Great for Valentines Day, fill with your sweetheart’s favourite treats! Or just make one for your self! Here’s a step by step sew along of the advanced version with one of our students!
You will need:
- 1 x Bag on fold
- Or 4 x rectangles
- 1 x Rectangle of leather
(with hearts cut out)
- Tassel Fixture
- Fabric for Tassel
Cut your rectangles. Pin right sides together along one of the longer edges. Sew.
Press seam open!
Repeat for the second side.
Pin your zip face down, right sides together onto the top edge of the fabric.
Use a zipper foot to sew in place with a straight stitch.
Repeat for the second side, carefully match up the centre join for a neat finish! Make sure the colour alternate on each side.
Decide how you are going to decorate it!
7. Draw around the heart shape in the middle.
8. Cut out your leather.
9. Sew Leather onto your bag! Around the outside of the rectangle first.
10. Sew down the centre of the heart in the middle, if you are using one!
Open your zip about half way! Place back and front right sides together. Pin around the 3 side open side.
Sew around the 3 sides, pivoting at the corners and using the fly wheel to sew over the zip!
Like this! Cut off the excess zip!
and the corners….
and you’re done!!
If you want to make the easy version check out this quick video!!
Happy Valentines Day!