Sew a Weekender Bag
Who doesn't love a giant tote? Join us to make the perfect big bag for all your weekend getaways!
In just one afternoon we'll walk you through how to sew a sturdy, lined tote bag, complete with two pockets and a zip closure. We'll cover:
- Bag construction fundamentals
- How to create a wide, square bottom for your tote
- How to use interfacing to add body and strength to your bag
- Making a lining for a bag and attaching straps
- Installing a zipper
- Installing a magnetic snap
Fabric and other supplies will be available for purchase in our retail shop at a 10% discount to students. All tools needed to complete this class will be provided and sewing machines will be available courtesy of BERNINA of America.
This is a two-evening intensive workshop being held on the following dates:
Thursday, 11/14 and Thursday, 11/21, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Skill requirements: This is a confident beginner sewing workshop; you do not need to have any experience sewing bags, but you must have basic machine-sewing skills. Our Sewing 101 class (or equivalent) is a prerequisite for this class. (You can register for one of our upcoming Sewing 101 workshops here.) If you're unsure whether you have enough sewing experience for this class, please send a brief email summarizing your sewing experience to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Location: Brooklyn Craft Company's NEW LOCATION, 165 Greenpoint Avenue (here's where we're located)
Cost: $125.00 includes bag pattern, 6 hours of instruction, and use of our BERNINA sewing machines. Does NOT include fabric or notions-- All required materials will be available for purchase during class at a 10% discount.
All class registrations are final; please view our policy for more information.