Tagged ‘bag’

Peg Bag Tutorial

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

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Even boring household stuff isn’t safe from my cat obsession. We’re always losing clothes pegs so I made a bag to put them in when they’re not in use.

For this you’ll need some fabric and a coat hanger. I used a kids plastic one from Ikea. I cut the coat hanger so that it was as wide as I wanted the bag to be.
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Cat Pouch Tutorial

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Cat Pouch Tutorial
This pouch is so simple to make and looks really great. You can make it in whatever size you like, even adding straps to turn it into a bag :)

What you’ll need
Fabric, lining fabric, facing and a magnet clasp.
Cat Pouch Tutorial

Decided how big you want the pouch to be a cut a piece of the main fabric, adding half an inch all round for the seams. Then cut another piece the same width but about 50% longer as pictured. Round off the corners (only the two lower ones on the smaller piece). Cut the same pieces from lining fabric and facing.
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Cat Shopping Bag

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

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I’ve got lots of different cat fabrics but only small pieces as they can be pretty pricey. To save spending lots I like to use the cat fabric as a feature on a larger plain item. I came up with this shopping bag idea a few days ago and have made a few now as they’ll be really useful. I hate plastic bags and always try to use my own bags, however I wanted something different to the canvas bags you see everywhere.

You will need some webbing, I’ve used cotton webbing which is usually available in the ribbons and bindings section of fabric shops. Also, you’ll need fabric for the main bag, lining fabric (I used a pillow case) and some pretty cat fabric for the pocket. Pins are essential in making this too.
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Cut your bag fabric to the size you want your bag plus a seam allowance of half an inch all the way around, you will need two. Then cut two of the lining fabric the same width but an inch shorter than the outer fabric.
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What’s in my bag?

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

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Disaster Designs- Sugar Coated Cat Handbag

This is the most I’ve ever spent on a bag but when I saw it, I had to have it! It’s pretty big and I don’t use it everyday but it’s definately my favourite.

I decided to draw the contents of my bag. Not very exciting I know! You can see that lots of my stuff has cats on. The screensaver on my phone is Arty, my purse is from Accessorize and my cat notebook is from Paperchase.

What's in my bag?