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April 2019 - Pack it Up! Bag | MO

Make these fun zippered bags with a braid section at the top.

In class we will learn to in install zippers without using pins or clips using Wonder Tape.

Sewing supplies needed:

·       Sewing machine

·       The following feet for your machine would be helpful but not required:

    o   Quarter inch foot – for seams

    o   Edgestitch foot (In the Ditch foot) – for topstitching

    o   Zipper foot – for installing the zippers

·       Good quality cotton thread to match your fabric choices

·       Bobbins for your machine (to match thread)

·       80/12 needles

·       Scissors and Rotary Cutter

·       Pins/Wonder Clips

·       1/4” Wonder tape (optional but assist in installing zippers)

·       Point turner

·       Pack it Up! Pattern by Seams Like a Dream Quilt Designs

·       Mini Braid Template by Kate Colleran (optional but helps cutting braid)

·       D ring and swivel hook if you wish to have handle



 Bag supplies:

·       You will be making one of the bags during class.  You can begin a second bag if time permits.

·       See pattern.  NOTE: longer zippers than those specified on pattern can be used – we will cut them to size in class.

·       Be sure to cut all pieces in the Cutting Directions.


1.     Pick the size bag you wish to construct and cut and LABEL all fabric required per the Cutting Directions beginning on page 1.  NOTE: There are specific cutting instructions if you wish to use cork for the front and back bottom sections of the bag.

2.     If you feel comfortable cutting the braid fabric, do so before class.  If not, we will cut this during class. 


If you have any questions, I am at the shop every Friday (10-5 p.m.) and some Wednesdays you can come in or call the shop on those days.  You can also email me at

Skill Level: beginner
Skill Details:
Instructor: Jan

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