Join us Tuesday, Jan. 5 - Jan 19 at 9 a.m. MT to sew The Commuter Tote. Finished bag measures approximately 9" deep, 12" tall and 14" across the base with 6 exterior pockets, 3 interior compartments, double handles and a shoulder strap.
Jan. 5: Supply list, cutting and pressing
Jan. 12: Pockets, straps, zipper
Jan. 19: Final assembly
Project Supply List:
2 to 3 yards of 44" cotton fabric for the interior and accent
1 to 1.5 yards of 54" Twill, Duck, Canvas or Home Dec for the exterior
9" x 14" piece of Pellon 70
24" x 36" piece of quilt batting (Warm and Natural or Pellon)
2 snap sets + tool to install (small hammer and wooden cutting board is fine)
14" zipper (chunkier separating styles with metal teeth look best on bags)
(3) 18" x 30" interior cotton panels
(1) 24" x 36" exterior canvas panel
(4) 24" x 10" exterior pockets (two cotton, two canvas)
(2) 6" x 16" zipper panels
(2) 6" x 18" short handles
(1) 6" x 32" long handle
Whether you are a sewing novice or an expert in your craft, the sewing club offers you an opportunity to make new friends, expand your skills and share your passion for the art of sewing in a supportive virtual environment.
Largely self-taught, Andrea has been sewing full-time as a hobby and profession since 2006. She especially enjoys teaching, pattern design, sewing bags and accessories. It is her belief that creativity is an essential element of well-being and sewing is a practical and enjoyable way to express your creativity, connect with other artistic people and build lasting friendships. To learn more about Andrea and see samples of her work, visit Sewspire.com
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