Let's Get Crafy: A Simple Flour Sack Tea Towel Clothespin Bag

June 26, 2013

A Step-by-Step Guide in Making a Simple

Flour Sack Clothespin Bag in

Less Than 30 Minutes

Hey guys! It has been awhile since we've last posted a blog and we have here a new do-it-yourself tutorial blog post for you from FeedSackLady. Now, she is making a super simple flour sack clothespin bag in less than 30 minutes. Following is the detailed guide and the list of supplies you will going to need in this project.

flour sack clothespin bag
Simple Flour Sack Clothespin Bag
 
List of fabrics and supplies
  • Flour Sack Towel
  • Pins
  • Sewing Machine
  • Hanger

Step 1: Lay towel face down, length going left and right. Fold right side into center.

Step 1 Flour Sack Clothespin Bag
Step 1: Flour Sack Towel Face Down Length Going Left and Right. Clothespin Bag

Step 2: Fold left side into center overlapping right side about 3/4 of an inch.

Step 2 Flour Sack Clothespin Bag
Step 2: Fold left side into center over lapping right side about 3/4 of an inch.

Step 3: Pin top two layers that you just overlapped. Pin it starting in the center down to the bottom center front. DO NOT pin through all layers or you will pin/sew it shut.

Step 3 Flour Sack Clothespin Bag
Step 3: Pin top two layers that you just overlapped.

Step 4: Take to your sewing machine. Separate front from back.

Step 4 Flour Sack Clothespin Bag
Step 4: Take to your sewing machine.

Step 5: Top stitch down center front where pinned.

Step 5 Flour Sack Clothespin Bag
Step 5: Top Stitch Down Center Front Where Pinned.

Step 6: Turn inside out to wrong side. Keep the area your overlapped in the center. Sew all the way across the bottom. This will be the bottom of your clothes bag.

Step 6 Flour Sack Clothespin Bag
Step 6: Turn inside out to wrong side. Keep the area your overlapped in the center.

Step 7: Fold back top flaps. Tack down or add a cute button. This will keep the top half of the bag open to grab your clothespin out of.

Step 8 Flour Sack Clothespin Bag
Step 7: Fold back top flaps.

Step 8 & 9: Sew across the top from one side to the other. It will look like shoulders on a shirt. This will close the top of your bag.

Step 8 Flour Sack Clothespin Bag
Step 8: Sew across the top from one side to the other.
Step 9 Flour Sack Clothespin Bag
Step 9: It will look like shoulders on a shirt.

Step 10: Slip a child's size hanger in to hang it up with. A hanger that has a top hook that can spin all the way around works better.

Step 10 Flour Sack Clothespin Bag
Step 10: Slip a child's size hanger in to hang it up with.

Your done and it was sew simple!

OTHER IDEAS you could use the bag for:

  • A traveling bag for the car, hook to the seat in front of you. Fill with crayons and coloring book.
  • A bag for Grandmas walker to hold her Kleenex or T.V. remotes.
  • A lost sock bag for the laundry room.
  • To hold an extra roll of toilet paper for the rest room.