These handy zippered bags have sturdy quilted bases and vinyl windows for visibility of contents. A handle at the top may be used for carrying or hanging.
The medium, large, and jumbo bags also have colorful borders at the bottom. These borders may be pieced or may feature a single fabric.
Hold and organize everything from sewing supplies to puzzles, games and more in these sturdy bags.
Pattern includes instructions for bags in four sizes:
SMALL: 6½""H x 10½""W
MEDIUM: 10½""H x 12½""W
LARGE: 13½""H x 13½""W
JUMBO: 16½""H x 16½""W
NOTE TO CUSTOMERS:
Project Bags 2.0 is an update of Project Bags which was released in 2016. Just like a new edition of a textbook, this new version of the pattern features improved design and layout, easier-to-follow steps and diagrams, and our newest and best techniques.
We have also filmed an Add-On Video for the project to help you make the handbag. Since the Ultimate Travel Bag 2.0 pattern includes a coupon to get the Add-On Video at no charge, we would recommend that you purchase the new and improved version of the pattern.
NOTE TO SHOP OWNERS:
Project Bags 2.0 is an update of Project Bags which was released in 2013. Just like a new edition of a textbook, this new version of the pattern features improved design and layout, easier-to-follow steps and diagrams, and our newest and best techniques.
We have also filmed an Add-On Video for the project to help you and your customers make the bags. Since the Project Bags 2.0 pattern includes a coupon to get the Add-On Video at no charge, we would recommend that they purchase the new and improved version of the pattern.
Project Bags 2.0 makes a great class for all levels of sewists, from beginners to more advanced makers. We'd suggest at least a three- to four-hour class OR a full-day class for this project.
If offering this as a half-day class, we recommend that students plan to make just one bag (perhaps the Small or Medium) and that they come to class with their fabric quilted and everything cut out for their project. So, they should complete all of step I. Cut and Quilt on pages 2 and 3 before coming to class.
Project Bags 2.0 is a great class for beginning sewists. For beginners, we recommend teaching this as a full-day class so that you will have time to cover all this basics. As they make this simple project bag, students will learn skills for rotary cutting, quilting, piecing, making a simple interfaced handle, working with vinyl, inserting a zipper, attaching borders, and attaching a mitered binding.
IMPORTANT NOTE TO TEACHERS:
While the outer dimensions have stayed the same, we have changed some of the dimensions of the pieces on the front of these Project Bags. We have also added linings on pieces, including the zipper strips.
If you teach classes and have students working from both the original and the 2.0 patterns, remind students to carefully follow the cutting. marking, and assembly instructions in the pattern which they are using.
If students are working from the original pattern, we do suggest that they add fusible interfacing (and linings if they have sufficient fabric) to the zipper strips and border strips as directed in the new pattern. Understitching the border pieces as directed in the new pattern is also very helpful, so we suggest that they incorporate that change in their project.
Add-on Video notice: There is an Add-on Video(TM) available for this pattern. The Add-on Video(TM) is specially designed to support specific parts of the pattern and help the customer learn our best techniques. It doesn't replace the pattern -- it will enhance their sewing experience.
To support local quilt shops, related paper patterns include a coupon for the value of the Add-on Video(TM). This is a $5.00 value. Customers can then use the coupon to get the video for free on our website.
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