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Create a pretty bag to hold your holiday lingerie by sewing this easy-to-make linen case. Alternatively, use it to store your sleepwear and have it as a decorative feature on your bed. The case is trimmed with a strip of contrasting fabric and a large rhinestone. We have also added a small lavender bag to keep your clothes smelling sweet.
30″ x 59″ of IL109 linen in Willow
Small piece of contrasting cotton print
To Make Your Pattern
Use squared dressmaker’s paper for your pattern. Cut 1 main piece 24″ (length) x13″ (width), and cut 1 pocket piece 12″ (length) x 13″ (width).
Cut out 2 main pieces and 1 pocket piece in linen.
Steps To Sew
1. Take the pocket piece and neaten one 13″ edge, then press a ‘½” turning to the wrong side and stitch in place.
2.Lay the wrong side of the pocket piece onto the right side of one main piece, lining up the lower and side edges. Pin then stitch in place inside the seam allowance.
3. Cut a strip of contrasting fabric 13″ x 2″. (If you use the selvedge it will be easy to cut a straight line). Press in half lengthways with wrong sides together. Open up the strip and press each of the longer side edges so they touch the center crease line.
4. With right sides together pin then stitch the two main pieces together leaving an opening. Turn to the right side through opening and close with hand sewing.
5. Now position the contrast strip on the right side of the case flap and pin it 4″ up from the bottom edge turning under each end to neaten, then topstitch in place.
6. From contrasting fabric cut 2, 4″ squares and stitch with right sides together leaving an opening. Turn to right side and fill with lavender then close opening with hand sewing. Press flap firmly in position on case and finish by adding a rhinestone to the contrasting strip.
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