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Zip N Grip - Tigard

Class description:
You can sew a completed Zip-N-Grip in just 1 day! Requires minimal fabric and hardware making it great for gifts.
Carry cosmetics, toiletries, sewing, art or craft supplies. The Zip-N-Grip is perfect for men, women and children.
The sewing pattern is ideal for an Intermediate sewist or any sewist who has sewn a bag with binding.
This pattern is domestic machine-friendly and can be sewn in all quilting cotton or a combination of quilt cotton, vinyl, or cork.
Note this bag is finished with binding.
Supplies Needed:

1/2 yard 

3/4 yard 

1 1/4 yard  Lightweight woven
fusible interfacing (Sew Woven or Pellon
ShapeFlex SF101) * Woven interfacing not
required when using vinyl/cork/waterproof

1/3 yard stabilizer such as
Decovil Light
10” x 10: piece of Pellon 71F Peltex 1
sided fusible (recommended) or Decovil Heavy
23"  #5 zipper tape for main zipper closure
+ (1 Zipper Pull)7.25”  #5 or #3 zipper tape for divider
zipper pocket+ (1 Zipper Pull)
7”  #5 or #3 zipper tape for lining zipper
pocket+ (1 Zipper Pull)
(2) 1" (25 mm) Rectangle Rings
Basic Sewing Supplies including sewing machine, scissors pins or clips etc.
Purchase the pattern from the following link:


Zip-N-Grip pre-class instructions


 In order to get the Zip-N-Grip done in one day, it is important to be prepared so we can jump right into construction.

We will start at 9 a.m.


  1.        Download and print the pattern from
  2.        Tape the paper pattern pieces together as indicated on the paper pieces and cut out.
  3.        Cut out fabric pieces.  If your fabric is directional and need help please call Julie.
  4.        Cut all interfacing as directed on the pattern pieces. 
  5.        Iron interfacing to pattern pieces.  The Decovil goes down first, centered on the fabric. (even space all around) The SF101 goes on top of the Decovil.



Sewing machine


Scissors (good and some you can cut plastic zipper tape with)

Printed pattern

Hardware (zippers, 1” rectangle rings).  We will have rivets and a rivet press to use.



Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details:
Instructor: Julie Walker

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Included Materials



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

(503) 538-1122
2414 Portland Rd,
Newberg, OR 97132

(East of Goodwill on 99W)

Mon-Fri 10-5
Saturday 10-4
Closed Sunday

Tigard location:

(503) 538-1122
11945 SW Pacific Hwy, Suite 210
Tigard, OR 97223

(In Tigard Plaza, Between JoAnn's & Dollar Tree)

Tues-Fri 10-5
Saturday 10-4
Closed Sunday & Monday