Workshop: Two Level Tote Bag (Krista Hennebury)

Date:                           May 12, 2018
Time:                          9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location:                    St. Agnes Anglican, 530 12th St. E. North Vancouver
Cost:                           $50.00
Kit cost:                      $25.00 – Includes pattern, leather handles, magnetic latch, rivets.
Add. Kits:                   $20.00 – Leather handles, magnetic latch, rivets only.

November 2

This design grew out of my experience making many purses, bags and totes designed by others. I wanted a stylish every-day bag that didn’t have a lot of complicated hardware, closures or heavy structure; one that could accommodate a few extra things that I’d need for traveling or hold a few purchases made throughout the day. It is the perfect pattern for a sewist looking to learn new bag-making skills. The bag is constructed from two outer fabrics; pair a few cotton canvas or home-décor print on the upper level with cork, waved canvas, lightweight leather or vinyl on the lower level.

Skills to learn; zipper window, sewing with heavy materials like cork, leather, waxed canvas or vinyl, installing rivets and magnetic snaps, top-stitching, boxing corners.

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