SEW-ALONG VIDEOS

Check out videos by SiahSwag and Seams Legit, both are talented sewists and give excellent, friendly instruction. For those new to bag making, check out KPD"s video of The Janie Pouch ASG Bonus listed at the end.

By SiahSwag on YouTube:

  • The Alyssa Hip Bag You'll be an expert at card slot pockets and sewing vinyl, along with making a belt strap and adding a turn lock.
  • The Cici Tote Bag  Learn to do a recessed zipper, a slip and zipper pocket, and adding an overlay.
  • The Claire Shoulder Bag Learn the trick to a great looking curved zipper placket and finishing pocket edges.
  • The Colette Bowler Bag  Learn techniques for sewing the curved gusset with vinyl and a curved zipper placket. Two types of handles.
  • The Duffy Bag  A large bag broken down into easy steps. Three zipper styles, making a flap, four different slip pocket styles. The Laila Weekender has the same basic construction..
  • The Janie Pouch  A great beginner pattern with pleats, a zipper with tab, and a contrasting accent. 
  • The Sunset Beach Tote. The Beginner Basics Collection - minimal hardware, lots of tips and "hand holding" for the ultimate beginner bag maker.

 By Seams Legit on YouTube:

 By Kaya Papaya Design on YouTube

  • The Janie Pouch ASG Bonus Never made a bag before? This video covers interfacing, pleats, zipper installation with tabs, a wrist strap, slip pocket, birthing the bag, and pressing.