Factotum Bag

Originally released alongside the Sewing Society Kit in November 2021, this video contains exclusive hints and tips for making the Merchant and Mills Factotum Bag.

This video is perfect if you already own a copy of the Factotum sewing pattern and the supplies to make it but would like some helpful guidance on sewing it up!

This series of 2 videos don't replace the instructions that come with the pattern, instead Lauren shares her personal hints and tips that she finds useful to help you make a lovely project.

With over 30 minutes of footage, sectioned out with time stamps/chapters for easy reference and navigation, the key construction steps are covered, including: working with waxed cotton canvas, getting a neat, crisp finish, inserting a zip and adding extra top stitching, creating the 3D shape of the bag, adjusting the length of the strap, inserting rivets and much more!

Once you have placed your order, the video link will be included in your order confirmation email. The Factotum Bag paper pattern and a hardware bundle are available through our website (see below).

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