Bags Galore

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Bags Galore!
 
Easy ways to create simple bags from shopping to hand, embellished to plain, Scrip to Sling and Origami to original – indeed all sorts of bags for many different occasions. Every student will produce make three basic bag techniques plus one or two more from a range of delectable designs and patterns. A must for all bag-aholics - t’is fast, fun and Oh sew simple!!
 
 
Workshop starts with three easy techniques for constructing bags then students have a chance to choose which of the other bags they wish to make. All students will cut out the first part of the requirements then choose which additional bag they wish to make and bring the relevant requirements. Only one other bag in addition to the three initial techniques can be made in class.
 
These designs can be constructed from a variety of materials. If desired, pre-wash all materials but use a spray starch when pressing to restore ‘body’. It is appreciated that students prefer to complete or almost complete their class sample and each class is carefully designed so this should be possible. Class suitable for every level of sewing ability.
 
Please cut all pieces before class
 
Three Easy Techniques for Bag Construction.
Cut from a firm and inexpensive material - calico is fine.
Two 24 x 44/45” strips + Two 4 x 44/45” strips
Two 15 x 44/45” strips (Can be in two colours – one strip of each)
 
Select from ONE of these bag designss:

 
Big Sling Bag: (above)
Eight 8 x 20" rectangles (Four rectangles in two colours or two rectangles in four colours)
Two 4 x 20" strips (handles)
 

 
Scrip Bag:
20 x 44/45” (½ metre)  fabric for exterior
20 x 44/45” (½ metre) for lining:
20” square wadding/batting
12” x 10 mm elastic
 

Hexagon bag:
30 x 44/45” (¾ metre ) for exterior
30 x 44/45” (¾ metre ) for lining
18 x 36” (50  x 100 cm) lightweight wadding (polyester or cotton)
 
All Classes need:
 
SEWING MACHINE + ALL PRESSER FEET/INSTRUCTION MANUAL
 
ROTARY CUTTING EQUIPMENT & LONG RULER PENCIL,NOTEPAD,
 
CREAM/BEIGE/MATCHING THREAD - TO MATERIALS,
 
GENERAL SEWING ACCESSORIES