02 Sep DIY the bath mat bag
Go swim while avoiding germs and inconveniences in cubicles thanks to the bath mat for the pool. Practical and useful because once closed it becomes a small waterproof bag with shoulder strap with you wet stuff! Here is the tutorial…
Materiel to make your bath mat
With these quantity I sew a math for my daugther with a diameter of 55cm once unfolded :
- 60cm of coated cotton
- 60cm of bamboo terry cloth
I used this fabric with 90% of viscose of bamboo, thin and flexible ☺
Choose a minimum diameters of 5mm according to the thickness of the cord
To make a bath mat
Step 1 : prepare the 2 circles
You don’t need a compass, only a crayon and piece of thread: place the backside of the cotton towards you and tie the piece of thread to the crayon. Take distance of 27,5cm and draw the circle on the fabric.
Cut the circle and place the viscose of bambou with rigth sides facing. Pin them together en cut around it. You have know two circles.
Step 2 : assemble the circles
Sew the perimeter at 1cm of the edge leaving an opening of 10cm to reverse the plate. Once reversed iron by flattening the seams to make the plate round. Make a stitch at 3mm from the edge by closing the opening.
Step 3 : The rivets
Fold the plate on the terry cloth and pin it on each side of the fold : You now have the first marks for the rivets. Fold it once again and repeat the process: you now have 4 marks. Mark the middel of each mark to have the placement for your 8 rivets.
Place your marks at 1cm of the edge and make a small hole with a wire-cutter to put the receding part of the rivet. Here are some images to help you :
Then take the cord and put it in the rivet. Make a knot or use a cord lock like the one used for sweaters.
Votre tapis de piscine pieds au sec est terminé ! Fini de se rhabiller en jetant son essuie par terre 😉 Glissez-y votre maillot avant de le refermer et vous obtenez un pochon imperméable après le cours de piscine. Pratique non ?