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Hanging Trash Bag


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Sometimes all the junk in the car gathers with nowhere to go. It's time to organize your traveling space. Make the Hanging Trash Bag. With this easy sewing project, your car will stay clean and tidy. Merely a couple of yards of fabric can yield an incredibly handy organizer that you'll appreciate for your car. Two main pockets are perfect for storing CDs, tissues, first aid kits, and even excess trash during a long car trip. Take advantage of this tutorial and learn how to sew a bag fit for your car.

Hanging Trash Bag
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Project Type: Make a Project

Time to complete: In an evening

Sewn by: Machine


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Hey y'all, Finny here. If you want to print the pattern and instructions without my rambling (which I absolutely understand), just click the green "Print" button at the bottom of the post and delete any content that you don't want printed from the preview that pops up. Go to it. Happy sewing.

@brewerf62 0960361, There is no condensed version of this project, unfortunately. If you would like to try printing without any advertisements or comments appearing on the page, try this: go to the page and highlight the text, then right-click on it. You'll get a window that gives you the option to "copy." Do that, and then paste the text into a word document. You should be able print that document that way. I hope this helps! --Editors of AllFreeSewing

I like to print out my projects, why don't you have a condensed version, so I don't have to use so much paper thank you

I agree, I like to print out the patterns I know I'll use soon, but the amt of paper is a little bit much, wish a condensed version could be developed for the patterns. I do LOVE this site though. don't stop please though with all your great patterns.

awesome, thanks for sharing.

I can see this with a medium pocket in front of the trash bag for mail, notes, etc. Then the smaller pocket could have a split in middle for the kleenex to pull through.

My mother is in a nursing home and I need a purse to hang on her walker. I don't need one to download but one to print out. Thanks Lyn

@njboone 8327137: The link seems to be functioning properly. If you can describe what you see when you click on the link, we may be able to better address the problem. Thanks! -- AllFreeSewing Editor

link for sewing pattern for hanging trash bag does not work.

Thank you. I couldn't get into your site before. Cute idea can't wait to make one.

Hi prissciochetto 2784865 and maduck3, The link works on my end. If you scroll down, there is a step-by-step tutorial. Thanks!

Where did the pattern go for hanging trash bag? Got my pieces all cut out and ready to start sewing and the instructions are gone. Is this what happens with all your patterns?

This link to the pattern does not work. Just wanted to let you know about this. Thanks


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