Easy DIY Bean Bags
A few weeks ago a woman in my neighborhood asked if anyone knew where to buy bean bags. Her grandchildren were coming to visit and they were going to build a bean bag toss game for the kids to play. I thought about it and couldn't remember seeing any bean bags at any stores. I told her I would make her some. I thought it would be a great project to make a tutorial for since they are so easy to sew.
here for a visual diagram.
Next your iron your piece of fabric. I wanted these beanbags to be 5" x 3". The size that you make them all depends on who you are making them for. If they were for toddlers, I would make them 3" x 3" instead. I cut my fabric pieces to be 5.25" x 6.25" so there would be enough fabric to make a .25 inch seam.
After you have turned your fabric right side out, you can then fill the bag with beans. I used about 1 cup of beans for each bag. The amount you use will depend on the size of the bean bag you are making and how big your beans are. You need to leave enough space empty so you have room to sew the bag closed. Fold the un-sewn side in so the edge will be smooth.
Posted by Ali at 8:13 AM