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Oil Cloth Washbag

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Keep your toiletries organised with a handy washbag.
I bought this Cath Kidston oil cloth ages ago and finally decided to turn it in to a washbag.

Posted by Cat Morley from Edinburgh, United Kingdom • Published January 23, 2012 • See Cat Morley's 483 projects »
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  • How to make a pouch. Oil Cloth Washbag - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut a rectangle of oil cloth measuring 16" by 20".

  • How to make a pouch. Oil Cloth Washbag - Step 2
    Step 2

    Pin your oil cloth face down on to your zip along the top 16" edge.

  • How to make a pouch. Oil Cloth Washbag - Step 3
    Step 3

    Use a zipper foot to sew the zip in place.

  • How to make a pouch. Oil Cloth Washbag - Step 4
    Step 4

    Fold over, a pin the other side of the zip to the bottom edge of the oil cloth. Sew in place.

  • How to make a pouch. Oil Cloth Washbag - Step 5
    Step 5

    Cut another small rectangle of oil cloth, fold in half and sew along both edges to make a loop.

  • How to make a pouch. Oil Cloth Washbag - Step 6
    Step 6

    Position the zip, so that it's in the center of the bag. Fold the loop over, and place inside the bag, so that the open edges are sticking out in line with the zip and sew along the open edges of the bag.

  • How to make a pouch. Oil Cloth Washbag - Step 7
    Step 7

    Cut 2" rectangles out of each corner of the bag.

  • How to make a pouch. Oil Cloth Washbag - Step 8
    Step 8

    Squish the edges together at the corners and pin in place.

  • How to make a pouch. Oil Cloth Washbag - Step 9
    Step 9

    Sew along the edges.

  • How to make a pouch. Oil Cloth Washbag - Step 10
    Step 10

    Fold inside out and you're all done!

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PinkWeeds
PinkWeeds · Omaha, Nebraska, US · 172 projects

that's so cute!

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p · North Yorkshire, England, GB · 2 projects

It's really good! Much better shape than the ones in Cath Kidston!

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