Sew your Favorite Bag!

No matter your skill level! The finished bag is approximately 16 1/2’’ wide and 12’’ tall (not including the handles). The Favorite Bag would make a perfect travel tote, large purse, or carryall bag.

  • Includes 25 instructional videos in my easy to understand style. Jump to any step you want and get sewing!

  • Downloadable PDF with written instructions to help you follow along.

  • Instant lifetime access to all of the lessons as soon as you sign up!

What students are saying:

  • Favorite bag sewing video

    Linda Short

    Thank you once again for another great tutorial! You are a great instructor. Your voice is soft and soothing, your method is clear and concise. I'm anxious to make this bag as the other things I've learned from you are much loved! Keep up the ...

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    Thank you once again for another great tutorial! You are a great instructor. Your voice is soft and soothing, your method is clear and concise. I'm anxious to make this bag as the other things I've learned from you are much loved! Keep up the good work, you're awesome!!

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  • The Favorite Bag

    Robyn Turner

    Bravo! Cannot wait until I make this bag. The video is A+

    Bravo! Cannot wait until I make this bag. The video is A+

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  • Interfacing/stabilizer

    Mary Grace Ronan

    thank you. thank you, thank YOU! I have been working w/deco bond for years on bags & gift items & have not been happy w/it...it sometimes leaves the fabric not smooth ... no matter how much I iron it...your explanation of the 3 types is aw...

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    thank you. thank you, thank YOU! I have been working w/deco bond for years on bags & gift items & have not been happy w/it...it sometimes leaves the fabric not smooth ... no matter how much I iron it...your explanation of the 3 types is awesome...thanks again for great info!

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  • The best video tutorial ever!

    Tambra Vandal

    Enjoyed following along with the video tutorial to make my Favorite Bag. Each step was so easy to follow & loved how each step was made into sections so you can go back if needed to review it again or pause it while sewing. Love all the tips...

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    Enjoyed following along with the video tutorial to make my Favorite Bag. Each step was so easy to follow & loved how each step was made into sections so you can go back if needed to review it again or pause it while sewing. Love all the tips & tricks that were also included, that were new to me as I am a long time sewer. Love how my bag turned out & it’s now my favorite bag! Thank you Caroline, I have been a long time subscriber & have made many of your patterns & have loved sewing them all.

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And there's more

  • Use your favorite stabilizer

    Tested with 3 different kinds of fusible stabilizer to show you how it will turn out with fusible fleece, fusible foam, or craft weight fusible interfacing!

  • Sew it with quilting cotton, canvas, and more!

    Includes tips for making the Favorite Bag with different kinds of fabric so you will always get beautiful results.

  • Lifetime access

    Save your spot and come back to re-watch any part over and over again!

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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.
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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!