Bag Making Workshops

Leather *Fold over Top* Tote Bag – 12th March 6.30-9pm

Something new! … working with leather to make a durable bag … (leatherette leather - which is vegan) … leather is available in many neutrals - black, tan, brown, grey as well as red, mustard, green & navy too! Learn how to add in a curved edge fold over top to this bag … inside pocket, lined, and choose between shoulder strap or messenger strap! Plenty of step by step guidance from Dotty, plus a relaxed sociable evening at cosy Dotty Cottage with homemade cake and endless cuppas to keep us going too!


Zipped Oilcloth Tote Bag with Leather Handles – 17th Feb & 12th March 6.30-9pm

Learn how to sew in zips at this workshop! … & make this fab zipped oilcloth bag with either leather carry handles or adjustable leather strap! … it will have boxed corners too! Some previous sewing experience would be good! You will need to bring half a metre of oilcloth fabric … I will supply everything else you need plus step by step on making the bag! … oh plus Dotty’s homemade cake & endless cuppas too!


Tweed Bag – 12th March 7-9.30pm

Sew with Dotty & make a tweed or wool fabric shoulder bag with pleated detail to the front … learn to box corners to add dimension to the bag .. sew up an inside pocket & insert a popper to close with a smart leather handle to finish the look!


Learning Boxed Corners – 12th March 7-9.30pm

Boxing corners on a bag can add dimension & depth to a bag making it really come to life! … as well as making it stand alone with a flat bottom! … in this workshop I will introduce you to how easy it is to box corners to achieve this look & in the process you will make a pretty summer bag which is oh sew Reversible too! … 2 bags in one! … Dotty will demonstrate how to box corners & will provide step by step instruction too! … oh & there will be plenty of time for Dotty’s homemade cake & a cuppa too!


Tote with Leather Handles – 12th March 7-9.30pm

Make this amazing Tote Bag! … complete boxed corners, inside pocket, leather handles & magnetic popper. Such a versatile tote/shopper for everyday & large enough for magazines and A4 files too! Choose from a mix of Orla Kiely, Cath Kidston, country inspired, Dotty & floral fabrics! Price includes all the materials you will need … a demo from Dotty & lots of support and homemade cake with a cuppa or two!


Large Oilcloth Tote – 12th March 6.30-9.30pm

Sew handy & practical large oilcloth beach bag! … oilcloth on the outside sew wipe clean & lined on the inside too! … with large pockets for phone, sunglasses & suntan lotion! This bag has strong leather handles which really set the bag off and a magnetic popper to close the bag too. This bag is roomy enough to be used as a work bag it will fit a laptop, A4 folder, magazines etc too! You will need 1m of oilcloth fabric for this workshop & I will provide the lining fabric and everything else you need! Plus a cuppa or two & homemade cake!


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