Advice 1: How to sew the lining to the bag

You very carefully feel about the beautiful and expensive things, but things spiraled out of control and your stylish and fashionable bags torn lining. Or you knitted or sewed a beautiful bag, but it has no lining. To independently sew the lining to the bag, you will have to make some effort.
How to sew the lining to the bag
Instruction
1
Remove the bag and place it on a prepared backing fabric.
2
Circle the bag to the bottom of its lining was for 3-5 inches longer than the bag, and laterally on each side is wider by 2 cm. All this is necessary to ensure that after washing the bags, it could be possible to stretch hands and stuff packs or dry with towels to shape and to prevent deformation when drying.
3
Cut the lining symmetrical. If your lining provided pockets, then you need to cut two more pockets.
4
Treat the pocket edges with serging or zigzag stitching. To the side that is longer, you need to put a rubber band and stretching it the entire length of the pocket, neat stitch. Then tuck the elastic fabric pocket and stitch again.
5
Pin the pockets to the lining and sew them.
6
Fold the details of the lining facing toward each other and prostrochite them. Don't forget, however, to leave the upper part of the strip nepostroennye.
7
Insert the finished lining into the bag and pin around the perimeter, turning the allowances to 1 cm and Then manually sew the lining to the bag invisible stitches.
8
To hide an ugly seam on top of the lining you can sew a decorative ribbon or a loose braid, lace. You can not do this if the seam you turned invisible and neat, but, realistically, it will be even better. The lining pockets can be sewn and even a zipper for convenience, but each of you has their own preferences and wishes. The important thing is that now your bag has a new lining and do not have a problem finding the keys or the little things that fell through the hole in the old lining.

Advice 2 : How to sew a zipper in a bag

It happens that lightning in a quite new bag begins to jam or break the lock. And the owner, finding the time to go to the shop and deciding not to change the zipper on their own, throws the bag into the far corner. In fact, to make such repairs is not so difficult. And I can even do without a sewing machine.
How to sew a zipper in a bag
You will need
  • - lightning;
  • bag;
  • needle;
  • - thread.
Instruction
1
If you need to sew a zipper in a bag instead of broken, the first uplift of the old, remembering how it was located. Measure it and buy the same length, the right color and with a convenient padlock. Better not to choose zipper with metal teeth - they break more often. You need easy opening, sturdy and durable fastener, because the bag has a lot of use every day.
2
If you have a bag of leather or a substitute, you will need the needle to the skin. A set of such needles are sold in the shops of sewing accessories. Buy reel durable, but not thick threads, colour matching with the bag.
3
Tack the zipper to the bag is simple large stitches where was the previous one, the color of thread it is better to take a contrast, so then it was easy to pull out. If you are left handed, replacement zipper for you - the chance to place it so that it was easy to open from right to left.
4
Now sew the clasp already on the finishing. Make at one end of the thread knot and begin stitching in the direction from inside to out that knot was not visible.
5
You can use this stitch: make one plain stitch on the front side, while performing the second swipe the needle and thread from the wrong side, then back and front again purl the third stitch - again, simple, etc. Try to make the stitches small, neat and equal in length.
How to sew <strong>zipper</strong> <b>bag</b>
6
At the end fasten the thread from the wrong side and begin to sew the second side of the zipper. After that, the string you prijepolje the clasp at first, you can pull out.
7
If the bag of fabric, then sew the zipper will be even easier - use a regular needle. Sew the closure to a locked position braid zipper was on the inside of the bag.
Note
If the bag of too thick material that is difficult to pierce with a needle, will still be easier to give it to the repair shop.
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