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Sew Your own beach bag using your favorite free bag pattern. Make the bag a beach bag by decorating it with free beach appliques. Use a copy machine to enlarge or decrease the size of the applique to meet your needs.
Raft pattern

  • Cut one out of fashion fabric
  • Cut one out of batting, trim in 1/4 to 1/2"
  • Position batting under fashion fabric.
  • Baste into place with a long running stitch. I do not recommend using any of the fusible webs if you are working with nylon.
  • Satin Stitch (a zig zag stitch which is sewn at a short stitch length) along the outer edge to enclose the raw edges.
  • Use a straight stitch to make all of the lines on the inside of the pattern.
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