Sewing, Stashbusting

Japanese knot bag sewalong: design modification

By now you may have finished a knot bag and be ready for a slightly different version. I’ve played around with the pattern, and come up with this The fabric is boiled, foiled wool, leftover from one of my reversible jackets, and therefore meeting my stringent stash busting requirements. I have therefore made the bag reversible […]

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Sewing

Japanese knot bag: Ready to sew?

Welcome back sewalong adventurers: by now you should have printed out the pattern and taped it together. You will also have burrowed deep into your stashes to find fabric for your bag. Lay out the pattern on your fabric and decide whether it’s the right size. Now is the time to make it bigger or smaller. Eyeball […]

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Sewing, Stashbusting

Japanese knot bag sewalong: decisions, decisions

Welcome to the Japanese knot bag sewalong, hosted by me on behalf of the Sewalongs and Sewing Contests group on Facebook. You do not need to be a member of this Facebook group to join the sewalong, anyone can join in. However, thanks to our wonderful sponsors we have a prize consisting of 2 pdf patterns from Sew Sweetness and […]

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