Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Tutorial - How to Make a Mesh Laundry Blog
Sew a mesh bag with a simple fold-over closure, no zipper necessary

Tutorial at The Inspired Wren Blog

"When I pack for The Peanut I use gallon plastic freezer bags. Into each bag goes one complete outfit (top, bottom, socks, undies). One bag per outfit. As many bags as days in our trip plus two (so a 7 day trip = 9 bags, because you never know). At one point I had thought of labeling them with the days of the week, but then I realized I needed the flexibility to switch a day's outfit based on weather or activity. So unlabeled bags go into the suitcase and each morning I can present two bags and let The Peanut choose her outfit for the day. At the end of the day the used clothes go back into the bag they came out of. Dirty clothes are separated from clean clothes and there's no digging through the bottom of the suitcase to find small socks. But the plastic bags get beat up. And buying new each time adds yet another expense to a trip. It was time for a reusable solution in the form of a simple mesh bag".... Read more

1 comment:

  1. Thanks so much for including my tutorial on your site! It's a privilege.