Picture of The Scrappy bag
What to do with all that scrap yarn??? Why make a bag!

Step 1: Supplies

- Scrap Yarn
- Light weight water soluble stabilizer
- Fabric for straps and lining of bag
How much you need of these items depends on the size of the bag you are making.

You will also need to use a sewing machine.
Spammydoris2 years ago
Thank you so much for the inspiration from the above project, its given me an excellent idea! xx If it works I will post it, yipeee
The Gingham Ginger (author)  Spammydoris2 years ago
No problem! I hope it turns out amazing. I love the evolution of crafts.
poofrabbit2 years ago
Congratulations on being a finalist in the fiber arts contest!! Good luck to you!
The Gingham Ginger (author)  poofrabbit2 years ago
Thank you very much!
Fun! I've never really seen this before; it seems like there is so much you could do with it!
Right! Oh the possibilities!
clewis212 years ago
Very cool looking! I love to use water soluble for appliques and jewelry fiber pieces!
The Gingham Ginger (author)  clewis212 years ago
Thanks so much. I really liked working with it. I hope to do some more projects with it.
GummiBear2 years ago
This is wonderful! I bought 20+ skiens of yarn at a garage sale for only $3 and then bought many more at another (curse you impulse buying!!) and it has been littering my closet floor!
The Gingham Ginger (author)  GummiBear2 years ago
Lol. I'm kind of jealous. Even though I also have alot of hand me down yarn hanging around. My mom only makes afghans so she gives me here left over skeins.
bluemoon62 years ago
thanks for the quick response..I am thinking of trying this with other materials than yarn...Wonderful instruct able...
The Gingham Ginger (author)  bluemoon62 years ago
NP! And I would love to see that!
bluemoon62 years ago
Those bags are just toooooo wonderful...I dont have any yarn but wish I did..thanks for sharing..Where do you get the water soluble paper??
The Gingham Ginger (author)  bluemoon62 years ago
Just saw a sewing show on PBS use some. I think it's saposta be for quilting. If that helps you narrow down where it may be located at all.
The Gingham Ginger (author)  bluemoon62 years ago
You can get it at a fabric store. We got ours at Hershners. I don't remember what section though. We had to ask the clerk.
scoochmaroo2 years ago
Very cute. I've done scarves this way, but never bags!
The Gingham Ginger (author)  scoochmaroo2 years ago
Thank you. We were inspired to this by seeing a scarf done like this.