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How to Sew a Drawstring Mesh Beach or Pool Bag

A free sewing tutorial by Sylvain Bergeron for Bernina

Drawstring Mesh Beach Bag Sewing Tutorial

A simple mesh beach or pool bag (swimming lessons?) that is large enough for a beach towel, some sunscreen, a pair of sunglasses, maybe a phone, and a book. This drawstring mesh beach or pool bag is easy and quick to sew. This bag was constructed with a polyester mesh fabric AND rip stop nylon fabric. An alternative to rip-stop fabric would be canvas, sparkle vinyl, laminated fabric, oilcloth, or any sturdy, durable fabric.

Watch the free video tutorial:

Sylvain Bergeron is an Educator with BERNINA of America. He came to sewing through garment making and sewing projects for the home. He has since become a quilter, developing all-over thread designs with embroidery software and creating digital wall paintings quilts. He was the first ever recipient of the Master Award for Thread Artistry at IQF Houston. He is self-described as a thread junkie





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