Fri, Aug 20|
Hello Stitch Studio
IN STUDIO: Learn to Sew 101 - Tote Bag
Have you always wanted to learn how to sew but aren't sure where to start? Or maybe you've had some experience with a sewing machine, but need a refresher? This is the class for you! We will teach you everything you need to know in order to make this great tote.
Time & Location
Aug 20, 2021, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT
Hello Stitch Studio, 1708 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703, USA
About the Event
Have you always wanted to learn how to sew but aren't sure where to start? Or maybe you've had some experience with a sewing machine, but need a refresher? This is the class for you! We will teach you everything you need to know in order to take our Beginner (102) classes.
In this class, we will be making lined canvas tote bags. You will learn:
- Sewing machine basics
- How to cut use a rotary cutter and ruler
- How to use a basic pattern
- How to cut "on the grain"
- How to make a tote bag
Skill level: ✂️
You've seen a sewing machine before, but you've never played with one, or if you have given it a try, you'd really love a little extra help to make sure you're doing it correctly.
Supply List: You will get a complete class kit to make your tote including:
- Cotton canvas exterior fabric in a variety of colors
- Cotton lining material
- Cotton webbing for handles
- Spool of matching thread
About the Instructor:
Chelsea Hard made her first quilt perched on the edge of the couch with her sewing machine on the coffee table. Now practicing better ergonomics, she is an avid quilt maker and enjoys all aspects of sewing by both hand and machine. When not purchasing craft supplies she’ll only use once or actively avoiding organizing her studio, she is the President of the South Bay Area Modern Quilt Guild and an award winning jam maker. Chelsea currently resides in the East Bay with her two sewing machines.
Class fees are transferable to another class or to studio credit if cancellation is made at least 72 hours before class. If cancellations are made after the 72 hour advance window has passed, we will not be able to issue refunds or studio credits. You can, however transfer the class to a friend. Read all of our studio policies HERE.
Youth age 14 and up may register for adult classes. In order to participate in class, all minors will need a signed parental consent form. If you will not be dropping your student off at the first session of class, please contact us and we will email you a form to fill out and send with your child.