The Olive Swing Bag is a Make New or Make Do PDF Sewing Pattern by Betz White. This bag can be made using fabric or by repurposing two vintage pillowcases. As you may know, Betz White is a champion of eco-friendly sewing and crafting. In the spirit of being green, I choose to use vintage fabric and an old tablecloth.
This pattern came in PDF form which worked just fine as there aren't a lot of pieces to tape together. The bag comes together easily in a common sense sort of way. I love it when patterns are easy to figure out and I'm not wondering why I'm doing something a certain way. There is a nice glossary and clear diagrams.
Betz White is offering one of her PDF sewing patterns to one lucky reader of this blog! All you need to do to enter is leave a comment on this post as to which PDF pattern in her shop is your favorite! Comments close Friday, May 20. Good luck!
The Olive Swing Bag by Betz White (provided complimentary by Betz White for purpose of review)
Vintage floral fabric - thrift store in Shawano, Wisconsin
Off-white lining fabric - old banquet tablecloth from a restaurant
Bias Tape - JoAnn Fabrics
Buttons - JoAnn Fabrics