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Level 2 - By Annie Class - Take A Stand

Take A Stand is a stand-up tote that comes in two sizes and has an easy-to-install zippered top that opens wide for easy access to the contents.

The Take A Stand tote features an adjustable, detachable carrying strap and plenty of room for supplies and more.

Two zippered pockets on the outside of the tote and two inner mesh pockets keep everything organized and easy to view.


The pattern includes complete step-by-step instructions for cases in two sizes.
The SMALL stand-up tote measures 8.75in (H) x 12in (W) x 6.5in (D).
The LARGE stand-up tote measures 12.5in (H) x 16in (W) x 8in (D).





PRE-CLASS work instructions: Cut & label ALL project pieces prior to class.
Purchase Project supplies and pattern at Savannah Sews.


As you make this useful bag, you will learn how to:


  • Quilt fabric with Soft and Stable
  • Inserting a zipper
  • Bind mesh pockets with fold-over elastic
  • Bind raw edges using Bias Binding
  • Add beautiful hardware
  • Carry Strap & Pad

What to bring...
**Your sewing machine (must be in good working and able to sew through several layers)
**Power cord & foot control
**Presser feet needed - regular, 1/4", zipper feet
**Thread/2-3 pre-wound bobbins (So Fine 50wt thread is recommended)
**Basic sewing supplies

**We suggest bringing a sack lunch!!!

Class Policies:

  • Class Fee is due at time of registration to secure your spot 
  • Class Fees are considered non-refundable... 
    • If Savannah Sews must cancel or reschedule a class/event due to illness, insufficient participants, etc., you will receive a store credit or you can request the Class Fees to be transferred to another class/event
  • If you must cancel, please do so within 7 days prior to the class to receive a store credit for the full Class Fee
    • Less than 7 days... you will receive a store credit for 50% of the Class Fee
    • Not cancelling will result in a loss of the full Class Fee
  • Hands-on classes only... require you to bring a sew machine in good working order
  • Only registered students may attend classes and/or events

Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details: Confident Beginner-must me able to sew an accurate 1/4" seam through several layers of fabric
Instructor: Savannah Sews staff
Learn By Annie's techniques to great zipper bags!!!

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.

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