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Retreat Bag



The Retreat Bag is a simple zippered pouch with a wide base and a wide structured opening. There is a casing in the top where you insert two wire frames (one on each side), which helps it stay open when open, and helps turn the corners down when closed. It has two optional slip pockets inside and a long zipper that helps it open wide.

The key to having a nicely shaped Retreat Bag is interfacing, interfacing and interfacing. One layer of interfacing and then a layer of fusible Thermolam Plus fleece on the exterior, in addition to interfacing on the lining and you are all set. Even with the interfacing, it makes up really quickly. You could try it with other soft stabilizers as well, and if you chose to, you could even leave out the frames and let it stand up proud. (But I think the frames really make it!) #emmalinebags  Here is our versions of the retreat Bags.  We love them!



Two sizes in the pattern and love how you have a large opening!


Skill Details:
Confident Beginner
Materials Included:
Materials according to pattern
Requirements:
Basic sewing machine with walking foot in working order, scissors, rotary cutter, thread, pins. Supplies according to pattern
Instructor Bio:
Quilter's Window Staff

Retreat Bag

Cost:
$ 15.00
Fee is for class only