Sewing Basics 2: Utility Tote


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Wednesday July 6th, 6-9pm
Sunday July 24th, 2-5pm
Wednesday August 24th, 6-9pm

A follow up project to our popular learn-to-sew class, Sewing Machine Basics!

In this 3 hour workshop, students will put their newly learned sewing skills into practice by sewing up this useful mid size tote, complete with roomy exterior pockets and wide shoulder straps. A great size for everday use - perfect for hauling books to and from the library, trips to the market, or packing up projects and tools for an afternoon of sewing/crafting with friends! 

Skills Practiced & Learned
Sewing basics: machine use, cutting, pinning, marking, pressing, hemming
- Edge stitching
- Seam finishing using a zig zag stitch
- Sewing gussets

Level: Advanced beginner sewing. Students must feel confident setting up a sewing machine and sewing a straight seam with minimal assistance, or have recently taken our Sewing Machine Basics workshop.

If you have no experience using a machine or need a refresher, please enroll in our one-session Sewing Machine Basics class here

3 hours
Instructor: Emma Moeller
Class fee includes the use of our sewing machines, tools and 3m of 2" wide straps. Fabric and thread are not included. List of materials coming soon.

Updated March 14th, 2022

General Class Policies
In order to ensure that each student completes their project in the allotted time frame, our sewing machine based workshops are limited to 5 students (maximum) unless otherwise stated. Workshops that do not required a sewing machine are limited to 6 students. A minimum age of 18 is required for all our classes unless otherwise stated. Students must have completed the Sewing Machine Basics class or have equivalent experience in order to participate in workshops that require the use of a sewing machine. 

Covid-19 Policies 
Instructors and students will be required to wear masks and/or face coverings for the entire duration of the workshop.

Payment and Cancellation Policies
To reserve a spot in any of our workshops, full payment of the class fee is due upon registration. Cancellations made at least 72 hours prior to the class start time are eligible for a full refund. To ensure that we are able to meet the minimum number of students required to run a workshop, cancellations made within 72 hours of the workshop are subject to cancellation penalty equal to 50% of their class fee, with the remaining 50% placed on file as store credit. Cancellations within 24 hours of the class start time forfeit the fee entirely. To avoid a cancellation fee, please provide notice at least 72 hours prior to your scheduled workshop. 

You may register for a class online, in person, or over the phone (905-667-5663) with Visa or Mastercard.

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