How to sew a drawstring bag (stripe style) sewing pattern is not necessary

Today’s handcrafted goods is “DIY drawstring bag (stripe style)"

drawstring pouch (stripe style)


Materials are the 4 green fabrics (13.5cm by 20cm),

4 green fabrics

4 white fabrics (20cm by 7.5cm),

4 white fabrics

and 2 cords (45cm).

2 cords

Make the body fabrics

Lay the green and white fabrics with right side, and sew 2cm from edge.
(Place the white fabric in 1cm line from edge of green fabric. Because do the flat felled seam later.)

Bind the white fabric allowance with green fabric allowance.

fold fabric

Then stitch the edge.

stitch the edge
wrong side
right side

Do the same way. Remaining fabrics, do the flat felled seam.

Repeat the flat felled seam.

flat felled seam

Finally, complete the stripe style 2 fabrics. It’s body fabrics of drawstring pouch.

stripe style 2 fabrics

Sew the drawstring pouch

Lay the body fabrics with right side, and check the fabric edges. (Fit border between white and green.)

If the edge off, trim excess fabrics.

Sew the edge of fabrics with zig zag stitch.

zig zag stitch

Then lay 2 fabrics with right side, and sew the side seams. (Don’t sew 7cm from the top edge.)

sew the side seams

Press seam allowances open, and sew the side seams to crotch end with U-shaped.

Next, pouch mouth. Fold and press the 1cm wide and 2cm wide. Then stitch.

fold the pouch mouth

When making creases, it is recommended to use an sewing ruler for iron. The folds are neat and the finish is nicely.

Thread the cord through, and tie the cord ends. It’s done.

thread the cord through
drawstring pouch (stripe style)

Making movie is the following.

How to sew a drawstring bag (stripe style) sewing pattern is not necessary – YouTube