Yoga mat bag

Yoga Mat Bag- DIY Sewing Tutorial

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hey it’s Vanessa the crafty Gemini I

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post weekly videos right here on my

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youtube channel and in this video

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tutorial I’m going to show you how to

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make a super quick and easy yoga mat bag

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complete with a strap for you to take to

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your classes

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you

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so let’s go over the supplies you’ll

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need to create this project first you’re

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going to need your yoga mat of course

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all rolled up I’m going to show you how

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to make a bag for it custom to the

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measurements I am still going to leave a

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little space so that if you are going to

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make this product to give as a gift to

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someone

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most likely the chances are that they’ll

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be able to fit their yoga mat in it as

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well because it’ll be on the bigger side

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okay you’re going to need a measuring

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tape because we’re going to be taking

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the custom measurements of our actual

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yoga mat make sure you have pen and

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paper to jot down those measurements

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then for cutting things you’re going to

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need a rotary cutter and the

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corresponding cutting mat or if you

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don’t have that you can always get away

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with a pair of scissors as well for the

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drawstring part in the closure of the

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bag we are going to use some drawstring

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and you can buy this stuff by the yard

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at your local fabric store comes in

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different colors you can also create

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your own out of strips of fabric or if

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you want the super quick and easy route

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just pick up some ribbon that you like

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then we have our basic sewing supplies

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you know working sewing machines some

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pins something to mark your fabric with

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you’re also going to need a large safety

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pin this will help us feed the

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drawstring in through the casing we’ll

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create on the bag and then of course

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your rulers and things like that for the

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measurements an ironing board and an

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iron and then let’s go over the

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different fabric options that we have

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for this project as well so when it

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comes to fabrics for this project since

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I’m not lining it I want to select the

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fabric that already has some body to it

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and it’s pretty medium weight I would

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not use a quilting cotton for this

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project just because I’m doing it one

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layer I’m not dealing with interfacing

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or anything like that and it’s just

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going to be too flimsy but here are a

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few different options to consider a

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lightweight denim like this you see kind

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of how it has some body and stays in

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shape too it would be great for this

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here’s a home decor white fabric that

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you can pick up at your fabric store it

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still drapes nicely but it has some body

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to it on its own I’m going to be using

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this organic cotton home deck white

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fabric that is just gorgeous I think and

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one fabric that you could use but I

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don’t recommend it for this project is

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this canvas it’s kind of stiff like

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canvas and duck cloth you could use it

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it’s going to be thicker you’re going to

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need a more heavyweight sewing machine

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to get through all the layers as well

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and it’s just a little bit too stiff for

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my liking so just pick up some home

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decor weight fabric at your local fabric

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store and

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about a yard is going to be plenty if

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you’re going to make it out of the same

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fabric like the bag itself and the

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shoulder strap alright so let’s get

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started so now we can roll up our yoga

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mat and let’s take some measurements

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alright first we’re going to measure the

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length of this thing take your measuring

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tape measure from one end to the other

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and mine is about 24 inches so you can

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drop that measurement down length is 24

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inches and we’re going to add four

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inches to that measurement we’re adding

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that because we need to account for seam

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allowance here a casing that we’re going

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to be making for the drawstring at the

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top alright and we don’t want it to be

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that snug on it either so give yourself

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some working room there so we’re add

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four inches to that and now let’s take

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the circumference of this thing so I’m

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just going to take my measuring tape and

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pull it around and this one is about

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fourteen and a half and you want to roll

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up the mat just like you would after you

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finish a class don’t roll it super super

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tight and then make the bag too narrow

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so that normally it won’t be able to fit

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leave it a little bit rolled up on the

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loser and that way you have enough space

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in your bag okay to slide it in easily

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that is so this one measures about 14

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and 5/8 we’re just going to say 15 you

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can always round up better for it to be

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bigger than smaller so their

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circumference we’re going to say is 15

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inches alright so to that measurement we

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are actually going to use that

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measurement to cut out a circle out of

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our fabric so actually let’s start

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cutting out our fabric right now so the

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length measurement we said was 24 we

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added four inches to that now we end up

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with 28 inches so we’re going to need to

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cut our fabric 28 inches and then the

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circumference meaning coming around here

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is 15 inches and so to that measurement

