Introduction to Sewing - Tote Bag Workshop
Start Sewing Today! This beginner level class will get you comfortable with sewing from a home sewing pattern. (Student must have ability to thread sewing machine prior to starting class) This class teaches you how to cut out a pattern, make sense of the instructions, and construct a finished item. You’ll walk away from this course with a completed tote bag made entirely by you. The sewing pattern used in class is yours to keep for future projects. For this class you will need to supply: (All fabric should be washed and pre-shrunk) Tote: 3⁄4 yard heavier-weight fabric for outside of bag and 1⁄2 yard lighter-weight cotton fabric for inside lining of bag, matching thread. Limited notions (zippers, thread, pins, etc) are available at Owl & Thistle at an additional charge. **Note: Classes may be cancelled due to low enrollment.
Owl & Thistle General Store is a modern take on an old-fashioned concept of a community Owl and Thistle Generaloriented store offering a wide variety of products and classes under a single roof. Nestled in the heart of Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Owl & Thistle scours the globe as well as our own backyard to bring unique items to Brooklyn. From locally made dresses (some actually sewn in store) and Brooklyn made chocolates, to organic soaps and play dough, we strive to provide sustainable goods at fair prices. A variety of classes in sewing, soap making, leather working, knitting and more are taught on-site to further our commitment to hand-made goods. Keri CavinaughThe proprietress, Keri Cavanaugh, is well acquainted with local products and fair trade. A long time independent clothing designer, seamstress and former Peace Corps Volunteer, she brings her love of practical yet beautiful things for yourself or gifts to Owl & Thistle General Store. The ever-changing and carefully selected items are also informed by her MA in Museum Studies at FIT and working as the Manager of Traveling Exhibitions at the American Museum of Natural History. You can be assured she will bring a collection of carefully chosen products that cater to all members of the community.
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