17min beginner

Get an inside look at maker spaces, as well as inspiration and tips for projects you can do in your own.

Episode descriptions

Raquel Olivo - Handmade Bags
1. Episode: Raquel Olivo - Handmade Bags
9min

Meet Raquel and see how she block-prints designs onto fabric and creates a small zippered pouch.

Angie Johnson - African Mudcloth Wall Hanging
2. Episode: Angie Johnson - African Mudcloth Wall Hanging
9min

Meet Angie of Norwegian Wood and see how she makes a wall hanging, from selecting fabric to sewing and assembling.

About the Teacher

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Join our creative pros as they take on the challenges from Bravo's Project Runway season 17. From fashion sewing and illustration to home decor, our in-house experts bring their skills, imagination, inventiveness (and humor) to the show's long-standing tradition. And, you just might get inspired to do your own runway remake!
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Ellie Lum
Ellie Lum
Construct a gorgeous waxed canvas tote with leather trim, all on your home sewing machine! Professional bagmaker Ellie Lum shows you how, step by step — from pattern drafting to securing hardware such as metal zippers, adding interior lining pockets and more. By the end of class, you’ll not only walk away with a stylish handcrafted bag, you’ll also have a repertoire of bag-making skills that will carry you to your next project.
Sew
Ellie Lum
Ellie Lum
Get ready to travel in style with the Woodland Bag! In this video tutorial, designer Ellie Lum helps you sew and construct a unisex dopp-kit-style pouch made with waxed canvas fabric. Learn techniques for inserting metal zippers, canvas lining, leather trim and more. The class materials include detailed instructions to make your own, and a kit is also available.
1. Episode: Raquel Olivo - Handmade Bags 9min
2. Episode: Angie Johnson - African Mudcloth Wall Hanging 9min

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