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786 Goldstream Ave. Victoria BC. V9B 2X6

Weekender Carpet Bag

Join Natasha's class as she leads you through the construction of the Carpet Bag—a spacious and stylish bag designed to accommodate clothing and personal items for a weekend getaway. Under Natasha's guidance, you'll master the construction techniques needed to create this roomy and practical bag, perfect for your travel needs.

Skill Level: Advanced
Skill Details: In a class focused on constructing the Carpet Bag, participants might cover various techniques, including: 1. Bag Construction: Learning step-by-step construction methods specific to the Carpet Bag pattern, involving interfacing, assembly of panels, adding pockets, and attaching handles/straps. 2. Working with Stiffeners/Interfacings: Understanding the use of stiffeners or interfacings to provide structure and stability to the bag's components. 3. Installing Hardware: Techniques for attaching hardware such as zippers, clasps, or closures needed for the bag's functionality. 4. Lining and Finishing: Steps for adding linings, finishing edges, and achieving a polished, professional appearance for the completed bag. 5. Handle/Strap Construction: Creating sturdy and comfortable handles or straps, ensuring they're securely attached to bear the weight of the bag. 6. Topstitching and Decorative Elements: Utilizing topstitching techniques or adding embellishments for both functional reinforcement and aesthetic appeal. These techniques will equip participants with the skills necessary to confidently construct the Carpet Bag, allowing them to apply these methods to future bag-making projects as well.
Requirements: 1. Supply List via Email: Registered students will receive a detailed supply list via email, outlining all necessary materials required for the class. This list ensures you're fully prepared to dive into the quilting experience. 2. Discount Offer: All supplies purchased for the class entitle you to an exclusive 20% discount on regular-priced merchandise. Take advantage of this offer to gather your quilting essentials at an advantageous rate. 3. Sewing Machine Rental: For added convenience, sewing machine rental is available at a nominal fee of $5.00 per class. While machines can be rented during the session, it's strongly recommended that students have their own machine for homework assignments and practice. 4.Machine Selection Assistance: Looking to invest in a portable sewing machine? Our experts are on hand to assist you in selecting a great sewing machine suitable for quilting and sewing needs. We offer a range of quality machines to suit various preferences and budgets. At our store, we prioritize providing you with the necessary tools and equipment to enhance your quilting journey. Whether it's acquiring supplies at a discounted rate, renting a machine for class convenience, or selecting a sewing machine tailored to your requirements, we're here to support your quilting endeavors. Prepare for an enriching quilting experience and take advantage of our resources to ensure you have everything needed to embark on this creative journey with confidence!
Instructor: Natasha Cloutier
Instructor Bio: Join Natasha in her classes and embark on a quilting journey where learning is infused with joy, discovery, and an abundance of creativity. Discover the art of quilting under the guidance of Natasha, who's dedicated her life to sharing the magic of this beloved craft.
Class fee only. Supply list will be avialable from Cloth Cloth before class.

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.