Aurora Sisneros

How to Work with Laminates

with Aurora Sisneros

Laminates are one of the most versatile fabric groups to work with. Due to their natural water-resistant properties, laminates allow you to work on a variety of different projects, such as placemats, coasters, the backing of picnic blankets, beach bags, grocery bags and more! They come in many different forms, but I will focus on three in this class:

  • Oil Cloth
  • Vinyl
  • Laminate Cotton
  • Some are stiffer than others, which can make a great sturdy bag or tablecloth, and some are lighter, perfect for raincoats. Aurora will give you many different tips and tricks on how to sew each kind of laminate to get the best look to your next project.

    The great thing about laminates is they are cost effective. Oilcloth, for example, is 100% laminated. This means there are no natural fibers, such as wool or cotton, and therefore bring the cost down! However, if you want a higher-end fabric for your project, you can get Laminated Cotton, which is quilting-weight cotton beautifully printed, and coated in a clear coat of laminate.

    Throughout this class, Aurora will also show you two different types of wallets to make with laminates. We have also included a pattern and step-by-step instruction guide to make your very own! Aurora will give you everything you need to be able to create your next laminate project with confidence and success!

    • 6 Sessions
    • 1h 23m
    Aurora Sisneros

    Aurora Sisneros

    Aurora grew up around sewing, her mother is a master seamstress who got her into sewing at an early age, and in turn, she got her mother into knitting and crochet after discovering it to be a more portable addiction. After spending 15 years as an IT professional, she realized that many women with high-stress responsibilities — either in the workplace or in the home — need a hobby in order to de-stress. It is her drive to inspire and support women to find their creative side through sewing and crafting!

    Bonus materials available after purchase

    Class Project PDF

    Download this PDF for a detailed step-by-step instruction guide to make your own laminated wallet.

    Class Pattern PDF

    Download this PDF pattern to make your laminated wallet as seen in the class.

    Suggested Tools & Supplies PDF

    See the list of tools & supplies needed to create this project.

    Meet Your Expert Video

    Download this video to hear how Aurora has learned to work with laminates over the years and how it has become one of her favorite fabrics to work with.

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