Sunday 15 March
15 March @ 9:30 am - 12:45 pm$100.00
Learn how to make this versatile fabric storage tote. You’ll find many uses for your handmade tote – it can be used as a bag or simply fold down the top edge to use it as a handy storage bucket – perfect for craft projects, toys, magazines or even that extra throw rug.
You’ll receive a workshop kit that contains the pre-cut leather handles (in a choice of black, chocolate brown or tan), rivets, pre-cut fusible interfacing panels and step by step instructions. You’ll need to bring along your own fabric selections for this project. Please choose a quality mid-weight fabric and a coordinated lining fabric. We recommend using a heavy linen, light upholstery grade, cotton duck, bark cloth, denim or canvas to create the perfect combination for your customised tote.
- Use of sewing machine
- Fusible interfacing
- Leather handles
- Written instruction sheet
- 1 x Pre-cut panel – exterior fabric 92 cm x 38 cm
- 1 x Pre-cut panel – interior fabric 92 cm x 38 cm
- 2 x Pre-cut panels – base fabric 33 cm square (PLEASE NOTE: the exterior and interior base panel can be cut from either the exterior or interior fabric)
- Thread to match your fabric selection
- Please choose fabric that is mid weight, light upholstery grade, cotton/linen blend, denim, cotton duck or similar
The finished bucket is 35 cm H x 45 cm W and is light weight yet sturdy and sits upright even when empty.
Experience required: Please note this is not a Learn to Sew workshop. Basic sewing skills are required. Minimum age is 16.
Tutor: Karen Wright from Zenzero Design will be your tutor and guide you step-by-step through the process.
About Karen: A lover of all things handcrafted and an all round crafty type, Karen Wright is cut from the same maker’s cloth as Julie Hillier….in fact they are sisters!
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