How to Make an Adjustable Padded Strap

Cherie Killilea, Sewing Instructor and Technical Writer

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7 Videos (10m)
    • Materials, and Preparing the Fabric

    • Adding Foam and Pinning

    • Stitching 1

    • Stitching 2

    • Adding the Strap Adjuster

    • Adding the Snap Clips

    • The Strap in Action and Upcoming Projects


About This Class


Make an adjustable padded strap with snap clips on the ends for attaching to your favorite bags. I walk you through what materials to use, how to sew the strap and how to attach the hardware.


10 of 10 students recommendSee All

Super clear, easy to see instructions. Thank you for putting this class together on something that is such a nice-to-have on any bag, and indeed, can be tricky to get right! I'm going to be able to up-grade my bags now! Thank you & looking forward to your next class too! :)
Gail Wyman

Graphic Designer, Maker, Artist-in-Training

Watch this class before you make a strap yourself, and you won't have to unpick because you attached the various hardware in the wrong order.
Karen Tiede

Making something out of not much for a long time





Cherie Killilea

Sewing Instructor and Technical Writer

My full time business is designing products and writing the sewing patterns for them. You can find my work in the Simplicity catalog. I also teach slipcover sewing at Like my StudioCherie facebook page to see new patterns as I release them.

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