NEW! Shopping Bag Holder Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

Celebrate National Serger Month and Celebrate Earth Day, and sew our NEW! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve Sewing Tutorial! Stitch this quick sewing project, and store plastic shopping bags in this convenient sleeve that is both a bag holder and bag dispenser!

NEW! Shopping Bag Holder Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

NEW! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions

Approximate Finished Size 6″ W x 20″ Long

All seam allowances are 1/4″, unless otherwise noted.

The NZP Team is designing projects and patterns to be sewn with Nancy Zieman’s innovative sewing techniques. Within each of our blog sewing tutorials and patterns, we give you construction tips and specific sewing hints, along with tool tips to make sewing fun and enjoyable – even for beginners. You’ll find that in a matter of minutes, you can sew fun accessories – like our NEW! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve!

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 Prepare & Cut Fabric

JT445_01 Quilter’s Starch Savvy available at shopnzp.com

Note From Team Nancy Zieman ProductionsPrepare your fabrics! Pre-treat fabric by steaming and pressing, then, stabilize fabrics for the sewing process by pressing and starching fabrics with June Tailor’s Starch Savvy. Press and starch, press and starch.

 

NEW! Shopping Bag Holder Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

Stitch Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve

  • Serge along short ends and opposing long edges, on both fabric rectangles as shown.
NEW! Shopping Bag Holder Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
NEW! Shopping Bag Holder Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
NEW! Shopping Bag Holder Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
  • Unfold pressed under short ends and place fabric rectangles right sides together, aligning long serged edges. Pin. Using Clover’s 5-in-1 Sliding Gauge, measure and mark 1″ opening along serged seam – at 1″ inside short ends. Repeat marking 1″ opening at opposite short ends at 1″ inside ends.
NEW! Shopping Bag Holder Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
Note From Team Nancy Zieman ProductionsThe 1″ marked openings are “no-sew zones” and will later form the casings for the elastic!
NEW! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
NEW! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
Schmetz Universal Size 80 Needles available at shopnzp.com
NEW! Shopping Bag Holder Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
  • Re-press under 1″ along both short ends.
NEW! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
  • Using Clover’s 6-in-1 Stick ‘n Stitch Seam Guide on sewing machine, topstitch one short end at 3/4″ from folded edge – this creates the casing for the elastic! Be sure the distance between the stitching line and folded edge is 3/4″. Repeat 3/4″ topstitching on opposite short ends.
NEW! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
NEW! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
NEW! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
  • Advance elastic into casing, stopping when the 7″ marking on the elastic aligns with the fabric edge – of elastic casing opening.
NEW! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
  • At sewing machine, stitch casing opening closed–catching elastic end in stitching. Cut elastic at fabric edge.
NEW! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
  • Continue advancing elastic into casing, stopping when the 1″ marking on the elastic aligns with the opposite elastic casing opening.
NEW! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
  • At sewing machine, stitch opposite casing opening closed–catching elastic end in stitching. Cut elastic at fabric edge.
NEW! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
  • At sewing machine, repeat steps above on opposite short end elastic casing.
NEW! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
  • Both short ends with be gathered by the elastic.
NEW! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
  • Align bag right sides together, and serge remaining un-sewn long seam.
NEW! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
NEW! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
  • Turn bag right side out.
NEW! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
  • Fill with reusable shopping bags.
NEW! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
  • Hang vertically on the inside of a closet door with one repositional sticky hook. Hang from hook with the elastic loop exposed at seam opening – remember the two “no-sew” zones? The elastic hang loops are accessible through the seam openings made possible by the “no-sew” zones  :-)
  • Or hang horizontally on a side wall of under-sink cabinet with two repositional sticky hooks!
NEW! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog
NEW! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

 

NEW! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

Celebrate National Serger Month and Celebrate Earth Day, and mindfully and conveniently reuse plastic shopping bags with our NEW! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve! Our New! Shopping Bag Storage Sleeve is such a fast and fun sewing project, you’ll be sewing several in as little as one-hour! 5/8 yard Afternoon Picnic Main Floral Cotton Quilting Fabric makes three Shopping Bag Storage Sleeves!

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Shopping Bag Storage Sleeves Sewing Tutorial Fabric and Supplies:

 

 

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Shop Elastic, Cotton Webbing, Zippers & More at shopnzp.com

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Shop Quilting Cottons & Pre-cut Fabrics at shopnzp.com!

Afternoon Picnic Cotton Quilting Fabrics available at ShopNZP.com

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Shop Timesaving Tools & Sewing Supplies at shopnzp.com!

Shop Notions and Tools at shopnzp.com

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Shop Rotary Cutting Tools & Sewing Shears at shopnzp.com!

Shop Rotary Cutters, Rotary Cutting Rulers and Rotary Cutting Mats Available at shopnzp.com

 

Clover's Clip 'n Glide Bodkin available at ShopNZP.com

For a chance to be the random winner a Clip ‘n Glide Bodkin from Clover, please leave a comment sharing where you’ll use your Shopping Bag Storage Sleeves! Kitchen, Bathroom, RV?

Clover will give away one Clip ‘n Glide Bodkin to one US resident in the 48 contiguous states. Winner must reply within 30 days to the official giveaway announcement email message – sent from Nancy Zieman Productions. Email Team NZP at [email protected]

 

Happy Sewing,Team Nancy Zieman

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