This is a useful and fun bag pattern to make and perfect for keeping your latest sashiko or boro inspired project in when travelling. Tips on how to make a boro version are included. 8 metal koki clips are featured, which are very strong and complement the overall look.
If you would like to purchase the fabrics to make this bag and choose your favourite colours, please read on and follow the links.
20cm Navy blue fabric for sashiko: Tsumugi Fabrics
20cm fabric for lining: yarn dyed make a great lining see also printed fabrics for a groovy option
20cm whisperweft (lightweight iron on interfacing) that you can find at your local mercery.
40 x 2in squares. (I cut up 4in squares into four from a Kofu cut cloth pack)
6in x 2in piece of fabric for flowers at ends of cord
Small amount of toy fill for flowers on ends of cord
1.5m x 3mm waxed cotton cording. Please chose your colour and select the 3mm cording.
There are a few extra requirements if making a Boro inspired Kinchaku bag
4 x (8¾in x 7½in) and 1 x (7½in x 7½in) sarashi base fabric (muslin),
1-2 BeBe Bold boro packs or precious pieces from your own collection
Sashiko or crochet thread by Olympus Thread, sashiko needle by Olympus or Tulip, leather sashiko thimble, hera marker