How to sew the folding bag

Today’s handcrafted goods is “folding bag".

folding bag


Fabric is 31cm by 45cm. (Seam allowances are included)


Handles, 2.5cm by 31cm. 2 pieces.


Make folding bag

1. Fold the edges of fabric in three (1.5cm), and sew.

fold in three

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

2. Sew the fabric and handles together.

sew the fabric and handles

3. Fold the fabric in half with right side together.

fold in half

4. Make gusset. (Fold the 3.5cm gusset from the bottom. Then sew the side seams.)

make gusset
sew the side seams

5. Sew the side seams with zig zag stitch. Then turn inside out, it’s done.

zig zag stitch
turn inside out
folding bag

Making movie is the following.

How to sew the folding bag – YouTube