Beautiful Bowler Bag


Beautiful Bowler Bag

In this class you will make a beautiful bowler style bag using leather, faux leather, vinyl, or cork leather, which is combined with home dec fabric.  It uses a two-way zipper to open the purse a little or a lot.  Inside, the purse is lined with several pockets and one has a zipper to those special things like a passport.  Create your own one-of-a-kind purse!

If you want to bring a lunch or snack we have a fridge and microwave in our classroom. We regret that our washroom facilities are in the basement so we cannot accept students with mobility issues at this time.

Bowler Bag

Make a beautiful bowler style purse using leather, faux leather, vinyl, or cork leather, which is combined with home dec fabric.

$80.00 CAD

Skill Level

You should be comfortable with your sewing skills.  You will work with heavier fabrics and installing a zipper.

Lesson Plan

More Info


Next available dates:

This class will be held on Wednesday April 17 & 24, 2019 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

$80.00 CAD

Reserve your spot by calling us at 905-538-1396

Class Dates and Prices 2019

Class Descriptions HSC 2019


Bring to Class:

 Exterior fabric:

0.50m of quilt weight cotton or home dec fabric
0.50m of vinyl/faux leather or cork leather
OPTIONAL: 1/4 yard for an adjustable strap

Lining fabric:

1m of cotton fabric


2.3m-2.75m fusible woven interfacing
0.75m foam interfacing (0.50m wide)
35cm W x 15cm Heavy Peltex

Notions and supplies:

(1) 36” double pull zipper (#5 or #4.5)***
(1) 9” zipper
(4) 1” rectangle rings
(8) rivets (optional)
(4) purse feet (optional)
Double-sided tape or Fabric glue (ex: Fabri-tac)

OPTIONAL: for an adjustable strap
(2) 1” swivel clasp
(1) 1” rectangle slide


I am absolutely thrilled with my experience at Bra-Makers Supply. I took the 2 day Beginner Bra 101 with Beverley and Denise. While Beverley did my fitting and altered my pattern (which resulted in a perfect fit), Denise patiently walked all of us through each step of construction. Her instructions were detailed and offered extra bits of information not found in the pattern booklet. Any anomaly in my bra was due to not following instructions as closely as I had been directed. And now I know how to do better next time. I have a fair amount of experience with sewing and building various types of garments, and am happy to be adding a new skill set to my repertoire. I haven’t been this excited about something for quite some time!! One step closer to being able to build my entire wardrobe! Thanks so much Denise and Beverley.

Laura W.

Was in the November beginner bra class, and made a great bra – finally, a bra that fits! Great class, lots of support for the search for the holy grail, that is a great bra – and lots of inspiration for more creative versions. Can’t wait to do another class…… Highly recommend it for all who aspire to a custom foundation garment – yay Bev and team!

Beverly H. – Guelph, Ontario

I took the beginner class in December..loved it can’t wait to take another class..waiting for the Shelley class

Wendy P. – via Facebook

I took a beginner class and made my first classic bra…. It fits like it was designed for me! If u have a chance to take a class I strongly recommend it! Worth every cent…. Can’t wait to make more and fill up my closet! Also signed up for her craftsy classes to refer to at home. Great store too… Incredible selection of lace!

Danielle K. – Hamilton, Ontario

Have a question? Contact us.

Reserve your spot by calling 905 538 1396


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