Fri, Feb 08|
Hello Stitch Studio
Learn to Sew: Sashiko Drawstring Bag
Make this adorable drawstring bag and learn two different sewing techniques: sashiko hand stitching AND how to sew with a sewing machine. This is a two session course: February 8 & March 8, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Time & Location
Feb 08, 2019, 6:30 PM – Mar 08, 2019, 8:30 PM
Hello Stitch Studio, 1708 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703, USA
About the Event
Make this adorable drawstring bag and learn two different sewing techniques: sashiko hand stitching and how to sew with a sewing machine. In the first session of class you will learn everything you need to know to make 2 beautiful, sashiko stitched panels. After completing your sashiko hand stitching at home, you will return to class to assemble your drawstring bag.
This class includes a kit with everything you need to make this project, in your choice of navy cotton with white thread or natural linen with green thread.
**This class is 2 sessions**
Make the Sashiko Panels
February 8, 6:30-8:30pm
In this session you will learn:
- Basic hand stitching techniques
- Basic sashiko stitch technique
- How to transfer a pattern to fabric
- Two sashiko stitch patterns: ocean wave and hexagon
Make the Bag
March 8: 6:30-8:30pm
In this session you will learn how to:
- Use the sewing machine to make a simple bag with a lining
- Make a boxed corner
- Make a casing for a beautiful, clean finish
Skill Level: Beginner (101) - 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: All supplies to make the bag are included with this class. Finished bag size is 7"h x 6"w x 3"d.
About the Instructor:
Kristen Takakuwa learned to sew at the young age of 8 and sewing has been a lifelong habit ever since. She has been teaching sewing to adults and kids for the last 10 years, and loves nothing more than sharing skills and enthusiasm for sewing with others. Originally a garment sewist, she expanded her repertoire to include quilting as well. When she’s not in the sewing studio, you can find her driving carpools, playing with food and talking to cats. Find her on Instagram at @mamacatquilts.
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Member Only Registration
This is a ticket for Hello Stitch Member use only.Price$76.50