My friends father is in a nursing home. They are hosting a raffle and need things appropriate for residents in the nursing home. My friend asked if I would make a walker bag to go in the basket. I had already made the tissue box cover and thought I would use the same home dec fabric.
I followed the instructions I found on Instructables. The instructions were clear and easy to follow but I did make a few modifications.
I did not use interfacing because I used home dec fabric. The home dec fabric does not need any additional interfacing. (Step 1)
I also did not having thin cording. (Step 2) I made piping instead. I think I like the piping better than I would have liked the cording. To make the piping, I cut 1-1/2″ bias strips and pressed in the center.
The instructions called for 30″ of webbing. (Step 2) I had zero webbing so I made fabric straps instead. I cut 2 pieces of 15″ x 4″ fabric. I ironed in half and then folded my edges in to meet the middle and pressed well. I sewed all edges with a zig zag stitch to add strength and durability.
The instructions also called for leaving the bottom opened. I thought the bottom needed the extra strength of a good sewn seam so I left an opening on the side between the pockets. It was more than enough room to turn. (Step 8) Also be sure to trim your corners.
I loved how it turned out. Cute and color. Easy too which is always a perk.
I didn’t have a walker to model it on. Sorry my chair is a sad substitute.