We all want our stuff to be like ourselves or which matches our style. Therefore, we even spent a lot of time in search of them. We all spent hours, whether it is online shopping or just visiting a nearby store. After all, looks and designs matters.
But we are still not sure if we are going to get the perfect one or not. This is the only problem which stays with us while shopping until we did not get the one we are looking for.
Now, you do not have to worry anymore. HomeBnc is like a helping hand. They can assist you in any situations related to the designs and decor. With the help of them, we have managed to deliver to you an easy and affordable method to create a foldable grocery bag.
We all have these bags in our houses, but when it comes to designs and looks, they are not attractive.
So, go through these easy and affordable methods to create your foldable grocery bag.
Get Ready with the Materials
Before you start your work, it is essential to assemble the tools and materials you will require. This will not only save your time but will also keep your work running without any error and disturbance.
For this DIY, you will need needles, some fabrics, especially the long-lasting one, a few of the synthetic material for hardening the bottom of your bag, pins, a stitching machine, ribbons, scissor, threads, a ruler, marker, and fabric glue.
After gathering all these materials, you are ready to go. You can also use other things as well in place of the listed tools. But make sure that they possess the same work as of the thing you are replacing them with.
Let us Start Some Cutting
One of the challenging tasks in tailoring is cutting. This is something that retired a lot of attention, and the chances of error are always high. Therefore, do it calmly and slowly as you would not like it ruined.
Now, take a piece of fabric according to your choice. We would suggest you go with the printed ones, or you can also go with plain ones having bright colors.
After taking the fabric, cut a piece of it more than the double of the size of your desired bag. Now, after cutting the fabric, you will have a rectangular-shaped fabric.
Please keep it in portrait position and then from its side edge, cut out a rectangular piece. Make sure you cut out that piece of cloth precisely from the middle of the edge. Now, repeat the same procedure on other side edges as well.
After cutting out the edges, you will have three parts on your fabrics. Two of them will be of the same size at the top and bottom of your fabric while in the middle, there will be a shorter part. This part will be the bottom of your bag.
Now, if you want the bottom of your bag to be hard, then you can use synthetic materials to give it a rigid structure. You can do it by placing the synthetic fiber on the third part and then placing the fabric on it to cover it. This will give the bottom of your bag a rigid structure. You can also use two halves sized synthetic fiber or full-sized ones as both will give your bag a different bottom design.
If you want to have pockets inside of your grocery bag, then you cut out some fabrics for your pockets. Keep the sizes different to give it a funky look.
If you want your handle to be of fabric, then cut it out from the fabric; otherwise, you can use ribbon if you want.
You can also place another layer of fabric on your resulted fabric if you want. This will make your bag double layered, but we are not in favor of it as it may disturb you while folding your bag.
Bring out the Stitching Machine
Now comes the last part, which is stitching. Before you start stitching, make sure that you have made measured cuts on your fabrics. Otherwise, you will get an unsymmetric bag, which will be problematic while folding.
First, stitch the bottom. Stitch it twice from the corners, and once done, make a cross from stitches at the bottom. This will hold your bottom right and will keep it healthy for a long time.
After the bottom, stitch the side edges together. Stitch your bag from inside it, or you can say from the side which is going to be inside of your bag. After you are done with the sides, fold the fabric from the top a bit and then stitch the top.
Now stitch handles made up of either ribbon or fabric as per your wish. Whatever material you use, make sure you double it before stitching as you do not want your handle to break easily.
Voila! Your foldable reusable grocery bag is now ready to use. You can store quite a lot of weight in it as the bottom of your bag is quite strong. Now, flaunt your stylish grocery bags among your friends and influence them to make their own as well.
This will help the environment as you can use it for years and till then, you will not buy plastic and harmful materials for you.