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Let's Make a Purse

Weavers Guild of Greater Cincinnati
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Oct 12 1:00PM - 3:00PM

Let's Make a Purse

Thursdays, October 12, 19, and 26

1pm - 3pm

Instructor: Ginny Bolte

$75 WGGC Members / $100 Non-members

Materials Fee: $5

Class Limit: 6

In this class you will make a shoulder bag with zipper top, inside pocket, outside pocket, and a long shoulder strap, using yard of handwoven (or commerical) fabric, plus fabric for lining and shoulder strap. You will learn about purse "engineering," stiffeners/interfacings, linings, an easy way to put a zipper in a purse, and various ways to make handles and straps.

Skills needed: some (beginner+) machine sewing experience

Materials needed:

  • Fabric (yard of several fabrics to choose from for purse body, lining, pockets and strap)
  • Zipper (purchased after fabric is chosen in first session)
  • Thread
  • Good scissors, pins, seam gauge (if you have one)
  • Sewing machine (or use Guild sewing machine)

Interfacing will be provided by the instructor.

Your registration fee will be refunded only if the class is canceled or changed to a different day. Three participants are needed for a class to be held.

Questions/problems registering for this class? Contact the Education Committe by email at classes@weaversguildcincinnati.org. Questions about the class? Contact the instructor, Ginny Bolte, at ginnybolte@yahoo.com.



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