Ditty Bag Kit

Ditty Bag Kit

Item #: 5628A

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Sew it yourself! Ditty Bag Kit is a canvas bag kit based on Emiliano Marino’s plans in The Sailmaker’s Apprentice. Learn various hand-sewing techniques used in traditional sailmaking while constructing this bag. A ditty bag is a great way to hold small items and sewing notions. Instructions are not included in this kit, but can be found in The Sailmaker’s Apprentice.

Ditty Bag Kit Includes:

  • 1 yd. Off White 10 oz. Cotton Duck 36″ fabric
  • 175 ft. 3-Ply White Twine
  • 4 Brass Round Thimbles 5/8″
  • 180 yd. Coarse Polyester Speedy Stitcher Sewing Awl Thread #150
  • 18 ft. Twisted Manila Rope 1/4″ Diameter
  • 1 Composition wax cup
  • 1 #16 Hand sewing needle
  • 1 Yellow marking pencil

Additional recommended tools include: a swivel bench hook, an adjustable palm, and push pins.