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4112 S College Ave, Suite 112,
Fort Collins, CO 80525
Between Chili House & Hobby Lobby

Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm
Sat:  9am - 2pm
Sun:  Closed
We will be closed for
the following Holidays:
New Years, Easter, 4th of July, Thanksgiving & Christmas.

Brancaster Messenger Bag

Charlie's Aunt
Brancaster Messenger Bag

Brancaster Messenger Bag, By Charlie’s Aunt

This class is not for a beginner. We will cut the pattern pieces and fabric in class. Sew this simply designed bag in 2 classes. It has inside and outside pockets and a magnetic snap for the closure on the front flap.  Be prepared with the following and bring to the first class. We will be sewing in both classes.

  •        Sewing machine in good working order.
  •        Walking foot is extremely helpful.
  •        Regular sewing presser foot
  •        ¼ inch quilting foot (used for topstitching- The one with the guide is preferable.)
  •        Brancaster Messenger Bag Pattern (included in class fee) – will be provided at the store.
  •        Straight pins or binding clips
  •        good fabric scissors, paper scissors and small trimming scissors with a good point
  •        seam gauge or small ruler
  •        505 temporary adhesive spray
  •        90 Microtex needles
  •        matching thread
  •        Magnetic purse snap
  •        Decorative buttons for outside flap
  •        ¾ to 1 yard for main exterior fabric and bag strap.
  •        Heavy sew in interfacing (used 18” x 58” soft and stable for sample bag)
  •        3/4 yard fusible fleece or cotton interfacing for flap and pockets. (Bag sample has fusible fleece)
  •        ¾ yard contrasting fabric for the inside lining fabric and inside pocket
  •        ½ yard fabric for outside pocket.
  •        An additional 5/8 yard thin cotton or lightweight interfacing for bag lining

Skill Level: intermediate
Skill Details: Basic sewing skills
Materials Included: Pattern is free with class
Requirements: Advanced signup required. This class will close 1 day prior to the class if no one has signed up.
Instructor: Michelle Weatherly
Pattern is included in class fee - you will get this when you sign up for class. If you sign up online, ask for it when you come in to purchase any supplies

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.