Omiyag Production

For the manufacture of omiyag - the Japanese national bag for sweets and other sweets - 3 types of fabrics are required as the main and 1 as the lining. As a rule, cotton or linen fabrics are used. For basic fabrics choose dark, light and colors with small floral pattern. The lining can be any color, the main thing is that in harmony with the basic material.  making omiyag
For convenience of cutting sack parts, it is advisable to make a cardboard pattern - a rectangle of thick cardboard with 15 * 3.5 cm in size. It should carve out 12 details of each of the three colors of the main fabric. Tip: Before cutting the fabrics, they must be carefully ironed with steam so that they immediately shrink.  making omiyag Further assembly of the bag is made on a sewing machine. First, the details of dark and flower colors are sewn together.They should be folded facing each other in pairs and stitch along along one side a 5-7 mm wide seam. If the fabric has a very high crushability, the machine line can be replaced with an overlock, and the tails of such a line should be fixed, - tied.
 making omiyag
Then pairs of sewn parts are ironed in this way so that the seam allowance of the seam is inside and the front sides of the parts are outside.
 making omiyag

The next step between pairs of parts is sewn strips of light colors, similar to a 7 mm wide seam.
 making omiyag
After that, fold the folds onto the omiyag details with small hand stitches , - along the upper edge - in one direction, along the lower edge - in another.
 making omiyag
You should cut out a cotton lining for cotton points - a rectangle with dimensions of 15 * 27 cm - the size specified with allowance for processing This rectangle need to sew on the short end sides of the seam width of 1 cm. Seam allowance to iron in any direction. After that, hand stitches with a length of 7 mm should sew the bottom edge of the bag at a distance of 1 cm from the slice. Stretch the lines tightly, fix the ends of the threads carefully.
 making omiyag
Similarly, but with longer stitches, you need to attach and tighten the bottom of the bag. The resulting assembly should be decorated by sewing or gluing a button covered with a fabric on the leg. Button diameter must be at least 3.5 cm.
 making omiyag
Then the lining should be embedded in the base omiyag - inside out to the inside and fasten both pouches first with a hand notched line, and then overlock.
 making omiyag
From the fabric of the top you should cut out 2 details of the drawstring for processing the top of the bag, - rectangles with size 15 * 5 cm. The lateral sides of these parts need to be stitched, turned on the wrong side,so that their finished length was 12.5 cm.
 making omiyage
Then prepared curtains should be sewn to the bag from the wrong side with a seam 1 cm wide.
making omiyage
Then the curtains are folded over to the front side of the product, bend 1 cm and tune with a seam 1-2 m wide from the edge. If necessary, drawstrings can be slightly ironed.
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Immediately under the stitching of the embroidery of the drawstring, you can sew a decorative band or lace that is in harmony with the look of the bag. In the kulisks you need to insert narrow satin ribbons or waxed cord. Omiyage ready!

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