Sew Your Own Project Bag

Sew your own drawstring and leather handle project bag!

The Happy Artisan

The Happy Artisan

5.0 (2)

4.5 hours 1 to 2 label $250

Bring along your favourite medium weight linen fabric for the outer bag and a lighter weight linen or cotton fabric for the lining. We will cut and sew the bag and attach hand cut leather handles with rivets to the outside of your finished bag and then thread leather cord for the drawstring.

Please bring 1m of your chosen outer linen fabric with minimum fabric width selvedge to selvedge being 1.2m or more and the same amount for your lining fabric.

All leather, rivets etc will be supplied.

Please bring lunch. Tea/coffee and biscuits supplied.

Please note if this class has more than two students it will be held at an alternate venue. I will confirm the venue location with you prior to the session.

Knowledge Required

Perfect for beginners.

What you'll get

All other supplies - leather handles, leather cord, plastic bag bottom panel which will be covered in fabric, rivets, sewing machines, hand sewing needles.

What to bring

Please bring 1m of your chosen outer linen fabric with minimum fabric width being 1.2m, and the same amount of your lining fabric..Also bring matching thread, suitable thickness of thread to sew linen. I use Rasant 75.


Unit 3/499 Church Street and North Parramatta NSW

The teacher can also travel within 50km of North Parramatta for private classes

Your teacher
The Happy Artisan
The Happy Artisan

25+ years experience in textile design, sewing, lampshade making.

5.0 (2)

I am an Illustrator, painter, textile artist and designer. I have worked as a Costumer for theatre, film, opera and ballet. I also make lampshades, dresses, espadrille shoes, kimonos, cushions, bags and tassels. I dye my own textiles with natural dyes. I am a freelance surface pattern designer creating patterns for fabric to be printed both digitally and screenprinted.


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