Storage bag tutorial: recycle your old fleece

Is your fleece damaged? Don’t throw it away, recycle it as a storage bag!

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It’s time to say goodbye to the fleece that so often kept you warm when hiking?
Don't be sad, we share with you our tutorial to give it a second life: a tutorial for making a storage bag.
After your hikes and for the whole family, it will be perfect to store your shoes without staining your car!
A quick and easy DIY tutorial!

What material do you need?

· Your used fleece with a zipper and 1 pocket
· A sewing machine and thread (or needle and thread if sewing by hand)
· Fabric scissors
· A measuring tape (or ruler)
· Paper
· A fabric pencil or chalk
· Pins

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How to make a storage bag?

Ready to make it?
It takes 30 minutes to make and the soap dish is EASY to make.
Let's go!

Follow the video tutorials:

Step by step

What size template?

Trace your template measuring:
- 40 X 35 cm with a 6 cm mark on the long side.
35 cm along the zipper.
This indication works for shoes up to size 39.

- from size 40, use these measurements: 45 X 40 cm
- for junior sizes, use these measurements: 35X 30 cm
Feel free to adjust the measurements, these are recommendations but the measurements may vary depending on your shoes.

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2.

Place the template on your fleece, the closure is an important indicator to draw your 2 rectangles.

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3. The pair of scissors at work

Make the cut in 1 or 2 times to obtain your 2 rectangles.

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Align the edges of your rectangles, right sides together.

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Sew all 4 sides together and add stoppers to the ends of the zip.
Then turn your bag over by the zipper.

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Have fun sewing!

Do not hesitate to share your most beautiful DIY creations with us on our social networks using #quechua

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Option/bonus:

You can add a handle by doubling a bias or with recycled fabrics, straps, strings! 😉
If you wish to use other materials, this is also possible, for example you can take an old jacket and use a water-repellent fabric

Fanny

Hiking enthusiast

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