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Need to make a bag for a large drum. What fabric should I use and where can I find a pattern? Answered

 The drum is really large. Something like 71" wide and 22" High or so. Need a really solid fabric and could really use a pattern

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Re-design (author)2009-11-13

To make it:

Use the drum as the pattern.  cut two circles of fabric a little bigger than the drum is around.  Then cut a rectangel of fabric that will go around the drum and is a little longer than the drum is tall.  Sew the edges together (you are making the cover inside out}.  Remove the cover, then turn the cover right side out and put it back on the drum.

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seandogue (author)2009-11-13

What's the purpose of the cover? Is it meant to be weather proof or simply a cosmetic covering? Does it need to protect the drum from blunt trauma?

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jtp139 (author)2009-11-12

 you could do canvas which you can find at any fabric store, or a heavy weight nylon. i'm not sure where you 'd find a pattern. if it's just a simply cylindrical shape it should be fairly easy to come up with something.

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