Ibhinbhegi nguSihlalo Tutorial

 

STEP 1:

Sika zonke iinyama. Qala ngokusonga iintolo kwi piece Top Back. Pin and Isitishi.

 

STEP 2:

Pin the Top Back onto the top of the Top Seat piece and stitch. Start pinning at the centre then the edges, lula ezinye endaweni.

 

STEP 3:

Pin and stitch the Center Front and Centre Top of the Side Panel pieces right sides together.

 

STEP 4:

Take the Top Seat and Top Back pieces that were previously joined and carefully pin them in place onto the Side Panel matching the centre point first then pinning around. Isitishi.

 

STEP 5:

Pin kunye webhu i Emva ukuya Panel Side. Begin pinning from the Centre Top easing the rest around.

 

STEP 6:

Pin the Bottom piece to the Side Panel and Back pieces. Phawula nokubekwa ukuba zip. Qala uthunge ekupheleni kwindawo zip zokukhusela backstitch. When you reach the start of the zip point secure with backstitch then change stitch size to large and sew the zip seam.

 

STEP 7:

Fold the ZIP ENDS in half and place across the zip end placements.

Pin kunye webhu i tape zip ukuya izibonelelo nokuhlangana kwayo, phakathi kummandla wokuthi Panel Side eziqwenga Bottom. Sebenzisa unyawo zip ukuba webhu kusondela uziphu. Ukuqinisekisa ukuba ashiye zip ukuvula kancinane ukuba abe nako ukufikelela yaseZimbabwe yethutyana.

 

STEP 8:

Ngocoselelo unpick i yaseZimbabwe yethutyana nokuvula zip. Khanyisa bag amacala ngqo kunye kwiteksti phezulu ehlabathini uziphu kwicala lasekunene laphu.

 

STEP 9:

Fold the remaining ZIP ENDS in half.

With the bag WRONG SIDES out, place the ZIP ENDS over the first ones already sewn in.

Pin and stitch through each ZIP END and the zip tape. Trim the excess from the sides.

 

STEP 10:

Phinda onke amanyathelo zangaphambili ukudala isingxobo esingaphakathi ukubamba imbotyi. Kunokuba zokumakisha a zip enkulu, mark for a small 20cm zip along the marked zip line where the side panel and bottom pieces join.

Emva koko uye phambili ndikuzalisa kanye ibhinbhegi lwakho!

The outer cover is designed to be removed so you can wash it when needed, while the lining bag retains all the beans.

Filling the bags can be very tricky and messy. It may be easier to do if you use an old plastic bottle with the ends cut off as a funnel. Insert into the zip opening and close the zip up to it to hold in place. Then gently tip or scoop the beans in.