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Topic: Duffle bags for boys-fabric choices?  (Read 823 times)
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« on: January 03, 2012 01:09:38 PM »

I'd like to make some duffle bags for my boys (ages 2,5, & 7).  I've never made one before so I'm not sure what fabrics to use.  I'd like to be able to personalize them.  Either by using a print fabric (think Spiderman or something like that) or just by putting their names on the outside.  I can cut vinyl with my silhouette for names or I can take the fabric somewhere for embroidery.  I've made a few bags with quilting cotton and heavy interfacing but I always feel like they wrinkle way too easily and I don't care for that.  But something like duckcloth isn't going to come in a cute print for boys.  Suggestions?  Also suggestions for a good duffle bag pattern or tutorial would be helpful.  Thanks!

« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2012 09:12:30 AM »

I've seen some cute printed canvas type materials at fabric.com before.  Not spiderman, but certainly stripes, nautical themes, animals and things like that, if that helps at all.

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