EASY RAG QUILT BAG
NO CUTTING BLOCKS
Easy rag quilt rag, no cutting blocks. I was asked if you could make a bag using the rag quilt method without cutting any blocks. It’s the same method that we used when we made the rag quilts without cutting blocks.
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For this project, I used 100% cotton for all of my fabric pieces.
For this rag quilt bag tutorial I used:
4 – 12 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ squares. 2 pieces were for the main fabric and 2 were for the lining of the bag and also served as contrast in the fringe.
I also cut 2 – 2 1/2″ strips for the handles.
There are 2 different types of rag bags in this tutorial and I also show you how to make both types. My thoughts on the bags. This is a fun project. You do have to cut your fabric a bit bigger if you want the bag bigger. You lose a lot of fabric using this method for a bag. If you are looking to make a larger bag, I would definitely cut the squares MUCH bigger and I would also add a snap or some velcro to close the bag. I would also recommend putting some batting in the handles just to provide a little cushion and stability to them.
If you would like your bag to have more fringing, just sew a few more pleats and then fringe it. The bag will become increasingly more fringy. Just remember that you will lose more size in your bag, so make sure you plan ahead for that.
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