Cut a square or rectangle out of the body of the sweater, cut the same dimensions from lining fabric,
remove sweater arms.
Split sleeves up seam and cut off the tops for pockets.
Cut rectangles out of the sleeve tops, cut same dimensions +1.5" in length for lining.
Using the remaining scraps, cut out 2 circles and trim circles into free form flowers.
Cut 2" squares out of the bottom left and right, repeat for lining fabric.
Create a long tube from lining fabric for inside pockets, pin pockets to inside, mark center with chalk
for stitching line
Pin sides and bottom, stitch, leave 2" corners open, leave opening in the bottom for turning.
Fold 2â€ cut out matching side and bottom seams.
The bottom should look like this.
Add magnetic snaps following package directions. Leave enough seam allowance at the top for
stitching recommend 1" or more, using a folded piece of scrap fabric to reinforce the snap. Stitch
around snap to reinforce extra fabric.
Pin sweater pocket to lining, right sides together (lining should be 1.5" longer), stitch ends.
Line up bottom of pocket, pin, then stitch sides. Leave an opening for turning.
Trim corners, turn pocket & pin openings.
Stitch side seams of bag, leaving bottom open.
Pin pockets over side seams (right side), then stitch to attach.
Stitch across bottom.
Fold 2" cut out, matching side & bottom seams, pin & stitch.
The inside bottom should look like this.
Trim sleeves to desired width - 5" or 6" recommended.
Pin ends of two sleeves together, stitch & trim seam.
Fold lengthwise, stitch, leaving approx. 6" open for turning.
Turn right side out & smooth opening. Stitch closed with a tight whip stitch.
Pin strap to side seams, matching right sides, stitch.
Making sure the straps are inside, pin lining to outside, right sides together, stitch.
Turn bag right side out, through opening in the lining. Pin opening in lining and stitch.
Turn lining inside, smooth and pin, top stitch Â¼".
Stitch flower to center of each side over snap, stitch button on top. Done!