How to Line a Bag That’s Knit or Crochet
Do you love knitting and/or crocheting bags, but wish they were more stable for carrying things? Adding a lining is a great solution! Even if you’re not an accomplished sewist, it’s easy to create a fabric inside to complement a bag’s yarn. Here’s how to line a bag that you’ve knit or crocheted.
How to Line a Bag: Video Tutorial
How to Line a Bag: Written Tutorial
Cut two pieces of fabric, 1/2″ wider and taller than your finished piece.
With RS facing and using a 1/4″ seam allowance, machine or hand-sew sides and bottom of lining together.
With WS facing, press seam allowances. Press top hem down 1/4″.
With WS out, place lining into the bag. Using pins or clips and easing when necessary, secure lining into bag, a smidge below the top.
Using sewing needle and thread and the Hidden Stitch (aka Blind Stitch), sew lining into bag. (See video for demonstration.)