With the Festival Bag project, you will cut and sew with cork and fabric, add interfacing to the fabric pieces, work with batting in a soft bag, and install 3 different zipper pockets. You'll learn how to add an exterior zipper pocket, a top zipper, and in inner zipper pocket. Finally, you'll add a removable adjustable crossbody strap to the bag.
Recommended Intermediate Sewing Skills
Remember, you get 15% off your supplies at the store
80/12 or 90/14 needles
rotary cutter and scissors
small cutting mat
1/8 double sided tape or fabric glue stick (optional for zippers)
marking pen or pencil
cork fabric (1/4 yard or piece at least 9" X 15").
Quilt batting (4" X (9" to cut rectangle for purse exterior)
3/4 yard SF101 Interfacing
1/4 yard exterior cotton fabric (for fabric piece and strap
1/4 yard or fat quarter for lining (can use remains for pockets if so desired)
1/4 yard of fat quarter for pockets
Hardware kit*: (2) 1/2" D-rings; (2) 1/2" swivel hooks; (1) 1/2 slider; m(2) #4.5 size 10" black zipper; (1) matching 9" or longer #3 size crafter's zipper
*kit available from instructor for $10 fee