Saturday, May 10, 2014

Beach Bag





My friend gave me the pattern for a beach bag -- & also gave me the black, plastic mesh material.  I made this for someone who wanted a black & white beach bag.  It was fun to make -- goes together easily.  The plastic mesh material is easy to sew.  Some of the seams are quite thick -- next time I make one, I will use a "denim" needle & also a "jean-a-ma-jig."



I used "eyeglasses" fabric for the inside.  The bag boasts 12 pockets -- 6 inside & 6 outside -- very handy!

My friend made me a beach bag so I used that as a reference to help with putting the bag together. 

I use my bag not for the beach but rather to hold some of my craft items -- books, crochet hooks, yarn, etc.

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  2. That looks like a terrific beach bag, big enough for all the stuff one needs as well as perfect with all the pockets. I also like it the mesh part. That way a damp towel and swimming costume don't start to "molder" like they sometimes do in plastic lined bags. Well done Sue.

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  3. Nice bag. Like the mesh as it gives the bag a good look as it looks a really good size to hold heaps.

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  4. Thanks, Vreni & Heather! Always nice to hear from you.

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  5. Thanks, Angela. Call me when you're ready to start making one. I've tips to share.

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