Learn how to make this cute crossbody bag! In this 4 hour workshop, Holly DeGroot will walk you through the process of making your own Forage Bag. You'll come away with a finished bag and new skills for adding darks, metal zippers and hardware to take your bag making skills to the next level!
- Hardware kit to make your bag (includes metal zipper, leather scrap for pull and grommets to add to your bag)
- Guided instruction during the workshop
- 15% discount on fabrics and supplies purchased for the workshop
Workshop instruction by Holly DeGroot. Snacks and refreshments will be served. Please arrive to class promptly at 1:00pm.
Required Supplies (not included with workshop):
- Main Fabric: 1/2 yard
- Lining Fabric: 1/2 yard
- Accent: 1/4 yard or fat quarter
- Interfacing: 1-3/4 yards (Pellon SF101)
- Zipper foot
- Matching polyester thread
- Fabric marking pen
- Glue pen (recommended)
- Sewing machine (in good working order)
You must bring your own machine with you to class. We do have a limited number of machines available if you do not have your own.
Workshop Prep: You must cut and interface your fabrics prior to class. Skip cutting the bias binding if you're not sure how, just bring your fabric with you and we'll help with that step! Feel free to stop in ahead of time if you have any questions!
Skill Level: Experienced beginner. You know the basics of sewing including threading your machine, winding a bobbin, sewing a straight line, and are comfortable with your sewing machine. Experience sewing zippers is a plus but not required, you will learn how to do this in class. Please take our Sewing 101 Workshop prior to registering for this class if you are not comfortable/familiar with your machine.
Workshops at Bijou Lovely require registration and prepayment in most cases. Workshops are non-refundable, but cancellations received 72 hours before the day of the class will be able to transfer their fees to another workshop. Cancellations received less than 72 hours prior to the day of the workshop and no-shows will forfeit their workshop fees. We cannot guarantee the same workshop will be available for rescheduling. Arriving 15 minutes late for a workshop may result in a forfeit of fees.
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*Workshops are subject to change or cancellation based on low attendance, weather, or other circumstances.