Drawstring bags

I have been using up smaller scraps of indigo dyed fabric. I decided on lined drawstring bags. The kind I like to use when carrying small knitting projects around. The linings allow the use of all kinds of little scraps.

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These outers use some of the hemp I dyed with indigofera australis as well as the last of my wax resist indigo dyed fabric, and some with a delectable Australian designed print.

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Here is the other side:

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And here they are with cords drawn through their casings:

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I also made some larger bags with small pieces of leaf printed recycled linen and another Australian print.

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Surely this is the last of the famous brown ramie shirt and those hemp jeans! And I have found use for some pre-loved cord as well.

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6 responses to “Drawstring bags

  1. Sabine

    They are wonderful! I guess one can never have too many drawstring bags..:-)

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    • Thanks… I think I could have too many, though I do use a lot… one of these (the one with the indigo print) went home with a friend last night. She had been thinking about indigo and we had quite a chat and then it came to me that she was the perfect recipient… and that’s how it tends to go round here! Sometimes I make things holding the intended recipient in my mind from start to finish, and other times I make something and then realise who might enjoy it and offer it to them.

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