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Tote-ally Terrific Colourful Ankara bag*

You will learn how to sew and use your sewing machine skills to create a gorgeous Ankara Tote bag* to keep or gift to someone special.
£75 pp
2hrs 15min
What happens in this class?

We will meet at my studio in Catford Dek, South East London, a new creative hub that hosts many artists and designers! If you haven't brought your own fabric I will give you a selection of Ankara (African print) cotton fabric to choose from. We will spend time cutting out the fabric pieces and I will share my knowledge of the fabric and the process. We will make your item in a fun, informal atmosphere. Trust me, there will be lots of laughter! You will learn how to:

  • thread the sewing machine confidently. -sew straight and zig-zag lines…
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Things to remember

I will meet you at Catford Dek, my studio in a brand new creative hub in South east London. It is a vibrant home to photographers, artists, graphic designers and many more creatives! I can provide a small selection of Ankara fabric but if you prefer to use your own…

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Booking Options
Private Booking
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Age Requirement


Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.

Your Teacher

Does your sewing machine scare you?

Do you wish that you could make clothes and save a bit of money?

Perhaps you have a few sewing skills but lack the confidence or you have a sewing project in mind and need a friendly, knowledge guiding hand?

Maybe you have a creative, energetic fashionistas who would like to unleash their inner Versace?

Reddskin UK founder, Karen Arthur, has an impressive forty years of practical sewing knowledge. She is a current DBS holder, qualified to teach students of all ages, with thirty years experience tutoring children and adults in schools and colleges…

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Class Location
Catford Dek.
Old Town Hall


To: Reddskin UK

Tote-ally Terrific Colourful Ankara bag*