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Camden Bag Digital Class

   
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Join Cindy Bruner and make the beautiful Camden Bag! Once you purchase the online class, it's yours forever more.  Download the PDF for class details, materials needed, etc; We'll send you your own private YouTube link to access the class. (Note: You will need your own Google account, which is free.) Skill Level: Advanced beginner to intermediate.

CAMDEN BAG

The perfect project for using those stray fabric strips or designer Jelly Roll collections the Camden bag design is very forgiving and creates a beautiful functional bag. (Note:Bag pattern has three sizes: Large, 18" x 16" x 12" Medium, 13" x 12" x 9" and Small, 13" x 9" x 9". For your first Camden bag, we recommend the Medium or Small.)

This online tutorial will show you how to use Jerry's Jelly Roll Jig to simplify construction to make your Camden bag faster and easier! You'll be surprised at how quickly these versatile bags come together.

Your instructor will guide you through thread choices, color combinations and needle selection, and share tips to make sure your project is stress-free. You'll learn step-by-step instructions on how to make strips that stay put, create a structured bottom, attach plastic tubing to create the double handles and add the finishing touches to make your bag special.

You'll receive:

  • An easy-to-follow HD video lesson, with 1+ hour of step-by-step instruction accessible online at any time.
  • From start to finish, detailed instructions with insider tips from an experienced instructor.
  • How to simplify the process of strip building using Jerry's Jelly Roll Jig – information not found in other tutorials. (Note: This project can be made with or without Jerry’s Jelly Roll Jig.)
  • PDF download with complete supply list. (P.S. Kit available online!)
  • Contact information if you have questions or need support.

SUPPLIES NEEDED

  • Camden Bag Pattern by Aunties Too Patterns
  • Fabric strips as required for bag size desired
  • Fabric for binding, handles and bottom as required
  • Matching thread
  • Bosal Duet-Fuse II On a Roll, 2 ¼”, 25 yards. (Note: Small or medium bag requires 25 yards.)
  • 1 yard double-sided fusible stiff interfacing such as Craf-tex Plus by Bosal or Peltex 72F by Pellon
  • ¾ yard stiff non-fusible interfacing, such as Peltex
  • parchment paper or applique sheet if not using Jerry’s Jelly Roll Jig
  • 5 feet plastic tubing, ¼” outer diameter
  • Large decorative buttons and other embellishments
  • Heavyweight hand sewing thread to match bag and bottom

KIT AVAILABLE!!
Our Camden Bag Kit includes Pattern, Bosal Duet-Fuse II; double-sided fusible Peltex, stiff interfacing for handles and plastic tubing. $ 45 and oh-so-convenient! Buy Now!

TOOLS NEEDED

  • Jerry’s Jelly Roll Jig (optional)
  • Size 7 milliner’s needle for hand sewing
  • Size 14/90 sharp/jeans/microtex/topstitch sewing machine needle (Some machines may require 16/100 sharp needles)
  • Wonder Clips  (approximately 25)
  • Chalk or marking tool
  • Circle drawing tool or large plate
  • Rotary cutting mat, ruler and rotary cutter
  • Basic sewing kit (including pins, scissors, marking tools, etc.)
  • Sewing machine
  • Walking foot (may be required for some sewing machines)
  • Iron
  • Rotary Cutter, mat, ruler

ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Cindy Bruner began taking quilt classes 30 years ago, igniting a passion for quilting and quilting arts.  After retiring as a public school teacher, Cindy quickly implemented her “retirement plan” to quilt (even more!), work in a quilt shop and teach quilting classes. She is a certified Quilt in a Day instructor, has had a quilt pattern published in Quilt Sampler magazine and developed the Jerry’s Jelly Roll Jig — a tool to streamline construction of Jelly Roll Rug-type projects. The Jig is now carried in many shops worldwide!

Cindy has taught hundreds of students, both new and experienced, in machine embroidery, quilting, and jelly roll rugs and bowls. Nothing gives her greater pleasure than sharing her passion with others!

TESTIMONIAL

I took Cindy's Camden Bag video class at a virtual retreat.  Her straightforward teaching style is easy to understand and follow.  She goes through the entire construction process step by step, with convenient places to stop the video and sew.  The video answered all my questions and really helped me to see how to pin and attach the bottom.  I appreciate Cindy's focus on making the process easier, eliminating unnecessary steps, and getting it done.  I love my finished bag!

I have taken several classes from Cindy and look forward to more!

--Wendy W.




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