Frequently Asked Questions
When can I take the class?
Join Joan in her studio to make the Harper Holdall bag now. Enroll to get started right away. Complete this course at your own pace, online via desktop/mobile, when it fits your schedule.
What access do I have to the class?
Grab a cup of coffee and sip a little, watch a little, and sew at your leisure. Your enrollment means this class is available to you with unlimited access on your schedule. Your enrollment does not expire and you can watch the videos as many times as you like. Watch the course in order or skip around.
Can I sample the class before purchasing?
Yes! Before purchasing, be sure to preview the first video in Lesson 2 in the Course Curriculum below to see the quality and detail covered in the class. Due to the digital nature of the content, enrollment is non-refundable.
What skills do I need for this class?
This class is perfect for the confident beginner and up: rotary cut and sew a straight line, plus a working knowledge of your sewing machine including needle position, stitch settings, and presser feet. This is a rotary cut project, no pattern pieces are provided.
What if I have questions or need help?
Joan is here with you each step of the way. Each lesson has a discussion area where you can ask questions, make comments, and post pics of your gorgeous Harper Holdall. Joan will answer questions a few times a week and your classmates can chime in, too.
What are the lessons like?
The class is a combination of video lessons and a bonus PDF version of the project pattern. Be sure to preview the first video in Lesson 2 of the course curriculum to get a feel for the class before enrolling. Joan's step-by-step instruction covers approximately 90 minutes of video lessons and covers expert tips for needle position, stitch length, construction tips, and final pressing for an amazing finish to your new favorite bag.
What supplies do I need for the class?
Harper uses three fabrics, Joan's Stiff Stuff interfacing for structure and Face-It Soft to reinforce fabrics. and a zipper. For the complete list of supplies and pattern recommendations: Harper Holdall Supplies
Still have questions?
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