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Sewing 103 Tote Bag




3 Hours

About the Class

Make a lined, interfacing stabilized tote bag.

In this class you'll learn to use interfacing to level up your sewing game! Interfacing is used in all sorts of sewing and craft projects to stabilize and stiffen fabrics. It is used in bags, collars, waistbands, cuffs, and more.


  • Sewing 101 or equivalent skills. You must be familiar with operating a sewing machine and sewing in a straight line to take this class. Instructor will not have time for teaching basic sewing machine operation, but a refresh is fine!


Student MUST bring ALL of the following items:

  • 3/4 yard of woven fabric for outer bag. Suggested fabrics: quilting cotton, lightweight denim or chambray, light to medium weight upholstery fabric

  • 1/2 yard of fabric for bag lining. Suggested fabrics: quilting cotton, broadcloth.

  • Matching Thread

  • DO NOT bring a stretchy or slippery fabric for any part of this bag.


  • Pattern

  • Interfacing

  • Sewing machine, but you are welcome to bring your own.

  • Shears, but you may bring your own.

  • Pins

Your Instructor

Kristin Gipson

Kristin Gipson

Kristin is the owner of Easy Going Sewing and has been sewing by machine since the age of ten. Kristin loves to share her passion for sewing with others and believes that creating or building things by hand empowers a person and bolsters self-esteem. Kristin is a Burda Certified Sewing Instructor and has been teaching people to sew since 2014.

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