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Published

Time
Time:3h30
Difficulty
Pretty Easy

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Ottawa, ON, Canada
2011
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Easy to make, convenient, allows you to carry all your bingo crap in one bag!

I searched everywhere to buy a bingo bag and couldn't find anything nice, so I made one.

I followed the patter at this website: http://freebingobag.com/
It was very well explained and easy to follow.

I had a hard time uploading pics, so....if your not sure about a step go to the website above for pics.

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Instructions

  1. How to make a bag. Make A Bingo Bag - Step 1 1

    Create a pattern:

    Part 1 (Inside):
    Measure 14" x 21". Cut.
    Measure and draw 1/2" seam allowance on both sides.
    Measure every 2" and draw a line in.
    Measure 7 1/2" from the bottom and draw a horizontal line.
    Draw 1/2" seam allowance on the bottom.

    Part 2 (outside):
    Measure 7 1/2" x 41". Cut.
    Measure 1/2" seam allowance on both sides.
    Draw lines every 4" to show line placement.

    Part 3 (Bottom):
    Use a protractor or a bowl to get a 7" circle.

  2. How to make a bag. Make A Bingo Bag - Step 2 2

    Cut out your pattern, remember to cut a liner if you will be putting one in.

  3. How to make a bag. Make A Bingo Bag - Step 3 3

    Next you will need to draw lines on the outside fabric. Draw these every 4", use a ruler to do so and remember to start counting after the seam allowance. I use the pattern as a guide.

    Do the same with the inside piece BUT make the lines every 2". Be careful not to draw above the dauber holder fabric.

  4. How to make a bag. Make A Bingo Bag - Step 4 4

    The inside piece should look like this...

  5. How to make a bag. Make A Bingo Bag - Step 5 5

    Now you can sew bias tape or fold and sew over 2 times at the top (of the outside piece).

  6. How to make a bag. Make A Bingo Bag - Step 6 6

    Align the inside fabric to the lines you made on the outside bag fabric.
    Sew in place vertically using a double stitch and reinforce at the top.

    Close up the bottom by folding and keeping the fold inside the lines.
    Sew into place with 1/2" seam allowance.

  7. How to make a bag. Make A Bingo Bag - Step 7 7

    It should look like this at this...




  8. How to make a bag. Make A Bingo Bag - Step 8 8

    Sew the seam of the bag together.

  9. How to make a bag. Make A Bingo Bag - Step 9 9

    Pin and sew the bottom on and if you are putting a liner in sew it in.

  10. How to make a bag. Make A Bingo Bag - Step 10 10

    Turn it "right side out" and now you can sew bias tape (border) or...

  11. How to make a bag. Make A Bingo Bag - Step 11 11

    fold and sew over 2 times at the top.

  12. How to make a bag. Make A Bingo Bag - Step 12 12

    Finish the bag like a drawstring bag. I used two strings and then tie knots at the ends.
    Remember to make a button whole where the string comes out or else it will tear.

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