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Traditional Japanese Rice Bag


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If you're in the neighborhood for free patterns for purses to sew, this Traditional Japanese Rice Bag may be just what you're looking for. Do something different and try learning how to sew a bag that embodies ancient Japanese tradition. This easy-to-follow tutorial is perfect for both beginners to sewing and veterans, because the final product is so lovely and useful. There are tons of various uses for this DIY bag. Look no further for free handbag patterns because this one has it all.

Traditional Japanese Rice Bag
Traditional Japanese Rice Bag
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Project Type: Make a Project

Time to complete: In an evening

Sewn by: Machine


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Easy to make and no extra hardware needed since it calls for button holes instead of grommets. Also, I folded 2" strips in quarters (like making a bag handie/strap) and used the resulting 1/2" strap instead of rope for the cinch closing. Next time I may leave one of the lining side seams partially open to turn the bag instead of the given steps.


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