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Chubby Charmer Tote Bag

This very popular class taught by Nan Rennie is back!  The Chubby Charmer Bag pattern makes up into a great big bag for carrying everything around, including bathing suits and beach towels.  This bag pattern can also be used as a 9" x 13" casserole carrier! And of course, all your sewing supplies are easily toted to class in this fun bag to make using one pack of 5" Charm Packs. Join Nan in July for 2 evening classes or in August for a Saturday day class!

Items Needed:

Pattern (w/15% class discount at All Brands Sewing Center)

Material for front and back of bag (48 5” squares or 2 charm packs - this is a perfect way to use your 5” die on your Accuquilt

1 1/2 yards Material for lining, handles and pockets

2 3/4 yards Fusible fleece for bags, lining, handles, pockets

2 3/4 yards Light Fusible Batting or Bosal single-sided fusible foam (this is for outside of bag)

Thread and bobbin to match for quilting and top stitching of handles

Changes to cutting instructions:

Cut 2 handle fabrics 6.5 x WOF

Cut 2 fleece handles 6.5 x 40 or 42

Cut 2 pockets (fabric)

Cut 2 fusible fleece for pockets

(1)  6x18

(1)  9x12

This bag can be completed in class if you prepare the following:

(1)  Cut all fabric (lining/pockets/handles/48 5” squares if not using charm pack)

(2)  Cut batting (fusible fleece and foam (if using it for outside of bag only)

(3)  Sew squares together for front and back of bag (as stated in the pattern)

Additional items:  sewing machine; bobbins; scissors; rotary cutter; clover clips (great for holding down handles as you sew); pins (if you don’t use clover clips); thread to match or accent your fabric

Questions?   Nan Rennie (804) 515-0133

Instructor: Nan Rennie

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

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