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Make this unique duct-tape and fabric tote with absolutely no sewing - no kidding! This project, inspired by the awesome book Simply Sublime Bags by ...
You'll need:Fabric - something a bit sturdy works better. I used a donation scrap of what I think was upholstery fabric. I made the bag as big as th...
Whatever size you decide to go with fold the fabric in half vertically.Cut two squares out of the bottom corners, about 1" high and 1 1/2" wide. If y...
Open the fabric, party side down.Start layering strips of duct tape over the wrong side (inside) of the fabric, slightly overlapping each strip.Contin...
Now you're going to mark where the opening for your handle will be. In this instance, I made a 4"x1" opening, centered near the top. This is how: Fo...
Now we make the handle.Cut carefully along the new lines you've made.Fold back the flaps and secure with pieces of tapeRepeat on other handle
You want to turn the top 1/2" of fabric to the inside and tape down. I did it this way:Lay a piece of tape to cover 1/2" of the top edge on the part...
Now we make the "seams."Fold fabric in half, right sides togetherStaple the sides of the bag 1/2" in from the edge.Clip the corners at the top.Repeat...
Now we'll seal the raw edges.Using a block or book inside, press the seam allowance open with your fingers.Cover the edges with tape and trim.Repeat o...
Close the bottom of the bag at the corners by matching up the raw edges. Staple together 1/2" in from edge.Fold seam allowance toward the bottom of ...
Well, that's pretty self-explanatory.Turn bag right side out.Test out your awesome magnets.Fill it with goodies.Send some to me.:)
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I AM obviously clumsy! I just did not read it 'till the end! GREAT tutorial! I'm making one... at least!!!! Thank you!
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