Monday, July 30, 2012

Reusable Sandwich Bags

Based off of Leslie's snack bags, only with a folded over flap.
I also lined mine with some food-safe utility fabric for easy clean up.

Go find some of your scraps for this one!




 Cute eh?
To Make:
I cut my fabric 7inches by 14inches.
Using 1/4 seam allowances, sew right side together, turn and press.
Cut 1 side of each velcro to fit ends, sew one on the "wrong" side and one on the "right".
*Sew on opposite ends with tight zig-zag.*
I eyeballed the fold, but is ~1inch.
Just attach your velcro together and mark where the sides should end.
Sew as close to edge as possible up sides to bottom of fold.
Done!
I found the super soft and flexible velcro worked best for this project.
Each bag took about 10 minutes from cut to finish.
Cost < $1.50 per bag

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7 comments:

  1. So adorable! I wish I could sew.

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  2. Found you via The Winthrop Chronicles...Love this idea... Question for you... what kind of fabric did you use for the interior? Is it easily wipe able...? I need to make some of these for sure! I've seen them floating all over the place, but making them seems so simple!

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    1. In my research I found Babyville brand PUL fabric to be food safe and that is what I used. It is very easy to wipe clean. Joann's carries it. Hope that helps!

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  3. I love using handmade snack and sandwich bags, they are so green and save money. ;o)

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  4. I really need to start making some of your reusable bags!

    Thanks for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!!

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  5. Very clever, on my to make list. Thank you...

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  6. I wish if I could get these pretty looking just fab bags, in which I could carry edibles and money, together.

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