Beginner Sewing: Market Tote Bag
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Whether you aspire to make more of your own clothes or just want to fix a hem – you’ll never regret learning how to use a sewing machine. In this class, Cal will introduce you to the basics – including how to use your machine and sew a humble seam. Then she'll teach you how to make a lined tote bag with a pocket and boxed corners. It’s a perfect first sewing project to launch a serious sewing habit.
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials:
  • 1/2 yard medium-weight cotton or other woven fabric for bag
  • 1/2 yard light-to-medium weight cotton or other fabric for lining
  • all-purpose thread to match
Tools:
  • Sewing machine
  • scissors
  • ruler
  • pins
  • pin cushion
  • tape measure
  • seam ripper
  • tailor’s chalk
Downloads:
Learn how to:
  • Make a simple market tote bag
  • Use a sewing machine for beginners
  • Sew a humble seam
  • Make pockets and boxed corners

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on how to create a simple tote bag for beginners
  • 11 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Itemized supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by artist Cal Patch
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
505 users recommended this class to a friend
Sandra Lengyel
Great class! My daughters first sewing project and she loved it!
5 days ago
Susan
The video is very clear and the camera angles are tight and allow the viewer nice close-ups. Cal's explanations are also very clear and easy to understand.
January 8, 2023
j...@gmail.com
I think this is the perfect class for a beginner or someone who has not sewn in years. It is a good first sewing project. She is thorough and takes her time which I appreciate!
January 3, 2023