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Easy Plastic Bag Dispenser

Easy Plastic Bag Dispenser
Easy Plastic Bag Dispenser
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Perfect for beginners, this Easy Plastic Bag Dispenser is a no-fuss project that you'll use for years to come. With this tutorial, you can create a handy bag where you can store all of your plastic bags in one convenient spot. Plus, the fun fabric on this bag will cheer up your kitchen, so you can keep your space looking nice and also have an easy place to keep unsightly plastic bags. This bag only requires a fat quarter, which is perfect for any sewists looking for a quick stash busting project. This easy sewing project is great for beginners and experts alike.

Project TypeMake a Project

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Sewn byMachine


Materials List

  • 1 18 x 22 inches or a fat quarter
  • 1/8 inch elastic
  • Sewing essentials


  1. Cut 3 inches off the fat quarter. Fold in half. Cut. Sew together with a .5 seam allowance. Turn right side out. Set aside.

  2. Zig zag around the remaining fabric. Turn on side up ½ inch and turn the other 1 inch, press into place.

  3. Unfold the pressed sections and sew into a tube, using a .5 inch seam allowance. Turn pressed sections back.

  4. Sew closed the top section.

  5. Sew casing on the bottom section. Add elastic, Sew closed.

  6. Sew loop onto top

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Please leave plastic bags altogether . The fact that so many marine creatures die from plastic is reason enough .

good project! I want to do this one!


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