Free Online Class: The Sachi Bag


With Faux Leather or Cork Fabric

Be sure to purchase the pattern before taking this class! The written instructions and pattern pieces for this class can be downloaded here or you can purchase a paper pattern here

Join Jess from Sallie Tomato in the Sachi Online Class! The Sachi bag has been designed by the award-winning designer bag company, Meme Bete. They are known for their handmade, laid-back luxury bags, inspired by the islands and African fashion. This spacious tote can carry everything you need and more! It’s great as a weekend bag, work tote, or even a stylish diaper bag. This beautiful carry-all tote is meant to feature Authentic African fabrics and Faux Leather or Cork Fabric. You're able to carry all of your daily goods in this one stylish bag! Again, thank you to Meme Bete! We are very excited to collaborate with you!

In the tutorial video, Jess completes the project from start to finish, following along with the pattern. Throughout the video Jess also shares tips to help with the written instructions.

  • Introduction (0:00)
  • Fuse Interfacing to Coordinating Pieces (0:48)
  • Attach Accent Pieces (1:44)
  • Prepare Front Pocket (3:19)
  • Prepare Front (4:50)
  • Attach Top Accents (5:54)
  • Attach Foam to Coordinating Pieces (6:52)
  • Prepare Recessed Zipper (7:45)
  • Prepare Handles (11:35)
  • Make and Attach Slip Pocket (12:04)
  • Install Zipper Pocket (13:36)
  • Shape the Bag (16:55)
  • Attach Handles and Recessed Zipper (18:09)
  • Assemble the Bag (19:31)

FINISHED SIZE: The finished size is 13-1/2" wide, 14-1/2" high, and 5" deep.

FEATURES: accented exterior, front slip pocket with magnetic snap closure, recessed zipper closure, shoulder straps, interior slip pocket, accented interior zipper pocket, and boxed bottom

RECOMMENDED FABRICS: For the best results use quilt cotton, canvas, denim, laminated cotton, or waxed canvas for the main fabric. Use quilt cotton or linen for the lining. We recommend cork fabric, faux leather, or any other fabric that doesn’t fray for contrast A and B.

HARDWARE REQUIRED: All of the hardware required for this pattern is included in the Sachi Hardware Kit, or can be purchased individually.

ZIPPERS REQUIRED: 10" & 16" Single Slide Zippers can be purchased here

If you have any questions, we're here to help, so please just ask. Watch the lessons for this class in order, or just watch the section that you need help with. Please refer to pattern for the material and supply list!

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