Nicki LaFoille

Divider Tote

Nicki LaFoille
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In this session, you will learn what supplies are required for the tote bag project, plus an overview of everything that will be covered in the remainder of the class. Nicki discusses options for customizing the bag pattern, including different strap attachments, interfacing, and extra pocket options.
Construct the outside of the bag by seaming the color block portions. Learn tips for topstitching and create and attach the handles to the bag using rectangle rings.
Create the inside of the bag, including pockets, magnetic snap closure, and the zippered inner divider.
Finish up your bag by putting it all together. Nicki demonstrates how to attach the lining to the outer shell at the upper edges and sides. At the end of this session, you will have a completed, functional, and stylish handbag.
 
 
4 Lessons
2  hrs 8  mins

Making purses, totes and handbags is a great way to practice your sewing skills, use fun fabrics, and create something beautiful and functional. In this class, you’ll learn tips and techniques to make your bags look and feel professional. Plus, get step by step instructions to make a color blocked tote handbag with a zippered divider pocket.

Nicki LaFoille

Nicki LaFoille has been sewing for over 20 years. After her grandmother taught her to hand sew at the tender age of 11, Nicki fell in love with the craft and went on to receive a degree in Apparel Design from Central Michigan University. She worked as Associate Editor, then freelance contributor for Sew News, Sew It All and Creative Machine Embroidery magazines and appeared as a guest on Sew It All TV. She lives in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan with her husband, daughter and red worm colony. In addition to seamstress, she is an author of several novels and enjoys gardening and canning the bounty.

Nicki LaFoille

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