The latest class in the Creative Bug Bag of the Month series is released for May and it’s a great project to try out some new skills and learn about creating your own custom fabric as well as sewing with leather/faux leather. Learn more about the Bag of the Month series on Creative Bug in our earlier article.
Creating your own stencil for hand-printing fabric is surprisingly simple and lends a personal touch to this easy-to-sew bag. In this quick class, designer and artist Anna Joyce walks you through creating and working with stencils as well as fun sewing techniques for working with gussets, zippers and leather. As a bonus, the materials needed for this project will set you up for countless future stenciling endeavors.
Learn how to:
- How to transfer an image to the stencil film
- How to print a design onto fabric using stencils
- How to build an all-over pattern using a stencil
- How to sew a simple leather-bottom bag with gusset
BAG OF THE MONTH CLASSES
There’s a new bag pattern and class released each month in 2016. So far we’ve seen:
Jan – Linen Bucket Bag
Feb – Snap Clasp Purse
Mar – Screen print fabric fold over clutch bag
Apr – Weekender Bag
May – Stencil and Sew Cosmetics Bag
As new classes are released we think that they’ll all be added to this summary page featuring all of the bag of the month projects so far. Go and check them out and sign up for a free 14-day trial. Check out these bag sewing patterns and classes, as well as all the other bag sewing classes they already have in their library.
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