Improvers Sewing Workshop: Sew your own Washbag

Sew your own washbag at Creative Space

Do you want to improve your existing sewing skills and take things to the next level? Are you afraid of sewing the dreaded zipper and need a little helping hand? If so this intermediate wash bag making workshop is just what you need! 

In this three hour experience you’ll learn how to make a beautiful and functional Japanese design wax canvas washbag, complete with outer pockets, waterproof lining and a zip closure. Once you’ve completed the workshop you’ll be able to take your wash bag home to use (or gift to a lucky loved one!).

You’ll be provided with all the materials along with detailed step by step instructions on how to sew your bag. I will guide you through the whole process, providing plenty of tips and tricks on sewing techniques for future projects. All fabric, interfacing, zippers and lining fabric will be provided, along with a variety of thread colours. You are also welcome to bring your own outer fabric if you prefer to make your washbag truly unique to you!

Sewing machines and all accessories will also be provided, so all you need to do is turn up! If you would like to bring your own machine please let us know via email once you have booked.

Sew your own washbag sewing workshop by Lauren Holloway

 You will learn:

  • General sewing techniques
  • Edge stitching
  • Sewing a zipper
  • Boxing corners
  • Achieving a professional finish
  • Making a gorgeous wash bag for all your toiletries

This sewing workshop is ideal if you've had some general sewing experience in the past but need some guidance to learn new techniques. Great for challenging yourself and building the confidence to tackle more difficult projects!

Cost: £50 inc materials, sewing machine and sewing kit hire.

Sew your own washbag workshop bristol

Upcoming workshops dates:

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Monday 15th July, 10am-1pm, Winterbourne Medieval Barn

Saturday 20th July, 2pm-5pm, Creative Space, Staple Hill

What people are saying:

"Relaxed session. Lots of guidance. Great outcome. Good learning opportunity." - Catherine Hounsome

"It’s (Prior Shop) a lovely space for a workshop, nice and light and lots of space. The time flew by. Always lovely meeting new people too." - Wendy Calder 


sew your own washbag workshop