Freckles and Co Bunting flag bag
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Bobby Bunting bag

A really handy storage bag for your Bobby bunting. Designed to keep your flags safe and clean whilst not in use, also a lovely gift bag if your bunting is a pressie! The template for this bag is available with the Bobby bunting pattern in my Etsy shop.

Bunting flag bag

Choose Small or Large depending the size you chose for your flags.


Here’s what you’ll need to make the bag:

  • Fabric (outer bag and lining bag)
  • 50cm Bias binding or tape for ties
  • scissors
  • Thread
  • Needle or sewing machine

1. CUT

2. SEW

Sew 2 outer pieces eight sides together leaving top edge open

3. LINING

Repeat the lining pieces leaving 3cm gap low in the side seam.

Clip corners and PRESS seams open as much as possible.

4. JOIN

TURN lining bag right side out and insert into outer bag matching side seams and top edges together.

5. TIES

Ribbon tie – Cut 50cm ribbon in 2

INSERT 1 piece of ribbon into top edge of either side at center mark.

6. SEW

SEW around whole top edge.

7. TURN

Pull bag through hole in lining

8. TOPSTITCH

Discreetly close hole in lining with a 2mm top stitch.

PRESS

9. FINISH

Top Stitch top edge (with the sample I pulled a little of the lining up so that you can see the contrasting lining colours).

Now pop your bunting into its new bag.

Samples shown in this tutorial were made using Bear Essentials cotton from PB Textiles and bias tape for the ties.

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Happy sewing

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