Turn the outer fabric
pieces right side out, and press the seams.
Next, cut a piece of cording to 45" (1 1/4 yard), and pin
one end to each of the two side seams on the bag at the
upper corners, leaving at least 1" of extra rope extended
past the top of the bag.
If you want to add the optional ribbon and button
closure, pin the looped ribbon in the center of the back
side of the bag with 1" of the looped end resting on the
fabric, and the raw edges out past the edge of the