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Old 02-01-2012, 05:21 AM   #1
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I am ready to jump into all-grain, and want to start with brew in a bag. However, my google-fu is lacking, and I can't seem to find any resources on how to make the bag itself.

I don't have a sewing machine, but I don't mind doing it by hand. I am basically looking for a simple how-to which will specify the materials to use and the sewing method.

 
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Old 02-01-2012, 05:24 AM   #2
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I believe this is the stuff I used back when I was BiaBing: http://www.amazon.com/Piece-Window-C...8073815&sr=8-2

It's a simple seam. It's worth doubling it up, though, since the grain can get heavy. If you've got a dry cleaners near you, most will stitch the line for a couple of bucks.
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Old 02-01-2012, 05:43 AM   #3
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http://www.wspusa.com/bagCalc.php

I used this to get a measure for my bag.

or
Read this from beginning to end.
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f36/biab...g-pics-233289/
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Old 02-01-2012, 05:44 AM   #4
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Old 02-01-2012, 06:20 AM   #5
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You might try this.
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Old 02-01-2012, 06:38 AM   #6
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For only $18 you should PM wilserbrewer, he will send you a far better bag than you can get and make yourself. In my area, the materials alone were over $12, his bag was far better quality and included shipping for $18. I'm in no way affiliated with him, but was impressed enough with the quality that I'd recommend him!

 
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