Online class with Brett Bara

Design Your Own Handbag

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Design and sew your very own high-fashion handbag in this class taught by author, designer and television host Brett Bara.

Taught by

Brett Bara found her crafty calling during childhood while accompanying her mom on trips to the fabric store. Today, as the author of Sewing in a Stra...Read more

Lessons (10)

Introduction
1. Introduction
Meet your instructor, Brett Bara, and learn how to use the Craftsy platform as you navigate the ins and outs of handbag construction.
4min
Planning Your Design
2. Planning Your Design
Choose your bags's basic elements, including the shape, fabric, color and stabilizers you prefer. Then make the challenging decision of which fabulous...Read more
16min
Reinforcing Your Fabric
3. Reinforcing Your Fabric
Learn everything you need to know about interfacing, which is the key to your bag's structural integrity. Brett walks you through how to match fabrics...Read more
18min
Constructing the Basic Exterior
4. Constructing the Basic Exterior
Discover easy and efficient ways to sew the bag, starting with the side seams, bottom and corners. Then you'll shape the bag to your liking and add fe...Read more
18min
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Taught by

Brett Bara found her crafty calling during childhood while accompanying her mom on trips to the fabric store. Today, as the author of Sewing in a Stra...Read more

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