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)
  • Zip
  • Tassel Fixture
  • Fabric for Tassel

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Cut your rectangles. Pin right sides together along one of the longer edges. Sew.

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Press seam open!

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Repeat for the second side.

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Pin your zip face down, right sides together onto the top edge of the fabric.

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Use a zipper foot to sew in place with a straight stitch.

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Repeat for the second side, carefully match up the centre join for a neat finish! Make sure the colour alternate on each side.

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Decide how you are going to decorate it!

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7. Draw around the heart shape in the middle.

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8. Cut out your leather.

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9. Sew Leather onto your bag! Around the outside of the rectangle first.

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10. Sew down the centre of the heart in the middle, if you are using one!

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Open your zip about half way! Place back and front right sides together. Pin around the 3 side open side.

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Sew around the 3 sides, pivoting at the corners and using the fly wheel to sew over the zip!

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Like this! Cut off the excess zip! img_1222-jpg

and the corners….

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and you’re done!!

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If you want to make the easy version check out this quick video!!

 

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmJxTP5Zf_I&w=560&h=315]

 

Happy Valentines Day!