Sew a Canvas Tote

  • Sew a Canvas Tote

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  • A Two Session Class
    Thursday, March 21, 6:00-8:00pm
    Thursday, March 28, 6:00-8:00pm

    Always wanted to learn to use a sewing machine?
    This is the perfect time to join us in The Foundry’s Textile Lab.
    Develop a new skill and make a tote of your own.

    In this two-evening class participants will make a classic canvas tote bag while mastering the basics of sewing. This beginner level course will be led by instructor Phillipia Glover, the owner of Marvelous Light – one of the companies operated out of The Foundry.

    The Foundry provides the machines and materials. But if you’d like to use a specific fabric or color, please feel free to bring a yard of heavy cotton weight woven (not stretchy) canvas fabric. The fabric provided for this project will be a range ofneutral solid colored canvas and some eclectic patterns as well.

    • Skill Level: Beginners & First-timers

    Skills you’ll learn:

    • Threading and setting up a sewing machine and bobbin
    • Sewing Machine Operation and Problem-Solving
    • Use of sewing tools (shears, seam ripper, tailor’s chalk)
    • Marking, pinning, and sewing seams
    • Constructing a shape from a pattern

    Materials supplied by The Foundry

    • Selection of heavy weight cotton canvas fabric
    • Material for trim and handles

    Class Cost: $45 (materials fee included)
    Class Size: Min 4/ Max 8
    Ages: 16+ with parent permission
    Class Length: 2 sessions, 2 hours each

    Buy two tickets and save = 2 for $80
    CONTACT US to use the coupon code to save5for2.
    education@thefoundrybuffalo.org

    Please review The Foundry’s cancellation policy:
    http://www.thefoundrybuffalo.org/cancellation_policy

    If you would like to learn more about The Foundry please visit our website:
    http://www.thefoundrybuffalo.org/about

    And you can also find information about more classes here:
    https://www.eventbrite.com/o/the-foundry-buffalo-15616046458

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