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Create a fun bag out of a pair of old trousers or shorts. It makes an ideal first sewing project for kids - either with a needle and thread or as an easy introduction to the sewing machine.



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Time: 30 minutes
Age: 5 to 10s, Over 10s
Level: Medium

Materials
Pair of old jeans, trousers or shorts in any type of fabric.
Scissors
Sewing machine or needle and thread
Ribbon
Other items to embellish the bag - e.g. Fabric flowers, buttons, sequins etc.



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We used some corduroy shorts


Method
Cut the legs off the shorts or trousers to leave a mini skirt.



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Turn inside out and sew closed the bottom of the 'skirt' using a needle and thread or sewing machine.



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Sew a piece of ribbon (the length you want the bag strap to be) onto both sides of the open edge.



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Sew the ribbon strap onto the bag when it is still inside out to give a neat finish when you turn back the right way round


Turn back out the right way.
The bag is now ready to decorate with fabric flowers, buttons etc.



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The bag is now ready to use. The pockets are very handy for stashing toys, sweets etc.



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Categories
#Sewing
#5 to 10s
#Medium
#Recycled
#Clothes
#Bag
#Fabric
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