Introduction: Wheelchair Water Bottle Bag, From Place Mats...

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How to carry a bottle of water, and use a wheelchair, is a bit hard to do.

The water bottle bag attaches to the arm of the chair, leaving the driver a place to keep precious water.

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Step 2: WHAT YOU WILL NEED

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1. 2 placemats of your choosing. (bought my at the local thrift store)

2. Scissors

3. Ruler

4. Marking pen. (I use a bar of soap)

5. 10 " of Velcro

6. 2 1/2 feet Web belting

7. Thread

8. Sewing Machine

9. About 2 hours

Step 3: Measuring and Cutting

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1. Measure each placemat 12x12 inches

2. Cut to size

Step 4: FOLD THE TOP

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1. Make a 1" hem on the top of each square

2. Pin and sew hems on both peices

Step 5: EDGES

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1. Sew sides and bottom together, on the wrong side of material, matching edges.

2. Leave the top open

3. Turn right side out

Step 6: WEB BELTING

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1. Cut web belting in half

2. Sew one end onto top Left edge

3. Do the same on the top Right inner edge.

Step 7: VELCRO

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1. Sew about 1 1/2 inch of the rough part of Velcro to the other edge.

2. Sew about 2 inches of the soft part of the Velcro to the loose end of the webbing.

HINT - TO KEEP WEBBING EDGE FROM FRAYING, HOLD IT OVER A MATCH, THIS WILL MELT THE EDGE.

CAUTION,,,, MAY BE HOT FOR A SECOND.

Step 8: FINISH

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1. Sew a seam up the middle of the bag, making 2 pockets, Your bottle will fit in both pockets, for 2 bottles.

2. Wrap the straps around the arm of the chair, connect the Velcro, and ROLL ON>>>>

Comments

Swansong (author)2017-01-18

I like the fabric you chose, the roses are pretty :)

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