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Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Nancy Green
Learn to Sew a Designer Crossbody Bag
Learn to Sew a Designer Crossbody Bag
Nancy Green, Instructor

Beginners can easily make this fabulous crossbody bag with Nancy Green of Pink Sand Beach Designs. Find out more in the Class Description below.

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They're fun. Casual. Convenient. And in style. With extra-long straps to comfortably drape across your body, crossbody bags are perfect for an afternoon of shopping or a lively night out on the town. You'll love wearing this designer crossbody bag. It's sleek shape hugs your body keeping your hands free while also making a fashion statement as the perfect accessory. It's also the perfect size for holding an electronic tablet such as an iPad or Kindle.

This Annie's video class is taught by sewing expert Nancy Green, owner of Pink Sand Beach Designs, a company that specialized in bag patterns and kits. Join Nancy as she demonstrates step by step how to cut, sew and finish this crossbody bag made with stunning batiks and quality fusibles. Her exclusive crossbody bag design includes a back zippered pocket for your cell phone, an inside lining with extra pockets, a secure top zippered closure and straps you can adjust to suit your body height.

In this class you'll learn:
  • How to choose the perfect fabrics for your bag
  • How to perfectly measure and cut fabric pieces
  • An easy zipper technique beginner's will love
  • How to create a lined zippered pocket
  • How to sew an inside lining with pockets
  • How to sew straps with swivel hooks and D-rings
  • How to adjust the strap size to suit your height
  • How to use fusible materials including fleece and heavy-weight stabilizer to give your bag shape that will last for years
Beginner sewers who can thread their machine and sew a straight line will be able to successfully complete this class.

Annie's online classes include downloadable and printable class patterns in PDF format in addition to the online video content. You can view online classes at your convenience, 24/7, 365 days a year from any mobile device, both tablet and non-tablet (phones, iPod Touch, etc.) but classes are best viewed on tablets or computers. All Annieĺs online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
FREE -- Class Overview
01:49
FREE -- Introduction
04:24
Tools & Materials
09:03
Getting Started
13:57
Making the Bag Front
26:49
Making the Bag Back
33:08
Bag Lining & Pockets
12:07
The Long Crossbody Strap
30:42
Finishing the Handbag Outside
25:17
Side & Bottom Seams
12:37
Finishing the Handbag
10:47
Class Wrap-Up
02:10
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Class Project Photos

Customer Reviews for Learn to Sew a Designer Crossbody Bag:

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5 out of 5 (Reviewed by 41 customers.)

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December 4, 2016
Glenda
I enjoyed the class. The instructor was precise in her instructions, taking the time to carefully explain what she was doing.
November 25, 2016
Violet K
This was a great class- easy to follow instructions. Good information on bag shaping, and use of hardware.
October 15, 2016
Harriet W
Annie is great and her bags are so different and challenging. I loved this class with such great instructions and a helpful after class response. I hope she makes more bags so I can enjoy more of her classes.
June 29, 2016
Linda G
I have made purses of all kinds before. This one was awesome!!!!!! My husband was setting next to me when I watching the class and he said he could make it because the teacher was very clear on everything. I also learned a lot from the class.The teacher Nancy Green is awesome awesome awesome, she should have 10 stars.
June 28, 2016
Valerie C
Excellent class. Great teacher

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