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Aunties Two Katahdin Tote Bag

Prep-work prior to class:

  • Wind at least eight (8) bobbins unless using pre-wounds
  • Cut 40 strips of 2 ½″ by WOF (if not using a jelly roll)
  • Cut 50 yards of light weight cotton batting either 2 ¼” or 2 ½” if not using a pre-cut batting roll
  • Press all fabric with sizing spray (except when using 2 ½” jelly roll strips)

What you will need to make this fabulous traveling tote:

  • 40 strips of 2 1/2″ x width of fabric or 40 jelly roll strips (bag body)
  • 1 3/4 yards of coordinating fabric for pockets, binding, handles, inside bottom, zipper tabs, and zipper bows
  • 1 – 50 yard roll of Bosal’s Katahdin batting precut to 2 ¼” or 2 ½” or cut strips from light weight cotton batting (used for bag body, handles, and zipper tabs)
  • 5/8 yard of double-sided fusible stiff interfacing for inside bottom (Firm Flex will work)
  • matching thread 50 weight polyester preferred but 40 weight is doable
  • 30" (minimum size) double-slide zipper with wide zipper tape
  • optional: 1/4″ plumbing tubing for stiffening handles or aquarium tubing will work too
  • Sewing machine with walking foot that can accommodate a zig-zag foot and 1/4″ foot with a guide, and the machine needs free arm capabilities; include power cord, foot pedal, sewing book, and all accessories
  • Denim sewing machine needles size: 90/14 or 100/16
  • scissors, seam ripper, pins, safety pin, rotary cutter 60mm recommended, 24″ x 36″ cutting mat, two acrylic rulers (1 large and 1 medium), cloth tape measure, disappearing fabric pen or removable chalk, teflon sheet or parchment paper, 8″x 20″ cardboard
  • Jelly Roll tube maker (highly recommended)
  • Sturdy straight pins that are long (plus 4 long-arm pins for squaring bag bottom)
  • Quick clips

Skill Level: Advanced
Skill Details:
Materials Included: Pattern and stays
Requirements: Folding tool highly recommended, cost $25
Instructor: Linda Gentle
Includes pattern and the "stays"

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