Small Sewn Gifts: Insulated Lunch Tote

Melanie Smith, Sewing Pattern & Surface pattern designer

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9 Videos (49m)
    • Introduction

    • Materials & Tools

    • Cutting & Pressing

    • Make the Outside

    • Make the Inside

    • Assemble the Bag

    • Turn & Close

    • Closing Thoughts

    • Blooper Reel (just for fun)


About This Class

Do you frequently take your lunch to school or work, or would you like to? Maybe you have a hard time finding a lunch bag that isn't a licensed character or a boring color. Do you wish you could have a lunch bag that really represents who YOU are? Maybe you want to make a unique gift for a teacher or student. 

In this class you will learn how to make your own insulated lunch tote out of materials you can find in most quilt shops and fabric stores. The best part is, you can make this bag out of a few fat quarters and/or fabric scraps!

4 of 4 students recommendSee All

Great class, clear instructions. Thank you
Thanks.Good clear instructions! Including the 'mistake and how to fix it - great idea.
I love the fabric of this bag! Instructions are clear and i am inspired to start sewing again. Thank you.





Melanie Smith

Sewing Pattern & Surface pattern designer

I am a sewing pattern and surface pattern designer. I've had four sewing patterns published in two issues of Stitch Magazine (Summer 2014 and the Unofficial Downton Abbey Sews Edition). Though my degrees are in Engineering, I've been sewing since I was 8 and knitting since I was 24. I regularly teach private sewing classes and summer sewing camps in the Austin, TX area, where I reside with my husband and 2 kids.

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