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    VIDEO: How to make a "fancy" stuff sack.

    Don't watch this if you're looking to be entertained!
    Here is the video version of the picture version I put up last week. Seen here.

    The long and the short of it is... well its a stuff sack, has a flat felled seam down the side and a built in handle on the square bottom, and I use a grommet for the draw string to come out of at the top.

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    This is a great how to video for anyone who wants to try their hand a making a stuff sack. I have saved it in my favorites for future reference.
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    Awesome video. Very good instructions. Thanks for posting this. I have used your method to make many stuff sacks now.

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    Excellent video Red! Some part where your hands cover the action but really helped me clear up the process and some if the details from your pics. Thanks again!
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    Very useful vid thanks Red

    Does it matter which triangles you cut off, you say "the portion not to the bag"? I've done round bottomed ones and envelope but squares are much more useful in a pack.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Poppabear View Post
    This is a great how to video for anyone who wants to try their hand a making a stuff sack. I have saved it in my favorites for future reference.
    Thanks for the kind words Poppabear.
    Quote Originally Posted by raiffnuke View Post
    Awesome video. Very good instructions. Thanks for posting this. I have used your method to make many stuff sacks now.
    Thanks raiffnuke, how bout some photos, I'd like to see your handy work.
    Quote Originally Posted by dragon360 View Post
    Excellent video Red! Some part where your hands cover the action but really helped me clear up the process and some if the details from your pics. Thanks again!
    Thank you dragon, sorry about the hands, I had a lot of balls in the air trying to film and make something. I need an assistant for some of this stuff

    Quote Originally Posted by Shewie View Post
    Very useful vid thanks Red

    Does it matter which triangles you cut off, you say "the portion not to the bag"? I've done round bottomed ones and envelope but squares are much more useful in a pack.
    Thanks Shewie, I was just trying to make it clear that when you sew across the corner to form the triangle you will cut off, you obviously don't want the rest of the bag under that triangle, or you'll sew it to the bag.
    Truth be told you don't even have to cut them off. When you turn it right side out, they'll be on the inside.
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    what a sweet video. i was going to just use the images but this explanation really helped me to understand everything
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    Great video, Red. Thanks for taking the time to make it and share it. I like the built in "handle" and the hang tab.

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    Thanks, that explains alot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Redoleary View Post
    Thanks Shewie, I was just trying to make it clear that when you sew across the corner to form the triangle you will cut off, you obviously don't want the rest of the bag under that triangle, or you'll sew it to the bag.
    Truth be told you don't even have to cut them off. When you turn it right side out, they'll be on the inside.
    Perfect, thank you

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