Cross-body bag/purse making camp – Aug 5 AM

$215.00

In this intermediate level camp students will learn to make the perfect addition to their handmade wardrobe..their very own purse. Choose from 2 sizes to suit your needs and select your favorite fabrics to make this a purse that everyone will be sure to ask – where it came from! Purse is complete with zipper pockets and adjustable strap, for an over the shoulder or cross-body purse.  Make it unique, make it your own!  For students entering grades 2-12.

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Instructor: Maeve Blessing

Recommended Experience Level: Intermediate to Advanced Level Experience. Students must have taken the Intro to Sewing camp or series of classes. For students entering grades 2-12.

Supply List: PLEASE PURCHASE SUPPLIES FOR ONE BAG ONLY, YOU CAN CHOOSE TO MAKE LARGE BAG OR SMALL BAG (SMALL BAG IS THE SAMPLE AT CUT & SEW)

Purchase 1 Traverse Bag Pattern by Noodlehead (available at Firecracker)

The pipings that come on a roll work for the “prepaid bias piping”
Only need supplies for Large OR Mini bag. Please purchase an extra zipper if you think your child will finish early

Large bag fabric requirements for class:

  • 1 yard fabric (for Exterior and Strap)
  • ¾ yard Lining Fabric
  • 1 package premaid bias piping or 3/4 yard piping bias tape if purchased on the roll (by the yard)

  • 1½ yards Fusible Woven Interfacing (Pellon SF101 – 20″-wide)

  • (2) ¾”-wide rectangle rings

  • (1) ¾”-wide strap slider

  • (1) 14” zipper for top zipper closure* (longer zipper is okay!!)

  • (1) 8” zipper for back zippered pocket* (longer zipper is okay!!)

  • (1) size 24 metal snap (optional for flap) – note if you purchase a snap you will end up needing to get a package of snaps since there are multiples in a package.

  • Thread to match Exterior Fabric

Mini bag fabric requirements for class (example in Firecracker is in mini)
  • 3/4 yard fabric (for Exterior and Strap)
  • ½ yard Lining Fabric
  • 1 package premaid bias piping or 1/2 yard piping bias tape if purchased on the roll (by the yard)
  • 1½ yards Fusible Woven Interfacing (Pellon SF101 – 20″-wide)

  • (2) ¾”-wide rectangle rings

  • (1) ¾”-wide strap slider

  • (1) 12” zipper for top zipper closure* (larger zipper is okay!!)

  • (1) 6” zipper for back zippered pocket* (larger zipper is okay!!)
  • (1) size 24 metal snap (optional for flap) – note if you purchase a snap you will end up needing to get a package of snaps since there are multiples in a package.
  • Thread to match Exterior Fabric

Recommended Fabrics: Cotton canvas, cotton/linen canvas, twill, home dec, Quilting cotton. Quilting cotton for lining.  Please note that a super heavy/stiff outside fabric will be more difficult to work with so if you go with one of the heavier options of fabric for outside try to stay away from any very stiff or very heavy/thick fabrics!

 

Additional information

Dates

Aug 5 week (9am-12pm)