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Beginning Sewing Part 3: My First Tote Bag

This is the third class in our Beginning Sewing series.
There are so many fun things to do with bags and this very easy tote is a great springboard for other ideas. You will need to purchase your materials prior to the class or come to class a little early and purchase what you need. We have all the materials available at the Quilt Barn.

What you'll learn in this class:
~ Types of fabric
~ Interfacing and stabilizers
~ Constructing straps
~ Boxed corners
~ You will sew a lined tote bag

What You Need to Bring to Class:

  • 5/8 yard medium-weight fabric (drapery or upholstery fabric is suitable for this tote or you can use a lighter-weight fabric if you also use a stabilizer such as fusible fleece)Please call the Quilt Barn (254-829-7119) with your questions.

  • 5/8 yard cotton or poly/cotton for lining 

  • Thread(s) to match outer fabric and lining

  • Optional: magnet snap for bag closure (prong insertion is easiest to install)

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Prerequisite: Beginning Machine Sewing part 1 and part 2.
Materials Included: No. Please bring the materials listed above. You can choose to use our Bernina 830's or bring your own sewing machine if you prefer.
Instructor: Krista Loree
3-hour class

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.
Contact Info
Ph: (254) 829-7119
131 Halbert Ln. Waco, TX 76705
Monday - Saturday:
9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Sunday: closed