Learn to sew - beginners workshop - learn to sew a canvas tote bag - Worcestershire

Duration: 3hrs

Price: £35

Run by: Judi Glover
at Sew Make it


Rectory Lane
WR10 3AB

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About the Course

In this 3 hour workshop you will learn how to make a lovely canvas tote bag with contrast handles and pocket.

Workshop is for beginners taking up a new hobby or those returning to sewing. If you have a machine sitting idle at home why not use it, its great fun!

Encourage your friends to not use plastic bags - gift them a handmade canvas tote

In a small group, you will learn how to:

- cut the fabric pieces, from my pattern
- Sew in a straight line
- Neaten edges
- Top stitch
- Turn corners
- trim seams
- make a handle
- make a pocket
- make a square bag bottom

Please bring:

- your machine and instuction book
- size 14 needle and replacements
- empty bobbin

Relax in a quiet rural location and enjoy making this beautiful and very useful tote bag to take home with a pattern. You will want to make lots of these bags. No more plastic bags!

I have over 35 years experience sewing, from learning to sew as a child making dolls clothes, progressing to dressmaking, home furnishings (curtains and blinds), accessories, always to professional standards. I design and make my own patterns, and work as a freelance tutor. I hope you will come along and enjoy my workshops, where I am happy to pass on lots of information and tips.

Suitable for 18yrs and over

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials (fabric & thread)
Please bring your machine if you have one
Tea, coffee, soft drink included

Want to review this course?

Attended this course with Judi and thoroughly enjoyed it. I particularly liked the small group as this gave us all the individual help when we needed it. I love the finished bag and will definitely be using it and making more as gifts for my friends.

- - #13053

Response from Sew Make it:

Thank you Tia, so glad you enjoyed the course. look forward to seeing you for the PJ workshop!

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Course Start Dates

Tuesday 24th April 2018
Saturday 5th May 2018

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