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Sun, Oct 13


Hello Stitch Studio

Sew the Range Backpack

Learn how fun it can be to make your own backpack. The Range Backpack pattern by Noodlehead is just the coolest bag around!

This class is SOLD OUT! Please contact us if you would like to be put on the waitlist.
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Sew the Range Backpack
Sew the Range Backpack

Time & Location

Oct 13, 2019, 12:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Hello Stitch Studio, 1708 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703, USA

About the Event

Learn how fun it can be to make your own backpack! The Range Backpack pattern by Noodlehead is just the hippest bag around. The foldover top closure lends a cool style to the traditional backpack shape while still keeping your contents secure and there's a handy front zip pocket for quick access to all your essentials. Pick out your favorite canvas and make the best bag in town!

Backpack features:

  • Foldover top with closure
  • Front exterior zippered pocket
  • Adjustable straps
  • Interior slip pocket
  • Hang loop

This class will cover:

  • How to insert a zipper
  • All about using interfacing
  • Attaching hardware
  • Tips and tricks to make sewing your bag more fast and fun

Skill level: Advanced Beginner - Intermediate: You have a few projects under your belt and are comfortable with using a sewing machine. You're ready to learn more advanced basics, like how to work with different fabrics or insert a zipper.

Supplies: The Range Backpack by Noodlehead pattern, hardware, zipper, twill hang loop, and interfacings are included with the cost of the class. You will need to purchase fabric and a zipper for your bag. A complete supply list will be emailed to you upon registration.

About the instructor: 

Valerie Gibbins is a native of Oakland and a lifelong sewist. She recently moved back to the Bay Area after attending graduate school in Philadelphia and working as a Textile Designer in North Carolina. Her obsession with fabric and passion for creating with her hands has provided her with knowledge in multiple areas of design: apparel, textiles, and accessories. In addition to her design knowledge, Valerie brings her teaching experience to Hello Stitch, where she hopes to encourage confidence in everyone's creative abilities. 

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Members use the coupon code IMAMEMBER at checkout to get a 15% off of the class cost. Interested in becoming a member? Find out more HERE!


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