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let’s go ahead and add three inches

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that’s going to account for the seam

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allowance and then give us also some

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room for the bag to slide in through a

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little bit easier and don’t worry about

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it being bigger because with the

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drawstring closure we’re going to cinch

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it up and it will still close fine so

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that’s 18 inches so we need to cut out a

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piece of fabric that measures 28 inches

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by 18 okay makes sense length the

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circumference and that’s going to be the

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piece of fabric that’s going to drape

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around here so here I have a chunk of my

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fabric this is

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you can see I cut it at 28 inches which

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is the length measurement I needed and

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just so you guys can start visualizing

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this let’s put the yoga mat on it you

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can see that the length is fine I should

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have space here and here

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to account for that casing and then also

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for our seam allowances so that’s

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looking good

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now the other measurement that we said

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was the circumference right around the

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yoga mat on the round side and we added

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three inches to that so now I need to

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come back here and cut the other

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dimension at 18 inches and I just need

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one piece of fabric since this is

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heavier weight fabric okay so here I

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have my fabric piece cut 28 inches by 18

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all right so this is going to make up

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the body of the bag all right so now we

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need to come up with the bottom part

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here and to cut out our strap as well so

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let’s do that next so from the excess I

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had here from that same cut we’re going

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to go ahead and cut a five inch strip

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and you can make this usually you’d like

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to see it be the same length as your bag

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so on that measurement so I’m going to

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take the same measurement so this strap

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is going to be five inches wide by

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whatever that cut length measurement is

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alright and you can make this longer or

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shorter it’s going to be up to you if

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you want to make a crossbody strap then

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it will definitely have to be longer

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than this but this is one that’s just

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going to be fine enough for you to throw

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over the shoulder okay so we’ll measure

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five inches here

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and cut a strip so five inches by the

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same 28 this will be for my strap all

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right so let’s grab the yoga mat and

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take another measurement here for the

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circle bottom part now you can go ahead

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and use the circumference and figure out

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using the PI formula and all that to

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figure out how big you need to make your

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circle but we’re going to make it a

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little bit easier by grabbing the actual

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yoga mat so here it is we have this

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round end I’m going to take my ruler and

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measure the diameter so from one end to

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the other of this circle here that we

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have on the end and for me that measures

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a little over four and a half so I’m

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going to round up to five now to five

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inches I’m going to go ahead and add an

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additional inch to account for my seam

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allowance and make sure I have space for

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everything so we’re going to say six

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inches that means I need to cut out a

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circle that is six inches in diameter

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right now to do that if you have a six

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inch saucer plate or something else that

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measures six inches in diameter then you

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can use that otherwise you can whip out

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your handy dandy compass like I have

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here you can cut this out of fabric or

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poster board and make yourself a

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template if you want to or you can just

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cut it right on the fabric so for me I’m

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just going to cut it straight out the

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fabric so if I need it to be six inches

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in diameter that means I need to set the

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radius here at half of that it’s three

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and I’m just going to come into a corner

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of my fabric make sure not wasting too

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much fabric and yep that’s going to get

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me all around so I’m going to use my

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little pencil and draw myself a six inch

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circle so the pencil line was kind of

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faint so I just went in here with a

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marking pen just hopefully you guys can

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see that just a little bit just so you

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can see so that’s a six inch circle and

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then we’re going to come in here with

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scissors and cut around it and it

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doesn’t have to be super perfect okay

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alright so you should have three pieces

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of fabric one is for the main body piece

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remember was the length we added four

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inches then the circumference plus three

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inches and we got those dimensions this

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is for our strap we said five inches by

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the same length that we cut out for the

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body of the bag

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and then we have our circle here that we

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already did to 6 inches so let’s prep

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our strap we’re going to grab our iron

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an ironing board

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lay the fabric pretty side of the fabric

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facing down and we’re going to fold this

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in half lengthwise and press then you

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can go back open this on that fold line

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that you did here and we’re going to

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fold it in and this top edge in as well

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and press once you have that we’re going

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to refold it right down the center on

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that initial fold line again like this

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and that’s going to be our nice and

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sturdy strap now set that aside so we

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can take it to the sewing machine all at

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one time but you are going to be

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stitching this open edge shut but we’ll

