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Beginners Handbag

soft handbag with birdcage design on frontIdeal for newcomers to bag making! Learn basic handbag construction methods and leave with a well finished, lined handbag and skills that you can apply to many different sewing projects.

Level -Basic knowledge of using a sewing machine is needed for this class.

The topics we aim to cover are:

  • Basic bag making techniques
  • The importance of interfacing/wadding in bag making
  • Creating a bag base
  • Adding metal feet to the base of the bag
  • Ideas for embellishing your bag
  • Adding a magnetic popper closure to a handbag

Materials needed:

You will need to bring along

  • 2 x 40cm x 45cm main fabric
  • 2 x 40cm x 45cm lining fabric
  • Matching thread

Wadding, Bag feet, a magnetic popper & handles will be provided.

Tutor -Aly Warner

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