Warehouse Fabrics designed and demonstrates how to create these awesome baby car seat pannier bags with expandable cargo pockets! This is a sewing project that I would be inclined to use a laminated cotton, vinyl, or an oilcloth to make the bags. (I would never use the white fabric pictured because *my* kids would have destroyed them during the first hour.) You can make your own laminated cotton, or you can buy it*. You could also use a heavy canvas to make these handy bags. The cargo pockets are large enough to hold a toy and a sippy cup on each side. Any new mom would love these bags. If the expandable cargo pockets are not quite something you can handle right now, try a simple flat bag construction as done here with a chair tote for the patio.
Sewing with laminates, oilcloth, and vinyl:
- Sewing with Laminated Fabrics – Tips from the National Sewing Circle
- The Basics of Buying Fabric
- Sewing with Laminated Fabrics
- Jina’s Laminate Bag
- Learn how to sew an insulated, easy-to-clean lunch bag
- Spider Web Oilcloth Table Topper by Nancy Zieman
- How to Make a Grill Cover
- Sew An Outdoor Tablecloth and Co-ordinating Placemats
- Sew a Laminated Cosmetic Bag – PDF Pattern
- The benefits of working with laminate fabrics + how to laminate fabric.
- Top Tips for Sewing with Oilcloth
- Sew a Cute Clothespin Bag + Two Laminate Fabric Tutorials
- Make-up Brush Travel Roll – Free Sewing Tutorial
- How to Make Bicycle Panniers – Free Pattern + Tutorial
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