Reversible Bag For Girls is an easy sewing tutorial to make a cute bag for a little girl, she will love to carry in it a doll or a notebook.
This is an easy to sew tutorial any beginner or more experienced sewer will love to make to give the reversible bag as a present to a little girl where she can carry a doll, a notebook and colored pencils or any toy.
Reversible Bag For Girls
We suggest to use a cotton fabric with a pretty pattern that every girl will love, whether is flowers, bubbles or cute little birds.
- 2 pieces of fabric A of
- 2 pieces of fabric B of
- 1 piece of fabric for the strap of 3 x 25 inches from fabric A or B
- 2 pieces of fabric A of
- Coordinated thread
- Sewing Machine
- Sewing Tools
1 Cut All Your Fabrics
Cut all your fabrics with the help of the rotary cutter, a patchwork ruler and a cutting mat.
2 Stitch On The Strap And The Pocket
Fold the piece of fabric for the strap in the middle lengthwise, and stitch on 1/4 inch seam allowance. Turn the strap inside out, you can use a safety pin to help you to do this step, press.
Place the two pieces of fabric for the pocket, with right sides together, and pinch two pins, stitch on the four sides, 1/4 inch seam allowance and leave a gap open on the bottom.
To turn this piece inside out, trip the corners with a pair of scissors diagonally and turn this piece inside out. Press.
3 Top Stitching The Strap And The Pocket
Top stitch the strap on both sides, 3 mm stitching.
Top stitch the top of the pocket, 1/4 inch from the top.
4 Stitch On The Small Pocket On The Reversible Bag
Take one piece for the outside of the reversible bag, and fold the piece of fabric in the middle to mark the center, finger press the line, open the piece of fabric
Take the piece for the pocket and fold it in the middle and finger press the line in the center. Lay the pocket on the piece of fabric and center the pocket, pinch a couple of pins.
Top stitch on the pocket to the piece of fabric, reinforce the stitching at the beginning and at the end.
5 How To Sew The Two Parts Of The Reversible Bag
Place the two pieces of fabric from each fabric together, with right sides together. Pinch a few pins to hold the two layers of fabric on each set.
Sew each set at a time. start on the top of one side, and stitch on to the bottom, across the bottom and and up to the other side, 1/4 inch for the seam allowance, reinforce the stitching at the begining and at the end of the stitching. Leave the top open.
Do the same step with the set for the lining. And don’t forget to leave a gap open of 2 inches on the bottom.
6 Stitch On The Strap To The Reversible Bag
Turn the reversible bag main fabric piece out and place the strap on each side, align each end of the strap to the seam on each side of the bag, pinch one pin on each side.
7 How To Stitch On The Reversible Bag
Tuck in the piece with the strip inside the piece for the lining, align the seams and pinch a few pins along the top of the bag.
Stitch on all along the top of the bag, 1/4 inch seam allowance.
8 How To Turn Out The Reversible Bag
Remove all the pins from the top, and from the gap left on the bottom of the lining, turn the inside out of the reversible bag, it will be like its shown on the image below.
Stitch to close the gap on the lining.
9 How To Finish The Reversible Bag For Girls
Tuck in the lining inside the bag, and press the top, top stitch the top all around, 1/4 from the top.
You can make a button hole on one side of the top of the bag and sew on a button as I did, but you can also stitch on a piece of velcro or sew on a snap broch and you’re done!
The reversible bag for girls can be use both ways, with the lining out or inside and it looks so cute!
We hope you like this sewing tutorial and make one reversible bag for the young girl in the family or to give it as a gift on a birthday party or on a special event.
We are sure any girl will love to have at least one reversible bag and this is a great sewing project to use those pretty fabrics you have in your stach.
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