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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 - 3pm
Sun:  Closed
for other store closures

*** SEVERE Weather - call ahead to make sure we are open.

The Retreat Bag Returns

Retreat Bag by Emmaline Bags

Sewing Level: Adult Beginner with some sewing experience.  This is not a super beginner class.  You should have some experience with your machine and sewing.

Class will sew small retreat bag. Kit is included with class fee (pattern, stabilizers pre-cut & frame)


  • Lunch or snacks
  • Sewing machine in good working order
  • Power cord
  • Foot Control
  • Scissors
  • Rotary cutter
  • Rotary cutting ruler 
  • **Mats are available for use in class
  • Retreat Bag Frame (see kit below)- We will make size A in class
  • NEW Microtex 90/14 needle
  • 40 weight all-purpose thread to match fabric
  • Matching bobbin
  • Fabric:
  •     small bag (A)        1 fat quarter for outside fabric
                            1/2 yard for lining and pockets
                            1 yard fusible interfacing - 20 inch wide (included in kit)
                            1/4 yd fusible fleece batting (included in kit)
  • Matching zipper -minimum size 18”.  Longer is great.  You can also use zipper tape.
  • Sewing Clips (no pins)

**** A kit is available for the small bag. 

The included kit contains: 

  • frame
  • pattern
  • interfacing cut to size
  • batting cut to size
Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Confident Beginner or Intermediate
Materials Included:
Pattern and hardware is included in class fee
Advanced Signup
Instructor Name:
Melissa Mangan

The Retreat Bag Returns

$ 45.00
Kit (kit is pattern, stabilizers pre-cut and frame) is included in class free