, very resistant 100% cotton, which is perfect for these types of accessories. To follow, we will explain in detail all the materials and tools you are going to need, plus some tips to improve your sewing results. With the help of this step by step video tutorial you will soon see how easy it is to sew this summery Bucket Bag. In addition, a simple zipper toilet bag is also included in the Bucket Bag pattern.
- Sewing pattern A3: Bucket bag and toiletry bag Pattern
- Fabric A: Circus Geo Canvas fabric
- Fabric B: Canvas Natur
- White foam wadding
- Black cord
- Brass eyelets grommets
- Cotton tape
- Carabiner hooks
- Cord stops
- Adjustable buckle
It is important that the fabric has been washed and ironed before starting to work with it.
- Paper scissors
- Thread cutter
- Safety pin
- Sewing machine
It is an intermediate level pattern where you will learn how to make a bag with base, pockets, backpack strap handles, rings, cord and stop cord. Very complete to learn how to make different types of bags.
Overlock or zig-zag stitch the edges of all the pieces to avoid the fabric edges unravelling.
If it helps you whilst sewing, you can baste the edges of each seam together first before sewing by machine.
Carefully follow all steps of the instruction with the help of the video tutorial, and you’ll have your beautifull bag ready to go before you know it. We encourage you to visit all our tutorials “Learn to sew” where we teach you different techniques that you can apply in many of your sewing projects.
All the pieces already have the 3/8″ (1.5 cm) seam allowance included
We hope that you give it a go and that we can see your results using the hashtag #katiafabrics
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