Online Class

Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch


Take this free mini-class and learn how to make two cute bags with Kristin Link of <i>Sew,Mama,Sew!</i>

Skill Level


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.

Class Overview

Looking for a quick, fun project that won't break the bank or tax your nerves? In this absolutely free class, the founder of the popular website Sew, Mama, Sew! guides you through the process of creating two handy and attractive bags. Even beginning sewer will feel at ease following Kristin Link's precise and simple directions – yet the finished product will look entirely professional. These cute and handy bags will garner praise when you carry them and raves when you gift them – if you can bear to give them away!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Welcome to Your FREE Mini-Class
Learn how to use your free Craftsy mini-class!
2. Introduction
3. Reversible Tote Exterior
4. Reversible Tote Lining
5. Zipper Pouch Front
6. Zipper Pouch Strap & Body

Additional Supplies Needed

  • For the tote: Three coordinated fabrics for a total of 1.25 yards
  • For the pouch: Two fat quarters (18'' x 22''), a half yard of fusible interfacing, a 9'' zipper and gluestick
  • Matching thread

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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