Learn the basics of bag construction while making your very own quilted weekend bag. Learn tips and techniques for quilting fabric, sewing zippers and working with hardware.
- Bag construction
- Introducing a zipper
- Creating an inside zipped pocket
- Reinforcement techniques
- Working with hardware
Level: It is necessary to have previous sewing experience on the sewing machine, such as threading the machine and sewing in a straight line. Why not try our Learn To Sew – Basics class if you would like to brush up on these skills.
Materials: Please provide approximately 1 metre of fabric (lightweight upholstery) for the exterior and 1 metre for the lining (minimum 44″ (112cm) wide), 1 metre of wadding, a 26″ (68cm) standard zip and an 8″ (22cm) standard zip. Coordinating Gutermann Sew-All Polyester Thread (250m), 5 metres of webbing 1.5″ (4cm) wide, 2 metal D rings 1.5″ (4cm) wide and 2 metal lobster clasps 1.5″ (4cm) wide.
Please inform us in advance should you wish to use one of our sewing machines during the class.
Teacher: Aneka Truman
Class Length: 6 Hours
Number in Class: 6
Price: £75 (includes cost of pattern)