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Hexagon Beach Bag

Natsuiro means “summer colors” in Japanese, making it the perfect appliqué embellishment for this roomy beach bag.
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Natsuiro means “summer colors” in Japanese, making it the perfect appliqué embellishment for this roomy beach bag. Inspired by a combination of designs, including English hexagon two-sided quilts and Japanese yukata, the bag sides feature sashiko stitching and natsuiro embroidered in Japanese kanji characters.

SKU: EP4587

Author/Speaker/Editor: Ayumi Takahashi

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Details
Finished Size: About 18" high (without handles) × 13¾" wide × 5" deep (45.5 × 35 × 12.5 cm) 

Fabric Requirements:

Choose fabrics in the colors indicated below for a look similar to the sample bag or use your preferred colors. Label each fabric with the indicated letter for identification in the instructions.

— 62 assorted print cotton fabric scraps for hexagons; at least 4" × 4" (10 × 10 cm; 54 hexagons for front and 8 hexagons for back pocket)

— 1/2 yd (46 cm) of 45" (114.5 cm) wide print cotton fabric for back panel (A; shown: navy/white polka dot)

— 3/4 yd (68.5 cm) of 45" (114.5 cm) wide print cotton fabric for lining (B; shown: blue/white/green typography print)

— 1/2 yd (46 cm) of 45" (114.5 cm) wide solid cotton fabric for side panels and applique (C; shown: navy blue)

— 1/4 yd (23 cm) of 45" (114.5 cm) wide print cotton fabric for handle shells (D; shown: coral print)

— 1/4 yd (23 cm) of a second 45" (114.5 cm) wide print cotton fabric for handle linings (E; shown: turquoise/black stripe)

— 1/4 yd (23 cm) of 45" (114.5 cm) wide home decor print cotton fabric for bag bottom (F; shown: black/aqua polka dot)

13 yd (30.5 cm) of 45" (114.5 cm) wide natural linen for back pocket (G)

See project for complete supply list and notions. 

Originally Published:
Stitch, Summer 2011 

SKU: EP4587

Author/Speaker/Editor: Ayumi Takahashi

Format: Download