SEWING WITH WILLIE J: A TOTE BAG STORY

William L. Jefferies, Owner/Maker, Jack & Jeff Denim Co

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7 Videos (1h 11m)
    • Intro

      1:06
    • Pattern Drafting

      4:59
    • Fabric Selection

      13:25
    • Sewing Pt 1 Handles & Outer Shell

      22:36
    • Sewing Pt 2 Pockets & Lining

      18:21
    • Sewing Pt 3 Connect Lining to Bag

      10:20
    • Outro

      0:25

About This Class

  • Sewing With Willie J: A Tote Bag Story is about learning the basics of drafting a tote bag pattern, building confidence and making your own creation from idea to finished product. 
  • Students will create a lined tote bag with pockets using medium to heavy weight fabrics.
  • This class is geared towards students with basic knowledge of using a sewing machine, some pattern drafting and the use of a measuring tape or ruler. 

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William L. Jefferies

Owner/Maker, Jack & Jeff Denim Co


Fashion + Art + Music. Its what I love to do. 

Hello there! My name is William and my obsession with the fashion industry started in 10th grade where I first learned screen printing and I began making t-shirts for family and friends. After high school, I embarked on a mission to gain further knowledge about the fashion industry attending Bradley Academy for the Visual Arts (AiYork) and the Art Institute of Philadelphia, graduating in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Fas...

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