Sew the Favorite Tote!

Foolproof video instructions for each and every step

Learn how to make 3 different types of pockets, sew a curved bag bottom, and attach a zipper panel. Currently available to This Little Light members only.
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Sew the Favorite Tote!

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Introduction and Resources
    • How to Download the Files In This Class
    • Introducing the Favorite Bag Pattern
    • About Bag Fabrics and Stabilizers
    • Downloadable Instructions - One Page Per Sheet
    • Downloadable Instructions - Two Pages Per Sheet
    • Bag Bottom Pattern Pieces - print at 100% and tape together
    • Exterior Pocket Pattern Piece - print at 100%
  • 2
    Lesson 1 - Materials and Cutting
    • Lesson 1 - Pattern Pieces and Cutting
  • 3
    Lesson 2 - The Exterior Pocket
    • Lesson 2.1 Mark and Sew Pocket Darts
    • Lesson 2.2 Make the Exterior Pocket
    • Lesson 2.3 Finish the Exterior Pocket
    • Lesson 2.4 Attach the Exterior Pocket
  • 4
    Lesson 3 - The Handles
    • Lesson 3.1 Stitch the Handles
    • Lesson 3.2 Turn and Press the Handles
    • Lesson 3.3 Mark and Topstitch the Handles
    • Lesson 3.4 Attach the Handles
  • 5
    Lesson 4 - The Interior Pockets
    • Lesson 4.1 Make the Interior Slip Pocket
    • Lesson 4.2 Attach the Slip Pocket
    • Lesson 4.3 Sew the Welt Zipper Pocket
    • Lesson 4.4 Turn and Press the Welt Pocket
    • Lesson 4.5 Attach the Welt Pocket Zipper
    • Lesson 4.6 Finish the Welt Zipper Pocket
  • 6
    Lesson 5 - Assemble the Bag
    • Lesson 5.1 Sew the Bag Side Seams
    • Lesson 5.2 Attach the Bottom of the Bag
    • Lesson 5.3 Finish the Bag Exterior
    • Lesson 5.4 Assemble the Lining
    • Lesson 5.5 Combine the Lining and Exterior
  • 7
    Lesson 6 - The Zipper Panel
    • Lesson 6.1 Make the Zipper Panel
    • Lesson 6.2 Sew the Ends of the Zipper Panel
    • Lesson 6.3 Attach the Zipper Panel
  • 8
    Lesson 7 - Finishing
    • Lesson 7.1 Trim and Press the Top of the Bag
    • Lesson 7.2 Topstitch Around the Top Edge of the Bag
  • 9
    Thank you and Happy Sewing!
    • Goodbye!