You can never have enough bags....... so why not learn how to make your very own handmade tote bag. Its practical, stylish and a eco - conscious alternative to using plastic carrier bags when you're out and about shopping, and saves on the 5p charge!
Our 'Bags of Fun' workshop is a great introduction to bag making and the perfect next step workshop if you've already joined us at our complete beginners workshop. During the class build on previous skills plus you'll get to grips with sewing straps, creating flat bottoms, learn about lining and making a button hole. By the end of the class you’ll take home a stylish and practical handmade tote bag.
You will learn how to do all these things...
· How to make a simple tote bag
· How to create straps
· How to sew a flat bottom into your bag
· How to sew a button hole and hand sew a button
· How to include a lining for inside your bag
· How to topstitch
· Pinning + cutting & ironing techniques
Material included: Covered button hardware. Basic tools of the trade and the use of our Brother Sewing Machines are provided.
Materials Required: Bring your own choice of fabric. We'll send you details of required amounts of fabric after you have placed your booking.
Classes are small, maximum class number is 6 guests, to ensure you get the personal tuition you need to help with your project and get the best out of each workshop we host.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a beginner improver sewing workshop. If you already know your way around the sewing machine, feel comfortable using it, threading, loading the bobbin, back stitching and you're able to sew a straight seam, then this class is for you.
LEVEL: Beginner Improver
MAKE & TAKE: Fully Lined Tote Bag with button fastening
VENUE : Solway House, The Crichton, Bankend Road, Dumfries
PRICE : £25.00
TIME: 6.30pm - 9.30pm
Please check your diary carefully and read our BOOKING TERMS
before you book a So Sew Pretty Workshop.
BAGS OF FUN! - BAG MAKING WORKSHOP listed in:
Sewing & Creative Workshops