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Tutorial: How to Line a Crocheted Bag

I’ve wanted to attempt to line one of my crocheted bags, but wasn’t quite sure how to go about it – until I read this blog, that is!
I’m definitely going to give this a go! 🙂

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I love crocheted bags. I love lined crocheted bags even more! In addition to providing structure, a lining gives your bag a finished, professional look. It will also lengthen the life of your bag by alleviating  wear and tear caused by the contents.  So many people seem intimidated by linings, but with a few basic sewing skills and supplies they are quite simple.  Follow these simple instructions to line all your bags! ~Maria~


What You Need:

  • Sufficient fabric to line your bag
  • Interfacing for reinforcement (optional)
  • Basic sewing supplies such a sewing machine, sewing needle, scissors and thread

Step 1: Measure the length and width of your bag while it is laying flat. Add 2-3″ at the top and  1/2″  at the sides and bottom for a seam. Cut two pieces of fabric to these measurements. Just like a carpenter, measure twice, cut once!

Optional – if your liner fabric is thin or…

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