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Making a bag

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Tee2072 Tue 13-Nov-12 10:14:08

I'm not sure I'm in the right topic, but thought I'd start here!

I can barely sew but I am looking to make and/or buy (but I can't find one) a draw string type bag that will fit my folding walking stick exactly without having to wrap a rubber band around the damn thing!

It folds up, but doesn't lock in anyway, so if I just throw it into a shoulder bag it bangs around and half unlocks and such. I don't always need it but I like to have it with me in case I do.

Anyone have any patterns or ideas of where I can get such a thing?

PolterGoose Tue 13-Nov-12 18:49:46

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tribpot Tue 13-Nov-12 18:59:24

You can always post in Arts and Crafts, although Polter's offer sounds like a good one!

Personally I would probably knit one - from a good strong cotton yarn like Sugar 'n' Cream. I like this bag (cached page as Ravelry doesn't seem to be working right now).

Tee2072 Tue 13-Nov-12 19:19:51

Oh Polter you are sweet! I have found a few online but they are so ugly!

I probably won't get a chance to measure until Thursday.

PolterGoose Sun 18-Nov-12 12:17:57

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vamosbebe Sun 18-Nov-12 12:26:48

How about this one:

Have a read through, it's actually quite simple and you can always not make it lined if it seems too much work (although it'd strengthen your bag). Obviously re-size the pattern but always leave enough for the hem, 1cm or 2cm.

Hope that helps?

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