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How to Make Reusable Sandwich Wraps

I'm going to share today how to make reusable sandwich wrappers with this really simple sewing tutorial. Sandwich wraps are a great way to save on buying plastic bags and are really easy to make. 

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sewing reusable food wraps sewing tutorial
If you know me personally, you know that I love my reusuable snack bags. With 4 littles + 2 adults that needs snacks, snack bags have cut down on our plastic bag usage by A TON! I must admit, I haven't completely got rid of my plastic bags, but baby steps right?
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Today I'm super excited to show show you how to make reusable sandwich wrappers as part of a Back to School Sewing Round up with a few others bloggers to bring you some back to school sewing tutorials.

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I  made one last year to test out to see if they were worth making more of. And then I forgot about it. Well, my husband was totally skeptical but guess what, he's the one who actually uses it all the time and told me I need to make more. So, a year later I finally did.
DIY reusable sandwich wrap sewing
These reusable sandwich wraps are reusable and washable and a really easy sewing project. Like if you can sew in a straight line and cut squares then you are good! I used PUL fabric which is often used in diapers and tons of other things and typically  food safe (apparently not all PUL fabric is food safe so make sure you double check that)
how to sew a sandwich wrap

How to Make Reusable Sandwich Wrappers

14x14 Cotton fabric

Here's a video but also check out written instructions below. 

Step 1: Cut Fabric

Cut your one square outer fabric and PUL into 14 x 14 inch squares

Step 2: Sew 

Place your PUL and outer fabric right sides together. Sew all way around with a 3/8" seam allowance but leave a 3" gap open
sew sandwich wrap right sides together

Step 3: Clip Corners

Clip corners and trim an excess fabric. Then turn right side out.
clip corners of sandwich wrap

Step 4: Topstitch

Iron the whole thing and top stitch 1/4" from edge around the whole square including the opening.
iron and top stitch sand wich bag

Step 5: Velcro

Cut your 2 matching velcro sets at about 2" length. Sew velcro on one side of the velcro to the outer side of wrap (as seen below) and the other two pieces to the inner side. Make sure the velcro will be opposite of it's opposing side.
add velcro to sandwich wrap

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