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Can anyone make some bag covers for me please...I CANT SEW..

Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 2:02 am
Hi..just wondering if anyone is handy with a sewing machine to whip up a couple of cover for my colostomy bag



Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 2:56 am
I haven't felt a need to cover my bag.  However, when it is really hot, it sometimes wants to cling to my skin.  A newborn baby bib has worked well for me.  Just tie it around.  I don't like the ones with velcro.

Also, the soft baby washcolths that are two layers work also.  I cut a slit and put the bag between the two layers.  It is very soft, comfortable, and doesn't add much bulk.

Both protect my skin from the heat.  I haven't felt a need to beautify the bag.  

I am sure there will be lots more options presented.

Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 8:05 pm
The best thing(s) I bought for myself were from ostomy secrets website. They are Lycra type bands that have pockets. I bought the swim one & regular (more elastic) more hold for exercise etc. I still use the one for belly support now- months after my reversal. Kind of spendy but I could swim or wear jeans & have a low profile & not feel like anyone knew what I had going on "under it all" - I can sew but these were such a great design & I wanted them like yesterday when I found them. Best wishes.

Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:28 pm
i have the clear bags do to the size i have the 4inch waffers and bags so the dont have much for them so its cut to fit and i wear a wrap most of the time so it doesnt show as bad

Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 5:25 am
Why not just make them yourself?

I'm not a seamstress myself but I make my own similar to a pattern from the below website.

After all, if you use your initiative, it is nothing harder than slapping a couple of scraps of material together.


Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 7:16 pm
Hi, Have you checked out the site for C&S Ostomy Pouch Covers. They make neat pouch covers that come in all types of fabrics and designs. The name of the site is www.shop.cspouchcovers.com.

Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2012 9:49 am
hey Jo, I checked out your link and got into the "The History of the Stoma" section. Thanks for posting something that aids my daily thanks giving! Wow! We sure have come a long way baby!

Posted: Sat Feb 11, 2012 1:29 pm
i used old socks that were too holey too wear.

Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2012 11:23 am
Found a great company for pouch covers.....koolostomy.com The owner is an ostomate and makes a custom hand made cover. The material against the body is made of special material to help remove the sweat from the skin caused by the bag. I have ordered several and find them wonderful.

Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2012 10:25 am
Hey Tania,

I wear a 2-piece Hollister New Image wafer and bag that is covered both sides in fabric, so I have no problems in anything sticking to me - plus, I don't have to ever see the "stuff" in my bag. It's just a suggestion to you. There's also another company website called: http://cspouchcovers.com where you can purchase tons of pouch covers with different designs (including all the holidays) for $14.95 each. I hope you find this helpful.


Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2015 12:50 pm

Yes, I would be happy remake you a couple of covers.  I can make all day wear or ones for intimate moments! 

Posted: Sun Nov 01, 2015 10:46 pm

Hi Gabby,

That is so very nice of you but the person who asked hasn't posted in some time. I bet she would love what you would make for her!

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