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set that aside for now now let’s move on

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to this main body piece on one of the

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short edges alright so I have it

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lengthwise this way this is going to be

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one of the short ends we’re going to

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make the casing for our drawstring to go

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through so lay the fabric again pretty

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side facing down and you’re going to

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fold this over about half of an inch

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this doesn’t have to be exact half an

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inch three quarters of an inch you know

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make it a little bit wider depending on

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how wide or how thick your drawstring or

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ribbon is and we added four inches so

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you should still have plenty here plenty

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of wiggle room that is once you fold

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that once go ahead and repeat it now

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just note that I’m giving you guys the

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quickie route of doing this so after we

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put in the drawstring there are going to

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be some raw edges here but you can go

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back and add some fray check or just

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leave it like that it’s really not going

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to unravel the whole project but we are

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going to leave it like that for now so

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now let’s go to the sewing machine and

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we’re going to stitch this down we’re

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going to stitch close to this bottom

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edge here to create the casing for our

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drawstring and then we’re also going to

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stitch our strap down definitely on this

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side to keep this closing shut and then

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you can also go ahead and add another

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line of stitching so it’s even on both

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sides of top stitching to this edge so I

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have my straps done and top stitch into

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place and here’s the hem that we created

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for the casing on the body of our bag so

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now let’s insert the

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trap here so we can start stitching the

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whole thing up and the edges are raw

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here but don’t worry because we’re going

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to tuck them in if this is where the

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casing is going to be for the drawstring

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you want to come down about an inch or

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so and then go ahead and put your strap

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there and notice I’m putting it in a

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little bit further so I can make sure

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that in the seam allowance I catch

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everything and I’m going to put a clip

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there because this fabric is a little

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bit thicker better to you than using

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pins and I’ll include a link in the

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description box below where you guys can

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pick up these clips they’re my favorite

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when I’m working with bulkier fabrics

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and then I’m going to bring the strap

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across this way and get it to go all the

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way down here to the bottom we are going

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to stitch this all up so really it’s not

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going to matter too much where you put

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this so just turn it in there a little

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bit get it close to the edge and we’re

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going to put a clip there as well then

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scoot this back I’m going to bring the

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other end of this over this way okay so

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pretty sides of everything should be on

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the inside we’re catching the end of the

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strap inside here and I’ll remove this

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clip and reclip it into place so I have

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all my three layers caught there put a

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couple of Clips here because we’re going

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to stitch that side up and we’re going

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to do the same thing here so I’m

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clipping through all my layers make sure

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you’re catching that strap all the way

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in that seam allowance you can twist it

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and turn it if you have to to get it to

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fit in there no problem now what you

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want to do is you’re not going to start

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stitching all the way from the top these

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are the raw edges that are going to stay

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open so we can put our drawstring in

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there so now we’re going to start right

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from underneath this hem back stitch to

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secure it and we’re going to come all

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the way down using just your presser

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foot as your guide or about a half of an

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inch seam allowance would work as well

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so now that that’s done you can go back

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in here with a zig zag stitch I’m going

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to trim away this excess strap that I

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have here if you have a serger you can

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finish off that edge if you have a

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zig-zag stitch on your machine you can

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go back and finish it up but you don’t

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have to nothing’s going to happen it’s

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not going to come apart so now what we

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need to do is just close off the bottom

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here and for the bottom this is where we

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put in our circle and so this part can

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be a little tricky if you’ve never done

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this before but here’s how I like to do

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it for this I do go ahead and whip out

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my pins because it allows me to be a

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little bit more precise so I’m going to

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put this like this this is the pretty

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side of the bag or the body of the bag

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fabric should be inside here and then

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I’m going to put the pretty side of the

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circle facing in so I should just be

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looking at the wrong sides of the fabric

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alright and I’m just going to start

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pinning on one side you can definitely

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fold this in quarters and do all that to

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get it super precise but for this type

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of a project it’s really not necessary

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I’m just going to pin on one side pin on

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the other and then just work my way

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around putting some pins so that I’m

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matching up the raw edges like this and

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of course the more pins you put the more

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precise it’s going to be and if this is

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your first time doing something like

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this I’m just showing you here how I put

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so many pins in I normally wouldn’t put

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that many but if it’s your first time go

