Summer Holidays Bag with Swarovski Crystal

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STEP 1
Cut two 2.4m pieces of ribbon and pin both pieces together.
STEP 2
Thread a needle with 1m of sewing silk. Measure 28cm in on the ribbons and sew them together with a stitch (this stitch will be removed later on).
STEP 3
Fold the ribbon as shown in the illustration. Fix folded part with a pin.
STEP 4
Sew the 2 bands with approximately 4 back stitches. Slide on one Swarovski crystal Crystal Pearl article 5811 14mm Crystal Light Grey Pearl onto needle and fix it with a stitch--go through the Crystal Pearl twice and fix again with another stitch. Stitch with needle to back side and turn so this side is now in front.
STEP 5
Stitch 1.5 cm to left and turn the left side of the ribbon over to right side (see illustration).
STEP 6
Slide on one Swarovski crystal Crystal Pearl article 5811 12mm Crystal Platinum Pearl then turn 90° to right side (look at illustration).
STEP 7
Stitch approximately 1.5cm to left and fold left ribbon again to right side. Turn the entire ribbon again 90° to right side. Repeat steps 5 - 7 twelve times using the Swarovski crystal Crystal Pearl and Beads mentioned below in the order indicated. (You have already used the Crystal Pearl 14mm (Crystal Light Grey Pearl) and 12mm (Crystal Platinum Pearl). Always make one stitch without a Swarovski crystal - Swarovski Element and one with.)
  • Swarovski crystal Bead article 5000, 14mm, Crystal
  • Swarovski crystal Crystal Pearl article 5811, 12mm, Crystal Light Grey Pearl
  • Swarovski crystal Crystal Pearl article 5811, 14mm, Crystal Platinum Pearl
  • Swarovski crystal Crystal Pearl article 5811, 12mm, Crystal Light Grey Pearl
  • Swarovski crystal Bead article 5000, 14mm, Crystal
  • Swarovski crystal Crystal Pearl article 5811, 12mm, Crystal Light Grey Pearl
  • Swarovski crystal Crystal Pearl article 5811, 14mm, Crystal Platinum Pearl
  • Swarovski crystal Crystal Pearl article 5811, 12mm, Crystal Light Grey Pearl
  • Swarovski crystal Bead article 5000, 14mm, Crystal
  • Swarovski crystal Crystal Pearl article 5811, 12mm, Crystal Light Grey Pearl
  • Swarovski crystal Crystal Pearl article 5811, 14mm, Crystal Platinum Pearl
  • Swarovski crystal Crystal Pearl article 5811, 12mm, Crystal Light Grey Pearl
STEP 8
Fold the ribbon first right and then down as shown in the illustration. Sew together with 2 back stitches. Slide on one Swarovski crystal Crystal Pearl article 5811 12mm (Crystal Light Grey Pearl) and sew with 1 back stitch.
STEP 9
Sew on the Crystal Pearl article 5811 12mm (Crystal Light Grey Pearl), go through the Crystal Pearl twice and end with 4 back stitches. Cut the sewing silk off.
STEP 10
Fix folded part with a stitch (which will be removed later on) and make a knot.
STEP 11
Measure up 81.5cm from the stitch in step 10. Then fix it again with a stitch as shown. Repeat steps 3 - 11.
STEP 12
Cut a 106x37cm piece of the cotton.
STEP 13
Fold in half and sew the short side (37cm side) together. Keep 2cm open as shown in the illustration!
STEP 14
Turn piece so that seam is in the middle.
STEP 15
Iron the seam as you see in the illustration. Turn the seam inside after ironing.
STEP 16
Place the ribbon with crystals onto the seam and slide on two Swarovski crystal Pendants article 6039 38mm in Crystal Silver Shade. Then sew the ribbon onto the bag with a sewing machine (see illustration). Tuck the ends into the 2cm slot left open in step 13.
STEP 17
Sew the 2cm opening closed by hand.
STEP 18
Sew a French seam. Fold the piece into a bag and affix with pins on both sides. Sew seams with sewing machine on both sides. See arrows in picture in illustration.
STEP 19
Turn inside out and sew 1cm in from seam made in step 18 (refer to the illustration: in the magnifier, the top view is visible).
STEP 20
Sew both corners: Sew in 3.5cm from the corner as shown in the illustration. Then turn the bag right side out.

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