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Oxbow Tote - $45 Class Fee - Tuesday, 7/30 - 9:30 - 4:00

Class: Oxbow Tote

This class is for intermediate bagmakers.
Teacher: Alicia Czuzak 310/351.5804 /

Call or email me if you have any questions before or after class.

Date / Time: Tuesday, July 30, 2024, 9:30 am – 4:00pm
Class Description: In this class you will be making the Oxbow Tote Bag, installing a zipper, rivets (optional) d-rings and
strap slider and a snap (optional). We will be sewing through two layers.
of foam, so be sure that your machine can handle the bulk. Pre-work required.
Supply List
? Oxbow Tote patten (purchase before class – There is prework involved, cutting out fabric and fusing the
interfacing on.
? See pattern for fabric requirements. There are several options for the types of fabric combined with the different
interfacing. I used flex foam (soft and stable or bosal work just as well). You can also opt for 2 layers of batting. Her
video goes over all the combinations of fabric and batting.
? General sewing supplies
? Cut n’ Press or wool mat (small ironing surface)
? Water soluble pen, erasable or frixion pen.
? Polyester thread (stronger than cotton, best for bags) that matches exterior and lining.
? Rotary cutter – a new sharp blade is helpful.
? Size 14 or 16 denim needle or Microtex needle
? Small iron
? Small Scissors.
? Medium size cutting mat.
? Sewing machine with bobbins that will sew through two layers of foam.
? Good quality sharp pins and/or wonder clips.
? Pins that will be going through the foam
? Seam ripper, seam gauge (optional)
? Point turner (optional)
? Pinking shears (optional)

? Exterior fabric (Canvas, Cotton-Linen or Cotton-Flax or quilting cotton) see pattern.
? Lining fabric (Quilting cotton) see pattern.
? Accent fabric (see pattern)
? SF 101 (2-21/4 yards)
Foam Stabilizer or Fusible fleece (Pellon 987F 44” or By Annie’s or Bosal 58 “wide) ½ yard
? 7” x 19” Pellon Peltex 72F
? Zipper for top closure (see pattern)
? Cotton webbing 1.5 “wide 4 yards (PQW has natural and black webbing in stock)
? (2) 1-inch-wide D-rings and (1) 1 ½ “strap slider and (2) 1 ½ swivel snaps {Kits available at PQW)
? Optional metal snap (available at PQW)

Pre- class instructions
? Cut all fabric. Complete steps under “Prepare” heading, numbers 1-4 (fusing interfacing and transfer markings
? And quilt fabric if desired.
We will be taking a 30 min lunch break. There is a fridge and microwave available if you want to bring lunch or quick and
easy take-out nearby!

Reserve your seat for free! Select date, add name, and click "add to cart", check out in order to save your reservation. Prior to class, pick up the supply list and pay the $45 teacher fee (cash or check)

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