How do you make a drawstring bag for beginners?

What materials do you need to make a drawstring bag?


  1. 1 yard of cotton fabric.
  2. 2 1/2 yards of 1/2″ piping.
  3. Thread.
  4. Pinking shears.
  5. Fabric pen.
  6. Yard stick.
  7. Safety pin.
  8. Ball point pins.

How much fabric is needed for a drawstring bag?

Small bag – ¼ yard of fabric. Medium Bag – ½ yard of fabric. Large Bag – ½ yard of fabric. X-Large Bag – ½ yard of fabric.

What can I use for drawstring?

Any piece of cord, trimming, ribbon or fabric could become a drawstring. Ribbons add a more feminine touch while cords are great for projects requiring sturdy fastenings like bags. You can also experiment with different colors and add your personal touch by using contrasting materials.

How do you secure a drawstring bag?

Use a (thin) chain instead of the drawstring, and an accordingly small padlock to secure it. Or get a bag with a zipper thats big enough to put your backback inside. The material should be lightweight but sturdy.

How does a drawstring bag work?

A drawstring bag, or cinch-up backpack, is a small, lightweight bag that is adjustable with two strings. You pull the strings to close the bag, and pull the bag apart at the top when you want to access the items stored inside.

How do you make a simple paper bag?

These easy, convenient and most importantly, free-of-cost bags can be made from old papers in the wink of an eye.

  1. Step 1: Gather the Things you need. …
  2. Step 2: Fold your newspaper. …
  3. Step 3: Make a horizontal fold. …
  4. Step 4: Insert a cardboard piece for the base. …
  5. Step 5: Seal the base. …
  6. Step 6: Make accordion folds on both sides.
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