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Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag

with Kristin Link
In this free mini-class, Kristin Link of Sew, Mama, Sew! leads you through two fun and easy projects you're sure to love.

Your favorite bag might just be one you make yourself with the guidance of this free mini-class. Kristin Link of Sew, Mama, Sew! offers easy-to-follow instructions for a drawstring bag you can embellish with embroidery, rubber-stamps or more, and a soft-sided bucket bag that's perfect for holding toys or craft projects. You'll learn clever tips for making drawstrings, adding exterior pockets, and reinforcing your bag. Both bags can be customized to any size. If you want to make a personalized gift, share a project with youngsters or just whip up an easy, fun bag for yourself, you'll love this class.

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Lesson 1. Welcome to Your FREE Mini-Class

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Lesson 2. Introduction


Lesson 3. Drawstring Bag Part 1


Lesson 4. Drawstring Bag Part 2


Lesson 5. Bucket Bag Part 1


Lesson 6. Bucket Bag Part 2

"Really enjoyed this class, learned some new tricks. Kristin is a very good instructor, giving easy-to-follow instructions & is very thorough with her explanations. Everything is covered with great detail, which makes this class great for beginner sewers. Thank you Kristin, & Craftsy, for this free course."
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