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Retreat Bag



Skill Level:
beginner
Skill Details:
Advanced Beginner
Requirements:
Retreat Bag and Retreat Bag w/ Variations No need to be jealous of others cute zipper project bags when you can make your own. This simple bag is great for the beginner and allows for unlimited modification. With the unique wire frame your bag will open wide and hold itself open to allow you to find what you are looking for. Interested in more modifications? Take the Retreat Bag Variations class next to see what you can add. Instructor: Lyssa Rel Supplies Sewing Machine - optional - SWL provides sewing machines for all classes. If you are more comfortable sewing on your own machine remember to bring your machines accessories ie. presser feet, bobbin, power cord, foot control etc. (If you have a walking foot and are comfortable using it, bring it) Pattern - Retreat Bag by Emmaline Bags (It is a free pattern online. Please have the pattern printed before the class.) Fabric Scissors Square Ruler (4" x 4" or 6" x 6" will work fine) Marking Pen or Pencil Matching Thread Seam Ripper Pins Hand Sewing Needle Fabric and Stabilizer Zipper (you will need your zipper foot) * If you would like to add straps to your Large bag and are using the Strapping I will show you how to add them. That is the only modification we will be doing in this class. If you want to add extra pockets, change pockets, add a divider or do fancier straps I will show you how to do these in the Retreat Bag Variations Class. If you want to add straps you will need 2.25 yards of strapping. Buying Supplies: Fabric: 1FQ (1/2 yard for Large) Exterior 1/2 yd (3/4 yd for Large) Lining and pockets 1 yd (1 1/2 yd for Large) SF101 1/4 ys ( 1/2 yd for Large) Fusible Thermolam Plus. You can also use Soft and Stable by Anne's. When making the bag for the first time with Soft and Stable I highly recommend you make the Large bag. If so, you will need a lightweight paper backed fusible to fuse down the Soft and Stable cut to the same size. Additional Supplies: Internal Wire Frames - Style A for Small & B for Large Zipper - 16" for Small & 22" for Large Cutting Instructions: Please cut all pieces before class to ensure you finish in time allotted. Exterior: (2) 13.5" w x 9" h (18.5" w x 12" h for Large) for Body Pieces Lining: (2) 13.5" w x 9" h (18.5" w x 12" h for Large) for Body Pieces (2) 8" x 8" for pockets Tabs: (2) 2" x 3" SF101: *(4) 13.5" w x 9" h (*18.5" w x 12" h for Large) for Body Pieces *(2) 8" x 8" for pockets * The pattern has you cut these smaller then the body fabric. I prefer the extra stabilization in the seams. If you cut them like the pattern that is just fine. Fusible Thermolam: (2) 12.5" w x 8" h (17.5" w x 11" h for Large) for Body Pieces If you have any questions feel free to email me Lyssa@stitchedwithlove.us or give the shop a call 972.540.5355
Instructor Name:
Lyssa Rel
Instructor Bio:
Lyssa Rel

Retreat Bag

Cost:
$ 30.00