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Fabric Fridays: [BAJA] Let's Make A Tub!

Our Splash Fabric tubs work great as little collectors for all your small details around the house. Use it in the bathroom on your counter, in the kitchen for your...

How to Sew a Reversible Splash Fabric Tub!

Our Splash Fabric Tubs work great as little collectors for all your small details around the house. Use it as a knitting bowl, or in the bathroom on your counter, in the kitchen for your produce, hang it on a hook as an organizer or even use it for your plant’s new decorative pot! Our reversible tubs make it easy to keep your house organized, fresh and stylish. The best part is that our eco friendly 100% laminated cotton fabric makes these tubs durable, easy to clean and resistant to all the messes of life-including water! Sew your own with your style of Splash Fabric, or if sewing isn’t your thing but you still like fun- purchase one here today!

Materials Needed:
(2) Splash Fabric pieces (in different patterns for reversible)
(2) 5” of Nylon cording or ribbon 
4) Pin & clips 
(1) Lighter (for burning ends of nylon)
Scissors
Denim needles or Schmetz non-stick denim needles 
Thread Sewing machine

 

Watch the step by step video here 

Let's Make a Tub!

CUT & PREP YOUR FABRIC: 

Step 1: Cut (2) Splash Fabric fabrics, each 20” by 13.5”.

Step 2: Fold each piece in half and place the folded pieces on top of one another lining up the folded seams on the same side.

Step 3: Place the tub pattern on the fabric against the folded seam with the cut out side facing away from you and the flat edge of the pattern directly flush with the bottom of the fabric.

 Step 4: Cut along the pattern (be careful to align your stencil up parallel to the folded edge (you do not want to cut your folded edge). 

**You can iron your Splash Fabric to get it wrinkle free and ready for sewing!


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEWING WITH YOUR SPLASH FABRIC:

Step 1: Lay your cut pieces of fabric right side up. 

Step 2: Fold your fabric so the 11” sides meet with right sides together. (RST)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 3: Begin stitching the loose 11” side edges together. (Be sure not to sew the folded side).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 4: With the second piece of fabric repeat steps 1-3.

Step 5: Stitch the bottom of each piece of fabric. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 6: Close the box. Pinch the bottom corners of the tub that are not sewn yet. Pinch so that the seam of the “bottom” of the tub lines up with the seam of the “side” of the tub.

Please refer to pictures/videos for this step.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 7: Stitch the corner and repeat to the other corner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 8: Repeat steps 6 and 7 for your second for your second piece of fabric. 

*** Now you have sewn the 2 sides of your tub!


Step 9: Turn one tub inside out + fit inside the other, lining up the seams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 10: At the top of the tub, fold the lip of each fabric in (towards each other) about ½” creating a folded seam. Pin or clip folded edges together. Continue to fold in edges all around the top and pin. 

Step 11: Cut 2 pieces black nylon cord or ribbon 5”. Burn the cut ends to seal. Make a loop out of each piece and tuck them into opposite sides of the tub and pin or clip. 

Step 12: Top stitch the seam about ¼” from the top all the way around, removing pins as you go.

 

Trim your threads and you now have your very own Splash Fabric Tub! Congratulations!

 

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