8+ DIYs to Make Cornhole Bags or Bean Bags


Directions for Making Cornhole Bags

Cornhole board games are popular and the perfect outdoor sport to spend a lazy summer afternoon. You can make your own cornhole bags at home with some easy tutorials to guide you well. Prepare this game for the summer and enjoy in your lawn throwing these soft pillow-like bags on a board with a hole to be aimed at.

Here we have put together ways to kick start your summer with these DIY cornhole bags. These bags are easy to make and lasts long when made with the right material. Choose one or more if you like and have fun designing them.

Supplies Needed for the Project;

Cornhole is also known as bags, tailgate, doghouse, Baggo, sack toss, or bean bag depending on the region you stay in. A set of cornhole game has a total of 8 bags per set, 4 each of 2 different colors. Bags are approximately 6” x 6” squares in dimension. The bags are easy to make at home and are cheap too. It’s very cost-effective when compared to the commercial ones available in stores. You need some simple supplies to start making them.

  • Scissors, Ruler, Masking Tape, Glue
  • Sewing Machine/Needle
  • A strong and durable thread (mostly polyester)
  • Fabric – Usually Duck Cloth
  • Cornhole Bag Fill – Corns (traditionally used), synthetic corn, resin pellets.
  • Funnel – Makes it easy to fill the bags with the corn.
  • Weighing Scale – To accurately weigh your bean bag fill.

How to Make Cornhole Bags at Home

  1. How to Sew Cornhole Bag

    You can use Cotton Duck material for the cloth, use corn for the stuffing and double stitch the cloth along the inner sides as mentioned in the tutorial for a lightweight but strong bean bag. Use contrasting colors as they complement each other more than anything else.

    Cornhole Bags DIY

    Cornhole Bags DIY

     

  2. DIY Cornhole Bags

    A common material used to make this filling bag is Duck Fabric. Use heavyweight thread for a durable bag that would bear the flings towards the hole in the board. Vibrant hues will make the game more interesting.

    Directions for Making Corn hole Bags

    Directions for Making Corn hole Bags

     

  3. Cornhole Bean Bag Tutorial

    Make the lawn game more exciting by using a printed cloth or theme prints of your favorite team. Just make sure to use a tough one so that the fillings of corn/beans or similar filling do not fall off. Make a set set of these bags for a fun game.

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