Creative Workshops and Courses, Harwich, Essex

Gillian Strange – Evening Bag

£49.00 | 4th October - 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM | Spaces available: 10

Make this gorgeous zipped evening bag in a day. This workshop is suitable for people that have a little bit of sewing machine experience, don’t be scared of those zips!

Gillian is a very experienced and been quilting for thirty five years, during which time she has learnt many techniques that’s she is keen to pass on.


What you will need to bring

Your usual sewing kit

A sewing machine (or use one of ours by prior arrangement)


0.25m bag outer fabric (This should be a long/skinny quarter if you want to add the shoulder strap) 0.25m bag lining fabric

0.5m fabric for internal pockets

6” x 9” heavy weight fusible interfacing (for flap border) (eg Vilene S520) 0.5m medium weight fusible interfacing (for flap and bag body)

0.25m light weight fusible interfacing (for internal card holder)
*2 zips 10” long to match the internal pocket fabric
*Magnetic bag fastener
*2 x 10mm D rings (for optional handle)

*2 x swivel hooks (sometimes called lobster clips), 35mm x 13mm (for optional handle) Fabric Glue (either liquid or a pen) (There will be some to use if you don’t have any)

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By phone: Call 01255 242930. (please leave a message out of office hours and we will call you back.)

By Post: Please send your completed booking form and payment to: Old Bank Studios, 19 King Quay Street, Harwich, Essex CO12 3ER.

Payment: A booking can be secured on receipt of a deposit of £20 per person (cheques made payable to ‘Old Bank Studios’), however full payment must be made at least 14 days prior to the course. Full payment can be made securely via our website or by cheque made payable to 'Old Bank Studios'.

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