Online Class

Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag

Free!

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

Skill Level

Beginner

What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Over an hour of close-up instruction
  • Q&A in our virtual classroom with fellow crafters and makers
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

PRODUCT DETAILS

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.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Welcome to Your FREE Mini-Class
00:51
Learn how to use your free Craftsy mini-class!
2. Introduction
07:14
3. Drawstring Bag Part 1
16:58
4. Drawstring Bag Part 2
20:40
5. Bucket Bag Part 1
24:57
6. Bucket Bag Part 2
17:00

Additional Supplies Needed

  • For the drawstring bag, two fat quarters (18'' x 22'') of fabric
  • For the bucket bag, three coordinating fabrics for a total of 1 1/2 yards
  • Fusible interfacing and fusible fleece

Taught by

Kristin Link
Kristin Link
Kristin is the owner of Sew, Mama, Sew!, an online fabric shop, blog and sewing forum, which she started in 2005. Before becoming the mother of two daughters, Kristin was a teacher, a trainer and instructional designer. She has taught and written for people of all ages in a variety of environments, including public schools and corporate settings. In addition to writing for her own blog, Kristin is a regular contributor to The FabShop News, a sewing industry trade magazine.
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