Lined Drawsting Bag Tutorial


Keep your belongings with you in style with this simple to make drawstring bag.


Cotton Fabric

Sewing machine



Darning needle (Large)




Cut 4 fabric squares that measure 11” x 9.5”

Iron flat if necessary

Place inside layer of fabric the right side up onto outside layer of fabric wrong side up.

Fold over the top (about 1”) and pin.




Stitch across.

Repeat on other 2 pieces of cotton fabric.

Place right sides of out fabric together and pin leaving an opening at the top of the bag.

Stitch around sides.

Cut off any excess fabric and fold the right way out.

Poke your scissors into the corners to make sure the corners are pointed.

Iron flat again if necessary

Thread ribbon through the darning needle and push through the folded fabric at the top of the bag.

Tie ribbon into a knot.

Your bag is ready to use!




Thanks to Louise from the Make It Shabby team for this tutorial.


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