Online Class

Zippered Bags With a Twist: The One-Zip Way


Make three functional, beautiful projects as you learn Joan Hawley's method for installing zippers in one go.

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class resources, including patterns for three customizable projects you can download and print
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Joan Hawley
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

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

Class Overview

Learn Joan Hawley's one-zip method for sewing bag zippers to create accessories that stand open when they're unzipped. You'll sew two fun bags and a custom key fob using Joan's included patterns and tips for controlling bias edges, adding fun faux piping, creating boxed corners and more.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Meet the Projects & the One-Zip
Start by getting to know instructor Joan Hawley and the adorable projects you'll be able to make in this class: whimsical Sweetpea Pods, darling Becca Bags and versatile Fobio key fobs! Next, Joan will reveal the revolutionary one-zip technique you'll apply to your projects, as well as tips for picking the perfect materials for your projects.
2. Sweetpea Pods: Part One
3. Sweetpea Pods: Part Two
4. Becca Bags: Part One
5. Becca Bags: Part Two
6. Fobio Key Fob

Taught by

Joan Hawley
Joan Hawley
As "Lazy Girl," Joan Hawley always finds the easy and fun way to a successful project. A self-described geek and armchair engineer, Joan is also a popular author, teacher, designer and blogger. In addition to her successful pattern line, she has developed her own line of interfacing, Sew Lazy, and designs notions for Clover Needlecraft. Joan is passionate for purses and poodles, loves the thrill of the written word, collecting books, thinking about gardening and occasionally burning a new recipe.

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