Tote Bags

Create this project in our weekly Stitch Classes, or in our One-to-One lessons at a time that suits you!

On this page - two options (with what to bring to class to make them) for 1st projects for absolute beginners to machine sewing or for those returning to sewing and wanting to make an easy refresher item

  Tote Bag With Cotton Tape Strap

Level: Absolute Beginner

Classes needed: Including learning how to use a sewing machine, this project can be completed in:

Which Stitch Classes to attend: Any

Bring:

  • 1 metre length of non stretch, medium weight fabric at least 140cm wide.
  • A reel of thread that’s a colour match to the main colour of the fabric.
  • 2m x 1inch wide cotton tape or webbing (not ribbon, it’s not strong enough).
  • 40p if you want to make a copy of the pattern to take away.

Note: All fabric needs washing and ironing before class, unless it is 100% polyester or PU/PVC/Olicloth - or the finished item will never be washed. Check fabric content and any washing/ironing instructions when purchasing fabric 

Email us HERE with any pre-class questions

View our range of beginners level sewing classes, courses and workshops!

    Tote Bag With Same Fabric Strap & optional button/hole

Level: Absolute Beginner

Classes needed: 1-2 (depends on level & handle type) including learning to use a sewing machine

Which Stitch Classes to attend:
Book any Stitch classes, a 2-3 hour long 1-2-1 lesson

Bring:

  • 1 metre length of non stretch, medium weight fabric at least 140cm wide.
  • A reel of thread that’s a colour match to the main colour of the fabric
  • 40p if you want to make a copy of the pattern to take away
  • Optional if doing button/hole: a button or 10p to buy a vintage button from us

Note: All fabric needs washing and ironing before class, unless it is 100% polyester or PU/PVC/Olicloth - or the finished item will never be washed. Check fabric content and any washing/ironing instructions when purchasing fabric 

Email us HERE with any pre-class questions

Book Stitch Classes

View our range of beginners level sewing classes, courses and workshops!