Burlap Baked Potato Bag

Materials

  • Burlap, 9”x22”
  • Cotton fabric, 9”x22”
  • Off-white canvas or heavyweight cotton fabric scrap
  • Black perle cotton, #8
  • All Night Media Ransom rubber stamp alphabet (Plaid)
  • Black permanent ink pad

Tools

  • Warm & Natural needled cotton batting (The Warm Co.)
  • Pinking shears
  • Embroidery needle
  • Sewing machine and white thread

Directions

STEP 1

  • For label, stamp “potato” on canvas; use pinking shears to trim to 2”x6-1/2” rectangle. Pin label lengthwise to burlap rectangle with left side of label 10-1/2” from left side of burlap rectangle and centered from top to bottom.

STEP 2

  • Use one strand of perle cotton to blanket stitch around label edges, going between indentations in pinked edge.

STEP 3

  • Place 9”x22” fabric and burlap rectangles together with right sides facing. Place batting rectangle on top of fabric/burlap rectangles. Sew along both 9” sides of rectangles, 3/8” from edges. Turn right side out.

STEP 4

  • Sew widthwise across rectangle 9” from left side and 3” from right side. (Note: Label will be centered in middle section.)

STEP 5

  • Fold seam 3” from side of rectangle over toward middle of burlap; pin. Fold seam 9” from side of rectangle over toward middle of burlap; pin. Sew 3/8” from raw edges on both sides of rectangle. Machine sew zigzag stitches over raw edges. Turn bag right side out.
by Mary Ayres
Burlap Baked Potato Bag
Burlap Baked Potato Bag