Tutorial: How to Make a Bread Bag

Writing often goes by the wayside near Christmas because I’m so busy making presents. Just used this pattern for the third time. Fantastic!

so resourceful

Even if you don’t bake your own bread, these bread bags are great for storing shop-bought bread in. Not only does it look waaaaay better than those horrible plastic wrappers, but it’s easier to keep closed, thus helping to prevent your bread from going stale or mouldy. This tutorial will make a bread bag suitable for bread made in most standard bread loaf tins. You can tweek the dimensions if you have abnormally large tins or a breadmaker.


  • 20″ by 17″ piece of heavy-duty fabric such as canvas or ticking
  • coordinating thread
  • a strip of fabric measuring 15″ long by 2″ wide for the tie. Alternatively you can use some thick ribbon or cotton tape
  • an iron and ironing board

Things to consider: Do not attempt to use a drawstring instead of the tie, it will not close tightly enough and you will have a small air hole at…

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About josieblueowl

I live a life as healthy and well balanced as I can. I believe that is the best way to support my creativity, I'm definitely not a person who thinks you should suffer to produce good work. I walk, meditate, read, garden, cook and try to write with honesty, and to the best of my ability.
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One Response to Tutorial: How to Make a Bread Bag

  1. jo liddement says:

    These Look great Josie.Exactly what I want and the nice thing is you can choose the colour/design aswell .


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