viernes, 5 de junio de 2009

Sew a Simple Tote Bag With a Secure Center Section, By Debbie Colgrove, About.com

Hoy recibí un correo con las instrucciones para confeccionar un bolso de la página About.com.

Me parece que está muy interesante, por esa razón me permito copiarlo.



Materials & Cutting

1 Yard of double sided pre-quilted fabric
1/2 yard of sturdy fabric for the center pocket
A 22" Pocketbook zipper (or all purpose if you don't want a two way slide)
Thread

Cutting

Body of the bag -- Square the end of the fabric and cut a 24" length. Trim the selvedge edges. Mark the half way point of the width of the fabric on both edges or by pressing.

Handles - Cut two 6" wide strips the width of the fabric.
Inside Pocket -- cut one piece 24" by 28". Mark the halfway point of the 28" edge on both edges or by pressing.


The Zipper


Steps to Sewing the Zipper
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Steps to Sewing the Zipper

Align the zipper in the center of a 24" edge, placing the right side of the zipper on the right side of the fabric and placing the edge of the zipper tape on the edge of the fabric.
Sew the zipper tape to the fabric and zigzag the edges together.
Press the fabric back and press well.
Top stitch the layers along the folded edge, to hold the layers of fabric together.
Repeat for the second side of the zipper.

Attach the Pocket


Attaching the center pocket
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Note: On these photos the small floral print is the inside of the bag and the striped floral print is the outside of the bag.
Turn the pocket right side out.
Align the center mark of the pocket with the center mark on the body of the bag.
Pin the pocket to the body of the bag.
Sew through the fold line from one raw edge to the other raw edge.

The Side Seams


The Side Seams
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Align the sides of the bag and pocket, matching all the raw edges with the wrong sides of the bag together and the pocket inside so that the seam is on the outside of the bag.
Sew using an approximately 3/4" seam allowance. Use a wider seam allowance for very lofty fabric.
Trim away one seam allowance, leaving the end fold in tact.
Turn under the wider seam allowance to create a flat felled seam.
Place the pocket under the oppisite side from the one you are sewing so you will not sew over the pocket or pocket zipper.
Sew along the edge of the newly folded edge to finish creating the flat felled seam.

The Straps


The Straps
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Turn under 1/4" to 1/2" on the 6" edges of the straps.
Fold the length of the strap in half. Press the fold.
Bring the long raw edges in to meet the new fold.
Press them in place.
Stitch the layers together.

Hem the Top of the Bag and Attach the Straps


Hem the Top of the Bag and Attach the Straps
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Hem the Top of the Bag

Turn under 1/4" to 1/2" on the top edge.
Bring the folded edge down to the top of the pocket.
Finish turning down the entire top edge evenly around the top of the bag.
Stitch the hem in place.

Place the Straps

Place the ends of the straps at the bottom of the hem and on each side of the flat felled seam.
Stitch a rectangle on the ends of the straps to the top of the hemmed edge to hold the straps in place.

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Deseo que tengan un feliz fin de semana.

Un abrazo para tod@s!!!

3 comentarios:

otoño dijo...

Zully ese bolso debe quedar precioso, gracias por compartir.Besos.Olga.

FabiQuilts dijo...

Hola Pasaba a saludarte y desearte un alinda semana
Saludos
Fabi

Odette dijo...

Hola Zully, me encantan los bolsos, asi que me viene muy bien, muchas gracias por darlo a conocer, encantada de visitar tu blog te dejo un gran abrazo.
Cariños Odette

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