A lovely summer accessory
Upgrade your sewing skills with the help of Debbie Shore. This course has been designed as an online video format, giving you the opportunity to watch a demonstration of the project while crafting along throughout. Alternatively, you can read the step-by-step instructions.
This course focuses on how to make a quilted tote bag with calico lining, a zipped inside pocket, and magnetic snap to fasten. You’ll be able to learn the simple techniques in no time!
Follow along to learn how to sew seams and turn simple shapes into a tote bag. You’ll soon master how to make easy work of sewing flap pieces, sewing handles, and trimming seams to make a neat edge. Finally, enjoy tips on how to create a zipped pocket and attach a magnetic snap.
Join the session for free without a craft kit if you wish to use your own materials, or you can access the full craft kit to support the tutorial for £19.99 (excluding delivery).
The perfect course to grow your sewing confidence!
Designed for beginners with basic knowledge of how to use a sewing machine
Finished bag size 13” x 11” x 3” (33cm x 28cm x 7cm)
Use ½” (1.25cm) Seam Allowance
What you'll get in your craft kit
28” x 20” (71cm x 51cm) Canvas Fabric with Bee design
28” x 20” (71cm x 51cm) Calico Lining
35” x 12“ (89cm x 30cm) Fusible Fleece
1 x Magnetic Snap
1 x 9” (23cm) Zip
Full colour printed instructions
What you'll need
Erasable Marking Pen
Fabric Glue Stick
Small piece of Bondaweb for the Applique
Cut the selvedges off your fabrics.
Cut two pieces of outer and two pieces of lining fabric each measuring 14" x 12".
Fuse fleece to the wrong sides of each outer piece.
Cut two pocket pieces from the lining each measuring 7" x 7"
Cut two handle pieces of outer fabric each measuring 4" x 23"
Cut two flap pieces from the lining each measuring 7" x 8".
Fuse fleece to the wrong side of the outer flap piece.