Sew a Super Tote Bag


Saturday 30 July 2022.
10 to 3pm , £40 (plus £5 materials on the day if needed).

This workshop is for adults.

Learn to cut, prepare and machine sew a beautiful tote bag. Either bring your own fabrics (see dimensions and materials needed) or purchase a kit from Val on the day (£5).

4 spaces maximum

Materials required:
Outside fabric: 2 pieces at least 15″x 23″ (40cm x 60cm)
Lining fabric: 2 pieces at least 15″x15″ (40cm x 40cm)
Iron-on Vilene – same dimensions as outside fabric

About Val

Val loves sewing and started when she was a child, a few years ago! She holds a City and Guilds in Fashion and Patchwork Quilting. She always has something to make on the go and has taught many friends and family members over the years to make home furnishings and simple clothes. She loves creating and design and looks forward to this new venture at City Arts Newbury to help you create great things with fabric to take home and enjoy.

Participant numbers and what to expect

Workshop participant numbers will be capped at 4 people to retain small group numbers.

You’ll have a space allocated to work at. You will have all the tools needed at your table to work away and have fun. There will be plenty of demonstrations by the tutor and help to create your artwork as needed.

CoVid prevention – Please do not attend if you feel unwell or have CoVid-like symptoms. Please take a lateral flow test if you are feeling unwell.

Cancellation policy.

Please note that a ticketing fee of £2 is included in the price of this workshop and this is not refundable in any circumstance.

If you are unable to attend the workshop and you cancel your attendance more than two weeks prior to the workshop, the ticketing fee above will be retained.  If you cancel less than two weeks before the workshop no fees are refundable.

In the event of City Arts having to cancel the workshop due to participants’ numbers falling below the minimum requirement or government advice changes, we will refund the whole workshop amount.