Learn to Sew: Tote Bag
Learn to Sew: Tote Bag
Learn to Sew: Tote Bag

Learn to Sew: Tote Bag

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Learn the basics of operating a sewing machine in this 3 hour introductory workshop.  Leave the workshop having sewn a custom tote bag!

Whether you’ve never touched a sewing machine before or need a refresher after a long break, this workshop can help get you going!

Skill Level: Beginner 

Skill requirements:

There are no prerequisites for this class; no sewing experience is necessary. These classes are for brand new sewers who have no sewing machine experience or for those who have not sewn in a long time.

Must be aged 16+.

In this workshop you will learn:

  • Basic sewing vocabulary
  • Basic fabric knowledge
  • Helpful tools you’ll need to sew at home
  • Sewing machine parts and functions
  • How to wind a bobbin and thread the machine
  • How to sew in a straight line and pivot around corners
  • How to sew in reverse
  • You’ll make a simple tote bag

Material requirements: 

  • 1/2 (or 2 fat quarters) of medium to heavy weight cotton or linen fabric
  • 2m of webbing (cotton or polyester)
  • 1 spool of coordinating polyester thread  

We offer a 20% student discount on all your supplies for this workshop! You will be sent a code to use online once you've registered for your class! 

Equipment requirements: We highly encourage you to bring your own sewing machine, however if you don't own a machine, one will be provided for you. If you’d like to bring your home machine, please remember to bring the manual (and foot pedal/power cord) and arrive 10 minutes prior to the scheduled time.

Group size: Maximum 5 guests to keep our classes cozy and fun!