Personalize your wardrobe with a custom clutch/pouch handbag

Zipper Pouch

Learn to create a custom, versatile zipper pouch at any size to store or carry anything you want.


Zipper pouches are such a great thing to have or to give as gifts, and you can make them in an almost endless variety of sizes!

These can be for kids to use as pencil pouches at school, your everyday handbag filled with essentials, a travel bag, makeup or toiletries bag, and so much more! You'll also come away with greater knowledge of various fabrics and materials to feel confident when shopping for future projects.


What You'll Learn

  • Determining size to make
  • Either creating a pattern or cutting to size
  • Putting in a zipper and how to use a zipper foot
  • Pivoting corners
  • Putting in a lining
  • Trimming zippers when needed

Prerequisites

This class is for anyone who already knows how to sew, or the confident beginner who knows how to use a sewing machine and basic sewing techniques. If you're new to sewing or want a refresher to get you ready for this project, check out the Beginner Basics class or the in-depth Intro to Sewing Course.


Materials to Bring

  • Flannel or quilting cotton:
    • 1/2 yard of fabric for your outer bag
    • 1/2 yard of fabric for inner bag (lining)
    • wash/dry your fabric before the workshop
  • 14" zipper
  • Zipper foot
  • Thread
  • Sewing kit: pins, scissors, snips, thread, extra needles, fabric markers, etc.
  • Your sewing machine if you're not using one of ours. Some projects may require hardware that may not fit or be available on our loaner machines. Please review the materials list carefully for any machine hardware requirements, and contact us with any questions.

Make sure to pre-wash and dry your fabric before class. All materials must be purchased before the class.

Contact me with any questions or where to get really cool fabric in town.


Price

Private Sewing Classes When and Where You Want

$35 / hour

Plus discounts for multiple people and classes

Duration
3 hours


Discounts

Group Classes
Discounts are available for multiple people in your group, so bring friends or family members too.

2 students
$85 / person (19% off)
3 students
$75 / person (28% off)
4 students
$70 / person (33% off)
5 students
$60 / person (42% off)

Multiple Classes
The more classes you take, the more you save. For consecutive classes taken within 60 days, the prices are:

  • Classes 1-2: Standard rate
  • Classes 3-6: 10% off standard rate
  • Classes 7+: 15% off standard rate

* Classes taken at partner locations are not applicable to be included in the bulk class discount.


Sewing Machines
Sewing machines are provided for free if you don't have your own.

Fabric & Materials
If you're not sure what to get or don't have time, needed materials can be provided for an additional fee. This includes pre-washed fabric, notions, thread, and any other materials needed for this class.




Travel Fee

Learn to Sew Where You Want

If you want the class/lesson to take place at your location, input your address to find your travel zone and related travel fee. The travel fee is charged per trip.

Zone 1 = $10 / trip
Zone 2 = $20 / trip
Zone 3 = $30 / trip

Zone 1 = $10 / trip
Zone 2 = $20 / trip
Zone 3 = $30 / trip
* Outside the travel zones, please contact us.

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About the Instructor

Vanessa has 18+ years of experience teaching adults and children. She was an instructor at the Stitch Lab where she taught intro and specialty sewing classes, gave private lessons, hosted parties, and ran summer camps. In addition to sewing, she has also taught art, English and grammar to children as young as two all the way through high school-aged kids. Vanessa has taught adults and kids of all ages, and especially likes seeing how everyone applies their newfound sewing skills to express themselves.

Vanessa is a full-time designer and seamstress, working with clients on a wide variety of custom projects and production, that helps to keep her current with the latest sewing trends and technologies. She is also a machine service technician and has expert knowledge on a wide range of sewing machines. This experience is shared with her students by showing them how to properly use and maintain their sewing machine.




Register

Zipper Pouch

Our sewing classes are taught on-demand, meaning they're scheduled when and where you want. Submit the form below, and we'll get back to you with our availability and next steps. Please also feel free to contact us with any questions.

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Address
Input your address if you want any of the sessions to take place at your location.
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Sewing Machines
Will you need sewing machines provided for some or all of the students?
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Fabric & Materials
Are you interested in having needed fabric and materials provided for this class/lesson?
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Yes
What are your sewing goals?
Availability
Select your preference for day(s) and time(s). We'll let you know the soonest availability for your preferred days and times.
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More Info
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Custom Sewing Services

Custom Sewing

Any of the items made in our classes can also be made custom for you. We specialize in creating custom clothing, decor, stuff for pets, and more.

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Contact Ronkita Design with any questions, comments or custom orders:

512-630-2115




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