Mix 6 Tote

Steps to creating your Tote!

  • 1

    Welcome To Studio Y!

    • Welcome to Studio Y - Home of the WyseGuys
    • Why Studio Y - Be Inspired!
    • Building a knowledge base and how to get the stuff you need!
    • Walkthru of the Studio Y Course Tool - How to Navigate
  • 2

    Mix 6 Tote Introduction

    • Welcome to Mix 6 Large Tote Pattern - You'll have access to this video class for 1 year
    • Mix Six Tote Pattern - Print your copy here
  • 3

    Getting Ready...

    • Supplies for Mix 6 Tote Project
    • WYseGuY Tips for Making Better Bags
  • 4

    Prep and cutting your fabric for creating panels

    • Cutting your Fat Quarters
    • Fuse Interfacing to Lining
  • 5

    Exterior Panel Creation

    • Creating the Exterior panels by piecing
    • Adding the Fusible Backing
    • Deciding - Quilted panel or smooth fabric?
    • Choice: Adding Quilting to your panels to create a stronger panel
  • 6

    Lining

    • Creating your Lining Panel
    • Added Option: Creating your Lining and Adding a Slip Pocket
  • 7

    Your Bag Handles

    • Handles Part 1
    • Handles Part 2
    • Using a Bias Tape Tool: How to Make Bias Tape
    • Bonus Tip: Attach Handles with Invisible Thread!
  • 8

    Putting it All Together!

    • Sewing Your Lining panels together
    • Joining panels together
    • How to Box Corners: Cut and Sew Method
    • Final assembly and turning the bag
    • Finishing touches: Topstitch and Final Press
  • 9

    Bonus Tips:

    • WYse GuY Tip: Choosing Thread
    • Roll and Press (Clover Tool School)
    • Using the 20.5 Square Up Ruler
    • Trimmer By George Ruler (HoopSisters Video)
    • Interfacing and Stabilizer Comparison and Suggestions