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Finding myself in need of a yoga mat bag, I began to ponder what cool design I could use. After seeing how similar they look to arrow quivers, I decided to go the archer's route and style my bag after Hawkeye.

This is just a simple cylindrical bag that you could also use to carry a padded mat for camping or really anything that rolls up. You can add whatever designs you want. (You could easily do anyone from the Avengers like Iron Man, Captain America, Black Widow etc.)



You Need

About a yard of fabric (the exact amount will depend on what size bag you need, see step 1 for measuring)
Accent fabric or embroidery thread (depends on your design, I only got 1/8 a yard and was covered.)
Thread
Sewing machine 
Sewing pins
Drawstring Cording
Pattern making material or poster board
 
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Step 1: Getting Measurements

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 Yoga mats come in a variety of sizes and thicknesses, which will determine how much fabric you will need. Pull out your measuring tape and get your rolled mat's dimensions.

My mat was 24" long and had a diameter of about 41/2".

To make sure the bag isn't too tight, add about an inch to an inch and a half to those measurements. I cut out a rectangle that was 251/2 inches long and 19" (6" x 3.14=18.84" circumference) wide.





Mr.Sanchez9 months ago
I got a friend that would love this !!!
PitStoP9 months ago
Nice bag! =)
Love it! I need to make a yoga mat bag :D
rachaelwhitaker (author)  Penolopy Bulnick9 months ago
My cats kept trying to scratch on my mat, so making a bag for it became a priority!
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