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Keep your toiletries organized on the go with a with a hipster tweed monogrammed washbag!

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1142 projects »
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  • How to make a washbag. Monogrammed Washbag - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut a rectangle of tweed and lining fabric measuring 17" by 21".

  • How to make a washbag. Monogrammed Washbag - Step 2
    Step 2

    Set up your sewing machine to stitch the monogram in a font you like. You can write a full name or just initials.

  • How to make a washbag. Monogrammed Washbag - Step 3
    Step 3

    Stitch your monogram in the centre of the tweed rectangle about 3" from the top.

  • How to make a washbag. Monogrammed Washbag - Step 4
    Step 4

    You can also stitch a decorative line above and below for added design.

  • How to make a washbag. Monogrammed Washbag - Step 5
    Step 5

    Place the tweed on top of the lining fabric, with the wrong sides facing out and sew around the edges, leaving a small section on to top edge unstitched.

  • How to make a washbag. Monogrammed Washbag - Step 6
    Step 6

    Fold the bag inside out, so that the right sides are facing out and gather your zip.

  • How to make a washbag. Monogrammed Washbag - Step 7
    Step 7

    Pin your zip along the top edge of your bag and sew in place using the machine's zipper foot.

  • How to make a washbag. Monogrammed Washbag - Step 8
    Step 8

    Pin the other edge of the bag to the zip and unzip the zipper before stitching in place.

  • How to make a washbag. Monogrammed Washbag - Step 9
    Step 9

    Zip the zipper back up.

  • How to make a washbag. Monogrammed Washbag - Step 10
    Step 10

    Fold the bag inside out and sew down both sides, at the points where either end of the zip meet.

  • How to make a washbag. Monogrammed Washbag - Step 11
    Step 11

    Cut a two inch square from each corner of the bag.

  • How to make a washbag. Monogrammed Washbag - Step 12
    Step 12

    Press the corners together diagonally and pin in place.

  • How to make a washbag. Monogrammed Washbag - Step 13
    Step 13

    Sew along each corner.

  • How to make a washbag. Monogrammed Washbag - Step 14
    Step 14

    Fold your bag inside out and fill with toiletries.

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