Learn the theory behind the quilt-as-you-go technique by working your way through a charming potholder before creating the Tinker patchwork bag from blocks you create on the fly. Tara shows you how to use scraps from your stash to build out from a single square using a freehanded approach that celebrates the uniqueness of each quilted bag. Whether you prefer straight-line or free-motion quilting, your extemporaneous blocks will blossom as your bag comes to life. Add a simple pocket or follow Taras instruction for a painless hidden zipper pocket. Learn how to add material to the bottom of your bag for extra durability and box corners for extra stability. Finish off your quilted bag with a magnetic closure and eye-catching bias binding. Or hand-sew an invisible binding for extra sophistication.
Meet Tara and learn the quilt-as-you-go-technique on a potholder - the perfect project to get you started!
Prepare your pattern and begin stitching your patchwork bag.
Add your bag's bottom and apply interfacing and leather.
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