Sew a Canvas & Suede Yoga Bag

You need

  • canvas, ca. 0.5 m

  • suede or faux suede, ca. 0.5 m

  • 1 m webbing

  • 0.5 m leather cord

  • sewing machine

  • fabric scissors

  • trick marker

  • sewing supplies

  • cord stoppers

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      Your yoga mat can't fit in regular bags, yet you still need to carry it around? Claudia from DaWanda has the solution: a beautiful canvas and suede bag that's made just for that and which you can make yourself. 
      DIY tutorial: Sew a Canvas & Suede Yoga Bag via DaWanda.com

      1

      Materials

      Prepare your materials for this project. 

      DIY tutorial: Sew a Canvas & Suede Yoga Bag via DaWanda.com

      2

      Cutting Materials

      For the body of the bag, you need a piece of canvas measuring 57 x 47 cm and a piece of suede of 27 x 47 cm. You also need a round piece of suede with the diameter of 18 cm, and 80 cm of webbing. 

      Cut all the materials to size. 

      DIY tutorial: Sew a Canvas & Suede Yoga Bag via DaWanda.com

      3

      Sew Fabric Together 

      Sew the two pieces for the body of the bag together. 

      DIY tutorial: Sew a Canvas & Suede Yoga Bag via DaWanda.com

      4

      Sewing the Bag Body 

      Sew along the open edge of the fabric, leaving a ca. 6 cm opening at the top of the canvas.

      DIY tutorial: Sew a Canvas & Suede Yoga Bag via DaWanda.com

      5

      Attaching the Bottom 

      Pin the round bottom of the bag in place. Put the strap into place, on the right side of the fabric. Sew firmly all around. 

      DIY tutorial: Sew a Canvas & Suede Yoga Bag via DaWanda.com

      6

      Turning Around

      Turn the bag on the right side.

      DIY tutorial: Sew a Canvas & Suede Yoga Bag via DaWanda.com

      7

      Pinning the Drawstring

      Fold the fabric at the top of your bag 1 cm and then 3 cm wide. Iron out the edges for a neat look. Slide the strap in the desired spot under the fold and pin in place. 

      DIY tutorial: Sew a Canvas & Suede Yoga Bag via DaWanda.com

      8

      Sewing the Drawstring

      Now sew the top and bottom edges of the drawstring as shown above. Make sure the webbing is sewn firmly. 

      DIY tutorial: Sew a Canvas & Suede Yoga Bag via DaWanda.com

      9

      Leather Cord

      Place the leather cord in the drawstring. Place cord stoppers on both sides, then knot the ends of the cord. 

      Your yoga bag is ready!

      DIY tutorial: Sew a Canvas & Suede Yoga Bag via DaWanda.com

      YEAH, YOU´RE DONE!

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