Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Sewing Tutorial

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Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Sewing Tutorial

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Sew a Colorblocked Shoulder Bag for spring! In today’s Stitch it! Sisters video, Deanna and Dana share easy tips for constructing our Exclusive Colorblocked Shoulder Bag! Plus Shop Our National Embroidery Month Sale at ShopNZP.com!

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Watch Stitch it! Sisters Program 207, Colorblocked Shoulder Bag!

Watch Stitch it! Sisters Program 207, Colorblocked Shoulder Bag! with hosts Deanna Springer and Dana Casey from Team NZP! In this video, the Stitch it! Sisters share how to make our Colorblocked Shoulder Bag.

Make our Colorblocked Shoulder Bag from two or more fabrics. Or, choose a fashionable fat quarter collection. Our roomy Colorblocked Shoulder Bags are beautiful – and functional for toting essentials. Our Colorblocked Shoulder Bag made with Clover’s Trace ‘n Create Bag Template Set by Nancy Zieman is a great sewing project for beginners sewers and seasoned sewists, alike! 

 

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Purchase the Exclusive Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Diagonal Bag Bundle Box featuring four coordinating Glohaven floral by Lila Tueller for Riley Blake Designs, Pellon Peltex, Pellon Sof-Shape, and bag hardware, along with Team NZP’s Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Sewing Tips Sheets and  Clover’s Trace ‘n Create Bag Template by Nancy Zieman – with step-by-step instructions and illustrations! You’ll supply the thread. Now available -at the lowest prices of the year- exclusively at ShopNZP.com!

Exclusive Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Diagonal Bag Bundle Box

NEW! Exclusive Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Bundle Box available at Nancy Zieman Productions at ShopNZP.com

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NEW! Exclusive Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Bundle Box available at Nancy Zieman Productions at ShopNZP.com

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NEW! Exclusive Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Bundle Box available at Nancy Zieman Productions at ShopNZP.com

 

NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Bias Trim Sewing Tutorial

Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Sewing Tips!

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Our Colorblocked Shoulder Bag outer bag assembly and inner lining assembly is magically completed with a combination of turning the bag right sides out and finishing with bias cut fabric strips!

 

 

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Construct Colorblocked Shoulder Bag

NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • With right sides together, insert outer bag inside inner lining – aligning side seams.
  • Align bag top side edges. Pin.

NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Stitch bag top side edges only. Do not stitch curved areas.

NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Carefully turn bag assembly right side out. Press.
  • Wonder Clip bag top side edges as shown.

NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

 

  • Topstitch bag top side edges as shown.
  • Baste stitch curved edges.

NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

Create Trim for Bag Curve

  • Using rotary cutter, ruler, and mat, cut two 3″ x 21″ bias fabric strips for curve trim.
  • Fold 3″ x 21″ bias strips right sides together. Press.

NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Center and Wonder Clip, or pin, cut edges of bias strip to edges of bag curve, leaving approximately 3″ of trim extending beyond bag edges.
  • Stitch bias strip to curves.

NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Turn bias strip to bag inside. Press.
  • Wonder Clip bias binding strip to bag.

NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Stitch binding in the ditch, sewing in the well of the seam.
  • Trim binding extensions to 2-3/4″.

NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Repeat step above and stitch bias trim to remaining bag curve.

Create Handles

  • Using rotary cutter, ruler, and mat, cut two 2″ crosswise fabric strips for handles.
  • Using rotary cutter, ruler, and mat, cut four 2″ x 20″ strips Sof-Shape Interfacing for handles.
  • Following manufacturer’s instructions, press Sof-Shape Interfacing to wrong side of crosswise fabric strips.
  • Using 1″ Bias Tape Maker, create bias trim.
  • Insert fabric strips into wide end of 1″ bias tape maker, using a stiletto awl.
  • Press folded fabric at narrow end of bias tape maker, while advancing maker.

NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Place two O-Rings onto fabric strap.

NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Pin fabric strap short ends right sides together. Stitch.

NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Press seam open.

NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  •  Refold fabric strap. Press.

NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Place fabric strap wrong sides together.
  • Slide O-Rings to opposite ends.
  • Wonder Clip or pin.

NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Edgestitch along fabric strap long edges. Stop stitching with needle down and pivot at each end – near O-Rings.

NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Repeat steps above and create second fabric strap.
  • Attach O-Ring to bag assembly by looping 2-3/4″ trim binding extension through O-Ring.
  • Double fold bias trim and stitch.

NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Stitch all four O-Rings to bag assembly.

NEW! Stitch it! Sisters Colorblocked Shoulder Bag Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

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Make one, or all four styles, of our Colorblocked Shoulder Bag! The bag templates are designed to be used over and over again!

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