Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 10:30 am to 6:00 pm
Location: Buttons and Bolts Fabric & Quilting Supply
27642 75th Street - Salem
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner (MUST be familiar with Free-Motion Quilting or Walking Foot)
Cost: $45.00
Seats Available: 6

The Magical Expandable Tote by Elaine Linn

In this class you’ll learn to make a The Magical Expandable tote bag from Elaine Linn of Elaine’s Essentials that can expand from a small bag to a large bag with just the pull of a zipper.  For this class you will need to do pre-cutting.

Printable cutting list

Supply List

The Magical Expandable Tote by Elaine Linn

  • Fabric #1 – 2/3 yard (for top of tote and inside pocket)
  • Fabric #2 – 1 yard (for the middle of tote and strap)
  • Fabric #3 – 2/3 yard (for bottom of tote)
  • Four 1-9/16” grommets
  • Two 22” separating sport zippers to match fabric
  • 1 yard iron-on batting or fusible fleece
  • 1/2 yard lightweight iron-on interfacing
  • Fabric glue – Beacon 527 or similar
  • sewing machine
  • zipper foot
  • walking foot
  • seam ripper
  • shears/scissors
  • pins
  • spare needles
  • thread to match fabric and pre-wound bobbins
  • 6″ x 24″ ruler (minimum)
  • Rotary cutter & cutting mat


Bookings are no longer allowed on this date. Please contact the shop directly to check for availability.

Cancellations no longer allowed on this date.