How to Make A DIY Reusable Drinking Straw Pouch

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Make drinking more sustainable with a DIY reusable drinking straw pouch!

In this easy sewing tutorial, we’ll show you how to make a reusable straw pouch with our VELCRO® Brand Sticky Back for Fabrics Ovals.

Perfect for adults and kids alike, this DIY straw pouch can be washed and reused time after time. Adapt this easy design to any straw length! Read on to find out what to do.

How to Make a DIY Reusable Drinking Straw Pouch

What you need

Materials for the Reusable Straw Pouch

Start by choosing your fabric! You’ll want something that’s water-resistant and washable.

Step 1: Choose your fabric for the DIY reusable straw pouch

Using your straw to measure, cut your fabric 4 inches wide and double the straw’s length, leaving an additional 2 inches to the length.

Width: 4 inches

Length = 2x the length of the straw + 2 inches

Step 2: Cut your fabric for the DIY reusable straw pouch

To make the pouch, fold the top and bottom edges in ¼ inch. Then iron the folds.

Step 3: fold the edges for theDIY reusable straw pouch

Next, fold in the long edges so they overlap slightly in the middle and iron them down.

Step 4: fold the edges again for the DIY reusable straw pouch

Using your straw to measure, fold your fabric in half, leaving 2 inches at the top for a flap. Clip or pin in place.

Step 5a: Measure your reusable straw

Step 5b: Clip or pin your reusable straw pouch

Now comes the fun part! It’s time to start sewing, topstitch around the open pouch. This should include the flap.

Step 6a: sew DIY reusable straw pouch

Step 6b: view DIY reusable straw pouch

Finally, use one VELCRO® Brand Sticky Back For Fabric Ovals on the top of the pouch to fasten close.

Step 7a: fasten VELCRO® Brand Sticky Back for Fabric ovals on the DIY reusable straw pouch

Step 7b: fasten VELCRO® Brand Sticky Back for Fabric ovals on the DIY reusable straw pouch

And that’s it! Place your drinking straw and brush inside, and you’re ready to go!

Step 8: add your reusable straw to the DIY reusable straw pouch

If you’d like to try this sewing tutorial yourself, pick up a pack of VELCRO® Brand Sticky Back for Fabrics Ovals here (link added). And for more easy sewing projects, stay on our blog!

 

 

 

 

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