Some bag closing ideas.
OK – by the time you have hand made (or mixer made) a few batches you may need a breather. So bag closing is the time to smell the roses abit. Slow down baby… finish the project then burn out…
Hard fencing wire being used to tie bags. Works well on single earth filled bags. Note use of bolt cutters to cut an angle in the next piece of wire.
Fold over (use pliers) and tuck into bag – if you like. I don’t bother.The wire is galvanized and long thin nails may also be used.
You will soon find out that cheap wire is what it is…
Moving on to the two more general closing methods we use for the bulk of closing bags.
The following clips illustrate the two most common closing methods.
Keep the needles sharp. Always keep thread in the needles to make them more visible when you put them down. Using colored twine helps too!