Learn To Sew: Beginner's Tote Bag Class

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Learn To Sew: Beginner's Tote Bag Class

55.00

Wouldn’t know the front end of a sewing machine from the back? No problem! In this class, we’ll teach you how to use your sewing machine, the basics of pattern reading (with an emphasis on transferable garment making skills), and you’ll make this fabulously versatile lined tote bag! I’ve designed this bag to include several techniques that are useful in garment sewing, so you’ll be well on your way to tackling clothes next!

Skills you’ll learn:

-Using your sewing machine

-Reading a sewing pattern

-sewing straight seams and corners

-topstitching and understitching

-bagging a lining

This class is held Thursday, 4 July 2019 at Draper’s Fabrics - 394 Khyber Pass Road, Newmarket (free parking is available in the Old Brewery Carpark!) from 6pm to 8:30pm- This class has two instructors - myself, and Jenny- a professional seamstress. Together along with no more than four students, we’ll get you hooked on sewing in a creative and inspiring space!

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*Stop in to Draper’s Fabrics anytime before the start of class and they’ll help you choose appropriate fabrics for your tote bag! Mention you’re taking this class and you’ll get a 15% discount on your fabric!

Tote Bag Fabric: 60cm of stable, non-stretch fabric for the outside of your tote bag

Tote Bag Lining: 50cm of stable, non-stretch lightweight fabric for the lining of your bag

1.5m webbing for tote bag handles. I can help you choose webbing for your project, just let me know if you have questions!

Sewing Machine and manual (It’s best to learn on your own machine, but please email me if you don’t have one - we’ll be able to find a solution for you!)

Matching Thread

Sewing Kit: Thread snips, pins, machine needles for your machine, fabric shears, seam ripper

Supplied:

Tote Bag Sewing Pattern

Iron/Ironing tools

Skill Level:

This class is perfect if you want to break into the world of sewing but you’re not quite sure where to start. Whether you’re a complete beginner or you just need a refresher, we’ll start you in the right direction!