june, 2021

sat19jun10:00 AM1:00 PMBoxy Zippered Pouch (Beginner)10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Type of Class/Workshop:Adult Beginner,Adult Intermediate

Event Details

A fun challenge for beginners (and it seems intermediate sewists too) is sewing a zipper! Let’s demystify the process of sewing a zipper by making our very own boxy zippered pouch. This shape of pouch is AKA a Dopp Kit.

This is an Adult Beginner class for ages 16+

Prerequisite: Our Intro to Sewing Workshop (or equivalent private lesson) or the ability to confidently thread and work a sewing machine. This could be one of your first projects, we promise zippers aren’t too tricky!

Skills Covered: Inserting a zipper, creating a lined pouch, boxing corners to create volume (optional)

Materials Needed (All registered students get 15% off in the Old Spool Shop!)

  • 1/2 yard of outer fabric (lightweight canvas, home dec fabrics or quilting cotton) Shop our Cottons
  • 1/2 yard of lining fabric (quilting cotton)
  • One yard of fusbile interfacing SF101 or P911FF; or 808 craft fuse for a stiffer bag  Shop our Interfacing
  • A regular zipper at least 14” long. Metal or Plastic is OK.
  • 1 spool of matching all purpose polyester thread.

Materials provided: Sewing pattern, sewing machines and all the tools needed.

By registering for this class, you agree to Old Spool’s terms and conditions. Please also see this page for information on our Covid related procedures. 


(Saturday) 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Health Guidelines for this Event

Masks Required
Physical Distance Maintained
Event Area Sanitized