Bag Making Basics with Sam Hunter!

Have you wanted to branch out into bag making, but were too nervous to start?  Sam Hunter is here to guide you through the making of her messenger-style, Chunky Wee Bag.  This bag is an easy first step to bag-making, giving you the skills and confidence to tackle more complex bags in the future. You won’t need any special equipment or to make this bag. You won’t even need to purchase any of that intimidating bag hardware! 

 This easy little bag has a compact shape and three on-the-go sizes – 6″, 8″, and 10″. Inside, the bag, you’ll learn how to load this bag up with pockets that you tailor to custom sizes perfect for your own needs. The videos include instructions for all steps from fabric choices to the completed bag. It's a fast, fun, and addictive bag to make. We dare you to try stopping at just one! 

What you will learn

  • Basic bag-making techniques that can be applied to future projects

  • Choose coordinating fabrics for your outer bag, lining and pockets

  • What to consider when using fabrics with directional prints

  • How to customize your bag with pockets, accent stripes or focus fabrics

  • Which stabilizers and interfacings are needed to make long-lasting bags

  • Includes access to course videos, downloads, the Creative Spark private community, and discussion with your instructor. Your course content does not expire.


+ A digital copy of the Chunky Wee Bag pattern, a $13 value

Chunky Wee Bag

Branch into bag making with this messenger-style bag!

Course Curriculum

  • Introduction

    1 Video 1 Text

  • Before You Begin

    4 Videos

  • Fusing the Fabrics

    1 Video

  • Making the Chunky Wee Bag Parts

    7 Videos

  • Assembling Your Bag

    5 Videos

  • Wrapping it Up

    1 Video 1 Text