Monday, September 8, 2014

How To Make A Lined Bag with Zipper?

Rhianna's Studio DIY Tutorial Hand Bag
Hello Loves!
 I hope you are well! I've been away all weekend celebrating my husband's birthday. Yes, our birthdays are only 10 days apart. We were both born the same year! Here's an instructional tutorial showing how to make a lined bag with a zipper. 
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Today's post is a tutorial requested by a reader (Ruthie of Love My Accessories). Check her out a blog post featuring her jewelry is coming soon! 

This is a multipurpose bag that you can use for makeup, as a clutch, or for the small items you keep in your purse!
Materials Needed:
1. Fashion (outer) Fabric
2. Lining Fabric
3. Multipurpose Zipper (The size you want the bag; I used 9")
4. Fabric Scissors
5. Pins
6. Sewing Machine
7. Ruler/Tape measure
8. Fabric Chalk
Rhianna's Studio DIY Hand Bag Tutorial

Rhianna's Studio DIY Hand Bag Tutorial
Step 1: With the outer fabric folded measure from one edge in 10 inches and mark.
Rhianna's Studio DIY Hand Bag Tutorial

Rhianna's Studio DIY Hand Bag Tutorial
Step 2: Measure from the fold up 10 inches and draw a line. Measure from the top of the line 10 inches over to the edge and draw a line.

Rhianna's Studio DIY Hand Bag Tutorial


Rhianna's Studio DIY Hand Bag Tutorial
Step 3: Cut on the drawn line. Leave the fabric folded
Rhianna's Studio DIY Hand Bag Tutorial

Rhianna's Studio DIY Hand Bag Tutorial

Rhianna's Studio DIY Hand Bag Tutorial
Step 4: Fold the lining fabric in half. Draw a 10 X 10 Square on the lining fabric and cut. (You should have two squares)

Rhianna's Studio DIY Hand Bag Tutorial
Step 5: Measure over 1/2 inch from the edge and make a mark. 

Rhianna's Studio DIY Hand Bag Tutorial
Step 6: Align the metal stop of the zipper to the .5 inch mark just made. (Be sure to place the zipper pull tab face down on the outer fabric)

Rhianna's Studio DIY Hand Bag Tutorial
Step 7: Sandwich the zipper between the lining and outer fabric and pin together.

Rhianna's Studio DIY Hand Bag Tutorial
Step 8: Using a zipper foot, stitch the zipper using 3/8 seam allowance. (Repeat steps 4-7 for the other side)

Rhianna's Studio DIY Hand Bag Tutorial
Step 9: Pin the right sides of the lining  and the outer fabric together at the side seams. 

Rhianna's Studio DIY Hand Bag Tutorial
Step 10: Stitch the Side Seam (Repeat steps 9 & 10 for the other side).

Rhianna's Studio DIY Hand Bag Tutorial
Step 11: Turn the bag so the right sides are showing. 

Rhianna's Studio DIY Hand Bag Tutorial

Rhianna's Studio DIY Hand Bag Tutorial
Step 12: Turn up the seam allowance on the end of the lining fabric .5 inch and pin

Rhianna's Studio DIY Hand Bag Tutorial

Rhianna's Studio DIY Hand Bag Tutorial
Step 13: Stitch the end closed at a 1/4 of an inch. Press the bag.

Rhianna's Studio DIY Hand Bag Tutorial
Step 14: Turn the bag so the lining is inside the bag. 

THE END!

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As always, Thank you for reading!
~XOXO Rhianna's Studio

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