$105

Ultimate Handbag Construction Technique Workshop with Cheryl Kuczek

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Fabric Depot

700 Southeast 122nd Avenue

Portland, OR 97233

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This is a hands-on class to learn handbag construction sewing techniques to build up and enrich your own handbag designs.

Techniques that will be explored:

  • Stabilizers, what works best for different handbag designs
  • Handbag top construction, 2 different approaches are made
  • Handbag bottom, what makes a strong bottom!
  • Pockets that last and do not rip out & how important is placement
  • Linings, how to make them indestructible
  • Straps that work and help distribute the bag weight on your shoulder, strap placement

What to bring to the workshop:

  • 1.5 yards of Muslin
  • 1.5 yards of a fabric to use to make sample construction techniques
  • 1 yard of sew-in fleece, if it happens to be fusible, that is ok too
  • ¼ yard of a hard interfacing, craft tex or Moldable by Bosal. Moldable comes in sheets, one sheet will work well too
  • ¼ yard of iron-on vinyl…if it comes in 3 yard rolls I will buy a roll and sell to students.
  • Thread in a bright color that can be seen easily
  • Machine
  • All sewing tools, snips, rotary cutter, rulers, pins
  • sack lunch
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Fabric Depot

700 Southeast 122nd Avenue

Portland, OR 97233

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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