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ahead and put a bunch to try and keep

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everything steady while you sew if you

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get a few puckers don’t worry about it

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it’s going to be at the bottom of the

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bag and nobody’s going to notice alright

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so now let’s head over to the sewing

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machine again and I stitched I put the

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pins on the circle side of it so that is

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how I’m going to stitch it I’m going to

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stitch it so that it’s stitching through

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this way not from the underside alright

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I’ll show you I just find that it’s

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easier for me to feed it in this way so

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I’m just going to be working my fingers

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down making sure that the fabric is nice

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and flat and again using my same seam

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allowance whatever I’ve been using the

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edge of my foot is the guide and we did

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allow for a little bit more movement in

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here so if your seam allowance isn’t

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perfect don’t freak out the project will

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still turn out fine

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so I just stitch a little bit and kind

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of ease the fabric in as I go making

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sure I’m only catching two layers of

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fabric underneath all right keep it as

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flat as you can try to keep the fabric

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as flat as you can with your fingers

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there are going to be some ripples don’t

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worry about it for this type of a

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project it’s really not super perfect

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and we kind of eyeballed it if you do

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want to get it to fit nice and perfect

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then go ahead you know you’ll have to

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use the formula to get the exact

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diameter that you need based on the

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circumference of your yoga mat but again

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super easy project it’ll turn out just

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fine for you this way all right and I’m

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back here to the beginning so let me

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back stitch and you can see that our

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circle is sewn to the bag of the fabric

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it’s not that hard and it only will take

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you a minute or two just slow down take

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your time and I think it will give the

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bag an overall better look with that

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round bottom so for the drawstring I’m

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going to just go ahead and cut out one

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yard it’s going to be more than enough

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but we’ll do that because this is just

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like a real simple simple closure and

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actually before I cut this let me show

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you all a trick for cutting drawstring

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before you make the cut grab a little

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piece of clear tape washi tape whatever

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you have on hand and just roll it around

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the drawstring and then make your cut in

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the middle and that will keep both ends

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from fraying so the next time I need

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that that’s done and for this one it’s

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done here this edge actually is where

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they cut it from the store so it’s not

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finished so let me finish that off real

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quick I’m going to trim that off so I’m

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going to come down a little bit further

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roll my tape around it and then trim

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that little end off all right so for

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this little closure it’s going to be

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real simple

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so for the drawstring closure we’re just

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going to grab our big safety pin and

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it’s just going to be a real simple one

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it’s not a one where you’re going to

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pull it like that instead it’s just

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going to allow us to cinch it up a

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little bit more remember we’re keeping

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this project really basic but if you

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have more skills and you want to fancy

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it up a bit feel free to do that we’re

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going to come in here to the sides where

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it’s open and in between the two layers

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right there the hem that we did just

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slide the safety pin through it and push

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it all the way through your casing till

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you come out on the other side and the

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drawstring is a fun whamming you can do

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it with ribbon you can cut strips of

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fabric you can add beads to the ends of

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it and kind of really make it decorative

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and make it your own so I’ve come out

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here on the other end and I can remove

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my safety pin now and that’s it my mat

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is done if you want you can tie a knot

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somewhere closer to the ends here just

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so the ends don’t slip out on you so say

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like right here that way I know I have

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enough space to get the bag out right

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when it’s opened up you see how it’s not

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pulling on it I have enough space to get

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the the yoga mat in and out and then I

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can always just push it up like this and

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tie another knot if you want to but I

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think it’s going to be snug enough where

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I won’t have a problem let’s grab our

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yoga mat fit it in here and see what we

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end up with

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oops let’s twist it this way there we go

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and so there it is I can pull it tight

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and then tie a little knot here to keep

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it cinched in like that remember what I

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said about the ends here they are going

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to be fraying so just grab some fray

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check and dabble it a little bit just on

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the raw edges so that it doesn’t come

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apart on you but it’s not going to hurt

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the project is just a quicker way of

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finishing it okay now let’s see down

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here we have our strap sewn in this is a

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really nice circle bottom to our bag I

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think that circle part really adds to it

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makes everything lay nice and flat and

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there is your shoulder strap so that’s

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it for this video tutorial I hope you

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all enjoyed it if you did hit this video

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