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Learn to Sew: Lunch Bag

Learn to Sew: Lunch Bag

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JANUARY CLASS IS SATURDAY JAN 28TH, 2023  (1:30PM - 4:30PM)

**TO BOOK PLEASE EMAIL TANYA AT CLASSES@THEMAKEHOUSE.CA**

Learn the basics of operating a sewing machine in this 3 hour introductory workshop.  Leave the workshop having sewn a custom insulated or a custom single layer lunch bag for yourself or someone else!

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
  • How to cut straight lines
  • 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 a basic hem
  • How to sew in reverse

Materials Needed: 

Insulated Lunch Bag 

  • 1m Quilting cotton or light-medium weight canvas or .5 m of two different colour or printing fabrics (one main and one lining)
  • 1 m Insul-bright quilted insulation fabric
  • 1 spool of coordinating polyester thread
  • Sew-on velcro or snaps 

Single Layer Lunch Bag

  • .5m Quilting cotton or light-medium weight canvas or 2x fat quarters 
  • 1 spool of coordinating polyester thread
  • Sew- on velcro or snaps 

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: We like to keep our workshops cozy and fun, so attendance is limited to 5 guests.