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Lunch Bags! : 25 Handmade Sacks & Wraps to Sew Today

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Projects include sandwich wraps, baggies, bicycle bags, and totes. They are quick and easy to make with basic sewing techniques; everyone in your family will want one. Customise the outside with your favourite fabrics and insulate the inside. You can waterproof it with laminated cotton, oilcloth, nylon, or vinyl. The bags can be washed in your dishwasher or washing machineshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 198.12 x 200.66 x 20.32mm | 385.55g
  • C & T Publishing
  • Stash Books
  • Concord, CA, United States
  • English
  • full-colour illustrations throughout
  • 1607050048
  • 9781607050049
  • 42,118

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Bags, bags, bags, can a girl ever have too many bags? Lunch Bags! Offers more than just lunch bags. Within this little book you will find 25 handmade sacks and wraps to sew using quick and basic sewing techniques. In addition to charming lunch bags you will also find instructions to create several different sandwich wraps that will go a long way to-ward keeping plastic wrap out of the landfills. I will be making the Bicycle Lunch Bag which has handles that are designed to go over your bike's handlebars repositioned to be used as a carrying handle once you reach your destination. Each bag comes with it's own sewing instructions and in the back of the book you will find instructions for two different methods of corner construction.--The Applique Society, 11/01/2010 Add laminated cotton, oilcloth, nylon or vinyl to your fabric stash and you'll be able to sew your way through the 25 beautiful - yet functional - sacks and wraps featured in Lunch Bags! These projects offer a greener alternative to clingfilm because they can be washed and re-used, and you can say goodbye to plastic bags in real style. Any fabric you like can be used on the outside of such items as Cheryl B Steighner's reusable sandwich wrap, Quenna Lee's zipper-top lunch bag, and Rebecca and Karen Garcia's insulated lunch tote, as long as you use something waterproof on the inside. Many designs can be adapted so you can make items to contain your kids' packed lunches and also for the office executive in your life, and you can also turn them into different kinds of bags by varying the fabric. The whole book just makes you want to head out for a picnic right now! http://mumtopia.blogspot.co.uk/2014/02/3-ways-to-put-some-zing-into-your-sewing.htmlshow more

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