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Quilted Duffle Bag



Quilted Duffle Bag

You can make a beautiful quilted weekend bag that rivals a popular designer!  Using a pattern book by Cindy Taylor Oates, this class will be conducted over two days so that you can complete this project after attending both classes.   On the first day, we will cut and quilt the fabric for the bag and pockets.  In the second class, we will construct the bag with pockets and the zipper closure. This bag would make a great gift for anyone who uses a weekend type bag.  You select the size, shape and fabric for your bag.  I used Annie’s Soft and Stable for my bag, that you may see in person, at Sew Much Fun.   You will find that Soft and Stable product and others like it, give your bag and firm shape that will last.  I do not recommend using batting as the stabilizer.  Give consideration to your fabric choice as directional fabrics, or specific designs that might need to match at the sides, will be challenging. Fabrics that are one way will produce a bag that is upside down on one side due to the unique construction of this bag.  I do recommend overall prints that are not directional or do not have specific lines or designs to match.  Your biggest challenge may be selecting from all the beautiful fabrics that are offered at Sew Much Fun and deciding which size and shape you wish to make.  

Supply List

Items you will need for class:

  •          Duffle Bags book from Cindy Taylor Oates
  •          Sewing machine in good working order, largest throat machine would be best of you have a choice of machines for quilting.  If you have a small throat machine, then the smallest bag size would be best for you to make in class.
  •          Walking foot built in machine or attachable
  •          Cutting mat, ruler and  60 mm rotary cutter with sharp blade ( 45 mm may not work on thicker layers of cutting)
  •          Size 14 needle, and thread to match your fabric.  (You may choose one thread color for outside and another for lining if you choose.)
  •          Basting spray and your favorite marking pen that will wash away or disappear
  •          Pins and Scissors

Material

Small

Medium

Large

Main Fabric

1 yd

1 ¼ yd

1 ¾ yd

Lining

I yd

1 ¼ yd

1 ¾ yd

Contrast

½ yd

¾ yd

¾ yd

Soft and Stable*

1 yd

1 yd

1 yd

Fusible Fleece

¼ yd

½ yd

½ yd

 Hangbag Zipper*

14 inch

24 inch

24 inch

Spray Baste

 

 

 

Matching Thread(s)

 

 

 

*non metal, purse or bag zipper (standard zipper used for clothing is NOT suitable)

*need larger piece of Soft and Stable to avoid piecing

Note:  Some students have found that prewashed fabric works best with Soft and Stable/Spray Baste.  The sizing in unwashed fabric may make adhering more challenging.  This is a personal choice. 

 

If you have questions about anything regarding this project, you are welcome to send an email to Mhannah129@gmail.com.

$70  total for both sessions

 

Quilted Duffle Bag

Cost:
$ 71.00
for both classes