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Three Little Birds Sewing Co

Portside Duffle Bag Class (VIRTUAL CLASS)

$ 75.00


The Portside Duffle Bag by Grainline Studios is a wonderful all purpose bag that features handles which can be carried or slung over the shoulder as well as a removable adjustable shoulder strap. Finished bag is 20" x 11.5" x 12". 

Students will learn how to install zippers, use bag making hardware, and insert a drop in lining. This pattern is designed for advanced beginners, but all levels are welcome, as long as you feel comfortable on your sewing machine. 

What you'll need:

All students receive a 10% discount on fabrics & supplies with the code VirtualClass. Please note this discount does not apply to the pattern). If you need help choosing fabrics/supplies, feel free to email us at

  • Portside Duffle Pattern 
  • 1.5 yards Exterior Fabric A (for top)
  • 1 yard Exterior Fabric B (for bottom)
  • 1 3/4 yard Lining Fabric (includes interior pocket)
  • 2 3/4 yards Fusible Woven Interfacing (Pellon SF101-20”/51 cm-wide)
  • 4 - 1” D-Rings
  • 2 - 3” long metal swivel bolt snaps (hooks)
  • 2½ yds of 1” wide webbing
  • 2½ yds of 1½” wide webbing
  • 21" zipper*
  • Recommended Fabrics: Medium to heavy weight fabrics such as canvas, twill, most fabric labeled home dec weight. Lighter fabric can be used but may need to be more heavily interfaced or interlined.

    Additional supplies + tools: Polyester thread, water-soluble pen/tailor’s chalk, cutting mat, ruler, rotary cutter, size 14 or 16 denim or Microtex needle, (optional) glue or glue pen or 1/4"-wide fusible web tape, (optional for interior pocket) ¼ yard of ¼”-wide elastic, setting tool if using spring snap

*We prefer Zipper by the Yard (by Sallie Tomato) for ease, but other zippers work well too.

This class will be held LIVE via Zoom. Login info will be sent via e-mail 20 minutes prior to class. Class will be recorded and the recording will be provided to students for 30 days after class. If you need help getting set up with Zoom or have any questions, please e-mail us at 

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