Bag #694 Essay

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Project: Swing Bag
DEsignEr: TAri Colby

Use fat eighth and fat quarter fabrics to create an easy Four-Patch bag. Change the fabric, straps, and embellishments to alter the look and suit your style.
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Project: Swing Bag Materials • 9×22" piece (fat eighth) black• • • • • • • • and-yellow dot (bag) 9×22" piece (fat eighth) blackand-yellow circle print (bag) 1 ⁄ 3 yard or 18×22" piece (fat quarter) black-and-yellow print (lining) 1 ⁄ 3 yard batting 2—2" squares fusible interfacing 1 3⁄4 yards 1"-wide black cotton webbing 1 ⁄ 3 yard 1 ⁄ 2"-diameter black ball fringe trim 2—1 3⁄ 8"-diameter metal rings Magnetic snap closure

Assemble Outer Bag

1. Referring to Diagram 1, lay

Assemble Lining

1. Following manufacturer’s

out two black-and-yellow dot 51 ⁄ 2×5" rectangles and two black-and-yellow circle print 51 ⁄ 2×5" rectangles in pairs. Join long edges of rectangles in each pair. Press seams in opposite directions. Join pairs to make a Four-Patch unit. Press seam in one direction. The unit should be 91 ⁄ 2×10 1 ⁄ 2" including seam allowances. Repeat to make a second Four-Patch unit.
2. Layer a Four-Patch unit and a

instructions, center and fuse an interfacing 2" square to wrong side of black-and-yellow print bag lining 1 ⁄ 2" from short edges (Diagram 5).
2. Attach magnetic snap closure to

right side of bag lining 3⁄4" from short edges (Diagram 6).
3. Fold bag lining in half crosswise

Finished bag: 9×10" Quantities are for 44/45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics. Measurements include 1 ⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.

91 ⁄ 2×101 ⁄ 2" batting rectangle; baste together 1 ⁄4" from outer edges. Repeat with remaining Four-Patch unit and batting rectangle.
3. Referring to Diagram 2, align

with right sides together. Join side edges, leaving a 4" opening along one side for turning (Diagram 7). Clip corners and press to make bag lining.

Finish Bag

1. Insert outer bag into bag lining

Cut Fabrics

edge of ball fringe trim along one short edge of a Four-Patch unit; baste along basting line.
4. Join Four-Patch units along side

right sides together, matching seams; pin. Sew together along top edges (Diagram 8).
2. Turn bag to right side through

Cut pieces in the following order. From black-and-yellow dot, cut: • 4—5 1⁄ 2×5" rectangles From black-and-yellow circle print, cut: • 4—5 1⁄ 2×5" rectangles From black-and-yellow print, cut: • 1—9 1⁄ 2×19" rectangle for lining From batting, cut: • 2—9 1⁄ 2×10 1⁄ 2" rectangles From webbing, cut: • 1—1×53" piece • 2—1×3" pieces

and lower edges, being careful not to catch fringe balls in seam (Diagram 3). Clip corners; turn right side out and press to make outer bag.
5. Thread one 3"-long webbing

opening in lining. Slip-stitch opening closed. Insert lining into bag; press.
3. Turn under 1 ⁄ 2" at one end of…