For the closure, cut a piece of newspaper 4" x 6". Use this as a pattern and cut 2 pieces from the coat and 2 pieces from the shirt. Pin each shirt pi...
Cut up an old skirt or dress, I find lots of lightweight denim dresses at the thrift shop. Pin one of the pocket panels that you just made onto this lightweight denim and cut out, repeat with other pocket panel. Stitch around all 4 sides. This will strengthen the bag and make it more durable. Place front and back of bag right sides together, pin. Sew sides and bottom of bag with 1/2" seam allowance. To make the bag 3 dimensional, open up and flatten the side seam down, laying it against the bottom seam. Stitch across the corner. Repeat to the other side and clip corners. Turn right side out.
Bio:I have been sewing and crafting for many years, my children are grown so I have lots of time to be creative. I especially enjoy making things out of cans, old clothes, cereal boxes and magazines. Cutt...read more »