After the last newsletter, I got a request, via email, from Lisa. Lisa started her crafting journey ages ago when she took the quilt making workshop here at the Studio. Since then, she has gone on to do many creative things, including dressmaking, but was having a...
This is one of those real odd postings as I had my Dressmaking Isnt' Rocket Science workshop this morning and one of the areas that I cover is the tracing of patterns. We spend a considerable time looking at how to trace and then doing it. But the hard part is...
When I work on Make and Do stuff from the luxury of the Beech Road outpost, I can listen to whatever I want and today, it is Dolly Parton. My musical taste really does have a bi-polar feel to it and I am by no way religious but she has a new album out The Gospel...
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We are adding some serious hardware to our clutch bag and purse making section by way of these lovely metal framed clutch bag purses which are kept closed by a
We are adding some serious hardware to our clutch bag and purse making section by way of these lovely metal framed clutch bag purses which are kept closed by a criss-cross clasp that makes a whisper of a click when closed. And to make sure it has that extra bit of kick, you get to choose from high quality (and a bit quirky) American fabrics to make sure that the bag is uniquely your own creation. This is a great craft to learn if you want to be able to make something that just adds a bit of pop to your bag repetoir or want to be able to give a fab gift.
Sarah Plant, owner of TillyMint Boutique, will be your instructor for this workshop, where you will:
Learn how to cut a pattern using American Wax Paper (a secret weapon for those in crafting circles!)
Build on your basic pattern to understand how to adapt to make different sized purses
Be given tips and tricks on the best way to cut out fabric to achieve a professional looking finish
Work with textile glue to attach the metal frame purse frame to fabric
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Course Availability: Evening
EQUIPMENT LIST: All materials are provided for in the workshop – we want you to not have to worry about a thing when you come along. If you would like to see what we use,or bookmark for later, the link is here.
Fee and what this includes: 40.00. This includes all materials costs, sewing machine (if required) and fresh coffee/tea.