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I was shopping in Wally’s World and I saw this pretty flowered Tank top on clearance. I knew I could create a great hand bag with it so for $1.50 I...
Supplies: Tank top Sewing machine Thread (matching or contrast) Scissors ¼ inch elastic Straight pins
I laid the tank top out on a smooth surface. I realized that the back of the top was higher than the front.
So I folded the top in half, length wise,
and cut away the extra material. I was excited because this meant that I would be able to add a pocket to the outside of the bag.
I clean finished the edge and sewed it down so that it would match the front of the tank.
Next I refolded the tank so that the arm holes became the handles of the bag.
With the small piece of material, I had cut off, I cut a pocket and pinned it to what would be the front of the bag. I then sewed it down. This po...
Next I turned the tank inside out and folded up the bottom, about 4 inches. I marked the places I wanted to sew lines that would create pockets in ...
To sew these lines so that they wouldn’t come loose at the top of the line, I sewed a little triangle. To make this triangle, I stopped 3-4 stitche...
I decided that I wanted the bottom of the bag gathered, so I zig zagged stretched elastic along the bottom seam. Instant gathering.
Turn the bag, right side out and the bag is done.
I added a crocheted flower for adornment. Yeah it looks great. Enjoy!
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