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Organza bags are very popular because they made favor packaging very easy, and with a wide selection of color available, they can easily match your color theme. Organza bags also makes an environment-friendly alternative to gift wrap or to be used as simply bags. It can be recycled and can be used as many times as you like. Organza bags, in various sizes, are widely available in the market, but making your own will definitely save money plus it allow you to customize the color and size. Organza fabric is not the easiest fabric to deal with; anyone with basic sewing skills way back in High school will have enough knowledge to sew these types of bags. One important tip is to use French seams to achieve a clean finished output.
Here are the things needed:
Here are some directions to follow:
1. Determine how many inches the length and the width of your desired bag. Double the length size and add 1/2 inch for a hem allowance. Add 1 inch to the width for a seam allowance.
2. With the use of the scissors, cut a rectangle shape based on the dimensions in step 1. Fold the rectangle in half (lengthwise) with the wrong sides together. Place a number of pins alongside the facet edges to carry the 2 layers together.<
3. Thread your sewing machine and choose a straight sew setting. Sew the 2 side seams, stitching 1/4 inch from the edges of the fabric and then remove the pins.
4. Trim the seam allowances to about 1/8 inch utilizing scissors, and trim any lengthy thread ends. Flip the bag inside out so that the other sides of the material are facing out and press the seams flat in order that the stitching line is alongside the fold.
5. Sew another set of side seams 1/4 inch from the folded edges. This can encase the unprocessed edges of the primary set of seams.
6. Fold the higher (unprocessed) edge of the bag over to the other side by 1/4 inch, then by one other 1/4 inch and then pin around the hem.
7. If possible removes the desk attachment out of your sewing machine. Sew along the decrease folded edge of the hem, ensuring you keep the other side of the bag from the one you're stitching out of the way. Trim long thread ends and switch the bag right-sides out.
8. Cut a protracted, slim strip of organza to make a tie for the bag. Make it twice as the width, plus a 1/2 inch, as you want the finished tie to be.
9. Fold the strip of organza in half lengthwise, pin via each layer along the entire length and then sew a straight seam 1/4 inch from the unprocessed edges.
10. Flip this tube proper-side out using the rounded end of a slim knitting needle, wood skewer or chopstick, push the material through then press the tube flat.
11. Lastly, place the 2 short ends of the tie inside and stitch along the outer edges. Pin the midpoint of the tie to the skin of the bag, about 1 inch from the higher edge, and sew a few stitches back and forth to carry it in place.