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How To Make Cornhole Bags

If you're going to play cornhole, you're going to need cornhole bags.

The game of Cornhole is played by tossing or pitching cornhole bags, sometimes known as bean bags at a platform or target that has a hole in the end of it. The object is to pitch the bean bags so they will land in the hole or on the platform.

You can purchase cornhole bags or you can make them. Making the cornhole bags is not hard but having a sewing machine is necessary.

One advantage to making your own corn hole bags is that you will be able to choose your own fabric. This way you can customize your corn hole bags. The fabric you choose can signify a special team or interest you have.

You will want to make sure you choose fabric that is heavy-duty. A light-weight material will not last and there are other fabrics that may look nice but will not be appropriate. You should avoid fabrics that fray or have an open weave.

Buy enough fabric so you can cut it into 16 7x7 squares. Place two pieces together and using a sewing machine, sew a seam around the sides of the bag, leaving an opening in the middle of one side. Turn the square inside out and fill with 1 cups of corn. An empty, plastic water bottle that has been cut in half works well if you do not have the right funnel.

After you have filled the cornbag hole you can fold the open seam in and stitch with your machine. Make sure you have a good seal so the cornhole bags will not open.

It is fast and easy to make your own cornhole bags. The next step will be constructing your own set of cornhole boards. This isn't too hard of a task, but it does require some tools. More on that to come in a future article.


How To Make Cornhole Bags