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P320 - Sewing Leather? On a Domestic Machine? It’s in the Bag!

Russell Conte
9:00 - 4:30
Thursday - Feb 15

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$ 155  

NOTE: Sewing machine experience is required. This is an intermediate sewing class. You are being taught how to construct a project - not being taught how to sew. We will have 10 machines available for this class if you are traveling. Please contact glenny@artandsoulretreat.com to reserve a machine. If you live locally, please bring your machine and let us know so we can reserve for others!

Let Russell show you how to turn your leather woes to WHOAS! In this class you’ll learn the fundamentals to successfully sew leather on while being taught how to construct a leather bucket bag with an interior welt pocket. From selecting the correct leather, needles, thread, notions and feet to setting grommets, managing hardware and construction, this class will leave you both inspired to make and teach your own leather bags.

Materials Fee $ 50.00 paid to instructor at beginning of class Includes
 All materials and pattern for making a leather and denim bucket bag.

Supplies Needed to bring for Class:

BERNINA sewing machine, bobbins, smooth glide (Teflon) foot (Foot #53 preferred, Foot #56 will work), size 90 and 100 leather needles, thread trimming scissors, and a smile…

Optional items:

Cookies… Though they should probably be on the “needs” list…



Most of the required supplies for your classes can be pre-ordered from Collage. They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat. For further info and to place your order, contact:

Maria Raleigh



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