Class Set

Sew Sturdy Bags with Annie Unrein 5-Class Set




Become a successful sewer with this 5-class set led by Anne Unrein! Begin by creating a quilted bag perfect for all your travel endeavors before getting organized with fun and fabulous home storage. From backpacks to messenger bags, you’re guaranteed to leave this class with stylish and functional bags and exciting new skills.

For a more detailed summary of each class included in this set, see the “Classes Included” tab below.

NOTE: After purchase, all individual classes within this set will be made available in your Craftsy account. You will be able to enjoy your purchased classes within your library anytime without losing access.

Classes Included

Sew Sturdy: The Ultimate Travel Bag (2h 57m)
Don’t take one more trip with a bag you don’t love! Learn how to make a quilted bag that’s perfect for travel with beloved instructor Annie Unrein. In this class, learn step-by-step construction, starting with with how to create sturdy quilted fabric with foam stabilizer that will become the bag’s front, back and side panels. From there, you’ll create reinforced handles and sturdy straps. Next, Annie will teach you how to make slip pockets, mesh pockets, combination slip-and-zip pockets and other variations. With your bag almost ready to construct, Annie will help you add a stabilizer sleeve to the bottom of the bag, install zippers, shape the bag’s edges and bind them beautifully. Then you’ll be ready to join the bag front and back to the side strip, before binding the edges and adding a few last details for a fabulous finish.

Sew Sturdy: Home Organizers (2h 50m)
Get organized with home storage that features the best of both fun style and fabulous functionality! Join expert and designer Annie Unrein as she shows you how to sew organizers for a beautiful, handmade way to keep track of knickknacks, notions and anything else that might fit. Take the fuss out of working with multiple layers using Annie’s tricks for sewing through layered fabric and stabilizer. Then, quilt fabric pieces and combine them with zippers and pockets for sturdy, standing organizers. You’ll also get insider tricks for working with bias binding and learn how to seamlessly join binding for a polished look. Plus, customize your organizers to meet your needs with labels, handles, lids and more!

Sew Sturdy: The Essential Backpack (2h 42m)
Stay hands-free and organized with a backpack you sew yourself.

Join designer Annie Unrein as she guides you step by step through creating a stylish, durable and professional-quality backpack with pockets, zippered compartments, a magnetic flap and more.

Sew Sturdy: The Multitasking Messenger Bag (3h 15m)
Sew a stylish and functional bag that’s perfect for work, school, traveling and more – no quilting required!

Follow along with expert designer Annie Unrein as she guides you to sew a comfortable messenger bag complete with pockets — including a mesh one for your laptop — an adjustable carrying strap, zippers and dividers to keep your things neat and organized. Plus you can customize it for both men and women. Along the way, learn Annie’s trademark techniques for bias binding, handbag zippers, detailing and more.

Sew Sturdy: Travel Organizers (3h 54m)
Learn the secrets to professional-quality bags as you sew two cute and functional organizers with pattern designer Annie Unrein! Learn how to choose the best batting for quilted components, select a stabilizer for bags with great body, and find out how to sew vinyl and mesh with ease. Then, turn handles, install hardware, and bind edges like a pro. Annie will also share insider tips for installing zippers around curves. You’ll even discover ways to work with zippers by the yard to save yourself money and time. Add polished finishing details and showcase the fruits of your labor – a soft storage binder for sewing supplies, toiletries and beyond, and a travel cosmetic organizer that will keep everything in its place.

Your Instructor

Annie Unrein

Annie Unrein is an expert quilter, pattern designer and teacher. Her quilts and designs have appeared in publications such as Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting, Quilt, and Memory Makers magazines. She also created ByAnnie’s Soft and Stable™, a product that adds body, stability and professional finish to purses, bags and home décor.

Bonus Materials

Each class in this set comes with a helpful downloadable PDF that will add to the fun and success of each class. In total, you will gain access to 6 PDFs containing  125 pages of content, which you can view online anytime or print out to reference.

Sew Sturdy: The Ultimate Travel Bag - Supplies and Instructions

Bonus materials available after purchase

Class Materials

Bonus materials available after purchase

Sew Sturdy: The Essential Backpack - Supplies and Pattern

Bonus materials available after purchase

Sew Sturdy: The Multitasking Messenger Bag - Class Materials

Bonus materials available after purchase

Hanging Cosmetics Bag, Everything in Its Place Organizer

Bonus materials available after purchase

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