To continue to offer great classes at Linderella's Quilt Works, we encourage you to consider us as your first choice when purchasing class supplies and fabrics. When you do so, we will gladly offer a 15% discount to you on all fabrics and notions on your supply lists. The Weekender Totebag 4 sessions/2-1/2 hours each Materials List You will need to purchase or have the following supplies for your class (we have all of these items at the shop for you): • "Weekender Travel Bag” Pattern by Amy Butler • Exterior Fabric (based on 42” wide cottons): 2 yards (allow more if you’re trying to center a design) • Lining Fabric & Handles (based on 42” wide cottons): 2-1/2 yards • • Shape Flex - Pellon SF 101 - 4-1/2 yards (the pattern materials list was a bit tight, so we added a bit more) Pellon Peltex #71 (stiff fusible interfacing) - 2-1/4 yards • (1) 30 inch seperating zipper - color coordinated to your exterior fabric; • (1) Spool of Mettler or Superior Threads (or similar brand) 100% cotton thread that coordinates to both of your fabrics • (5) yards of 6/32” cotton cording • (1) package of Schmetz Jeans/Denim Machine Needles - Size 100/16 • (1) Package of 1/4“ Steam a Seam Fusible Tape • (1) package of Clover Wonder Clips or Jumbo Clover Wonder Clips • Not needed for Class but Nice: Stiffner for Bottom of Bag - 7” X 16-1/2” piece of cardboard, template plastic, plastic needlepoint mesh, etc..... You will also need these other sewing items to complete this project: • Sewing Machine/Cord/Foot Pedal in good working condition-please also bring extra bobbins and your manual just in case; • Please be sure to bring the following presser feet for your machine: -- All Purpose Presser Foot -- Zipper Foot -- Walking Foot -- Piping Foot (if you have one, please bring it, if not, you might consider purchasing one from your dealer) • A small travel iron and ironing surface (if you have one); (Since we have 6 students in class, this will make our first few steps go much easier) • Rotary Cutter & Rotary Cutter Ruler • Marking Pen of your choice • Basic Sewing Supplies such as: sharp scissors, straight pins (long glasshead pins work best), , marking pencil or pen; seam ripper, small ruler, etc... BEFORE CLASS: Please precut all of your bag shapes & interfacing prior to our first class. You will need to allow a few days to do your precut- It will take a whole day or at the very least a couple of afternoons....Also please read the pattern prior to your precut - this will really help! You can cut the pattern shapes out that are included in the pattern or we reccomend tracing them and cutting them out on Reynolds Freezer Paper (from the supermarket) so that you can iron them (shiny side down) directly to the fabric and then cut your shape out. Please follow the instructions for cutting your fabrics, SF101 interfacing and stiff interfacing on Page 1, Steps 1 & 2 of the pattern. You can also refer to each pattern shape for quantiies of each shape, interfacing etc. needed. (They do vary fom shape to shape so take note). Do not cut the strips for the cording as explained in Step 3 of the pattern. When you are complete with precutting, sandwich the Peltex 71 Stiff Fusible Interfacing (remember - these pieces should be 1/2” smaller all around from your fabric pieces as directed in the pattern) between the Exterior Main Panel/Main Pocket Panels and fuse the SF 101 lightweight interfacing to the WRONG side. Also fuse the remaining lightweight interfacing to the other pattern pieces. Please call us for assistantce if you have any questions at all. You are done and ready for class! If you need assistance with your precutting or fusing, we are here to help and you can make an appointment for precuting by calling the shop at 910-215-5981!
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