Step 1: Print all the pages in the PDF named “SEWING”.
Step 2: Once printed you will be able to see the guides and coordinates so the printed sheets can be laid out easily and accurately. Secure the panels with scotch tape.
Step 3: Cut out the pattern. You`ll also need the fabric of choice and a contrast fabric.
Step 4: Pin the pattern to the fabric and cut 2 of the plain fabric and 2 of the contrast fabric.
Step 5: Simply cut along the edge as the pattern include a 1/4″seam allowance
Step 6: Also cut 2 of the contrast fabric.
Step 7: Your 4 fabric panels (2 x plain ; 2 x contrast)
Step 8: Turn panels facing right sides to the inside
Step 9: Mark the center of your panel to be embroidered
Step 10: RECYCLING TIP – Dry left-over soap pieces. It works wonderfully to make markings on dark fabric and is easy to remove afterward.
Step 11: Hoop the fabric. Move the needle to the center point markings to ensure your embroidery design is exactly where you would like it to be.
Step 12: Embroider the design. A complete color chart is included in your download.
Step 13: With the rights side facing each other (to the inside), using a 1/4″ seam allowance, pin then sew along the top of each handle and along the bottom curve. (make sure you sew all the way up to where panels 1 and 2 meet, as well as where panels 4 and 5 meet. The length of panel 1 will form the “armhole” of the long handle and the length of panel 4 will form the “armhole” of the short handle)
Step 14: Close up of sewn bottom curve
Step 15: Close up of sewn handle (long)
Step 16: Close up of sewn handle (short)
Step 17: Do the same with the contrast fabric. Sew along the bottom curve and on top of each handle
Step 17: Do the same with the contrast fabric. (make sure you sew all the way up to where panels 1 and 2 meet, as well as where panels 4 and 5 meet. The length of panel 1 will form the “armhole” of the long handle and the length of panel 5 will form the “armhole” of the short handle)
Step 18: Sew along the bottom curve
Step 19: Sew along the top edge of the short handle
Step 20: Sew along the top edge of the long handle
Step 21: Turn the contrast fabric inside out
Step 22: From the side, Insert the contrast panels inside the plain panel
Step 23: Close up of what it looks like now.
Step 24: Line up the seams along the “neckline” and pin.
Step 25: Close up look
Step 26: Sew with a 1/4″ seam allowance along the neckline of the bag.
Step 27: Fold the raw edges of the “armholes” in a 1/4″ and pin. Press and baste together. Topstitch all along the “armholes” and along the “neckline”
Step 28: Close up look of the long handle.
Step 29: Close up look of the short handle.
Step 30: Once your Top Stitching is done your reversible Bag is complete!
Step 31: Your Reversible Knot Bag
Step 32: Insert the long handle through the hole in the short handle
Step 33: See how beautifully the contrast fabric shows
Step 34: Carry around your wrist. Remember you can enlarge the pattern to the size of bag you would like!
Step 34: Reverse side looks just as neat. No raw edges showing!
Step 35: Use a variety of contrast fabric to fit each one`s taste
Step: 36: This knotbag is approx 16″ x 16″ or 40cm x 40cm
Step 37: A trendy Reversible Bag in a jiffy! Remember to send us pics of your bag!