Okay, I have fully watched all the videos of a couple of the classes, but I have never made all of the things in a single video. The closest I've come is making a couple zippered pouches from the course "Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch." Since I have not made the reversible tote, I can't say I have completed the course.
This course is awesome! The instructor is great. I have found this is the case with most Craftsy courses (I mean, Susan Khaljie, c'mon! awesome! also great are Pam Howard, Linda Maynard, Sunni Standing (free course!), and Kenneth King. Others I have not found as helpful. I won't name names. Cuz ya know, maybe it's me.
I made my first zippered pouch because I bought this course and then remembered this snakeskin polyester I had a big remnant of in my stash from the Grandma Hipster skirt. I thought that though it made an ugly skirt, it could make a bag I would not be embarrassed to carry.
I was happy with it--I mean, it's not like it's hard to make! And so when I made the Maria skirt for Maria's wedding, I thought I would make a matching pouch I could carry around. I actually completed it in time for the wedding (shocker, but again, proof of how easy it is to sew), but I decided not to carry it. I was feeling a bit eccentric already with the whole effect of the too high-waisted skirt, my button-down magenta silk shirt, my truncated torso and droopy bosom, my Alice the Goon shoes, and my gloomy tights. Also, I had no jacket to wear with it, so I wore a gray wool cardigan. <<meh>> I decided that carting around my little matching pouch might be the element that turned the spotlight onto the whole ill-structured ensemble, broadcasting the hot mess that it was to all the celebrating masses assembled for the occasion.
These were a lot of fun to make. Too bad I don't use them. Actually the zipper on the side is a problem. They would be more functional if the zipper were on top. UPDATE: I use the snakeskin pouch as a pencil case that I keep in my bookbag (which I use as a "purse"). Very handy.