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Intro to Sewing: Messenger Bag

Sew a unique messenger bag!

Learn how to sew a one-of-a-kind messenger bag on a sewing machine in this introduction to textiles with Carmen Gundelach! Fabric options include vintage textiles or terry cloth material. Working with a selection of sewing supplies (needle, thread, buttons, webbing, scissors and a sewing machine), Carmen will show you how to cut out the material for the bag pattern, introduce you to the basics of sewing on a sewing machine (if you’ve never used one!), straight stitch back and forth, and assemble your pieces together to create a very individual, one-of-a-kind messenger bag that everyone will want! You can choose to bring your own materials cloth if you wish, but fabric and lining is included in the price of this class.


$125, per student which includes all materials (thread, buttons, webbing etc.), expert instruction, use of sewing machine, and fabric (but you can bring your own if you wish). This class is suitable for all age groups, but children aged 7-10 yrs. must be accompanied by an adult. This class is not suitable for children under 7 years of age.


Sunday, October 8, 2023 • 2pm-5pm

Sunday, October 15, 2023 • 2pm-5pm

Saturday, October 21, 2023 • 10am-1pm

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Meet the Teacher

Carmen Gundelach