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Sewing Skills - Bag Making


Course outline

Learn how to put your sewing machine skills into action whilst making a range of different bags!

This course is for any beginner to the sewing machine and also those who have used a machine before. We will begin by making a simple reversible tote bag, learning how to measure and cut a simple pattern and also how to apply appliqué or free machine embroidery to make your bag individual. We will then move on to other bags and learn how to insert zips, add pockets and different ways to insert linings and apply handles. You can choose from a range of bag patterns or bring your own.

Next steps

It is no longer possible to enrol on this course, however, we may be running the course again in the future!

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10 weeks

Level Other
Entry requirements

None.  This course is for beginners or those who would like to improve existing skills.

Teaching & assessment

There is no formal assessment, however. you will receive verbal and written feedback from the tutor.


Onto other sewing courses.

Additional information

You may be required to make a small contribution each week to cover materials.

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Course fees 

You may be able to study for free! Check whether you are eligible here.


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