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18437 E. Valley Hwy #102
Kent, WA 98032

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Learn to Sew Series - Class 3: The Tote Bag

Whether you have been joining us in the Learn To Sew Series or just want to make a colorful tote bag, this class is for you!

In this third class of our Learn to Sew Series you can show off your skills and learn a few new ones as we make a simple tote bag! We will create the bag, without following a pattern, and add the pocket and straps. You can to make it uniquely yours by customizing some of the details to fit your style!

Remember to purchase your fabric a few days ahead of time so you can pre-wash it.

Skill Level:


Skill Set Needed:

Basic knowledge of a sewing machine; how to thread a machine and sew a straight line.

Class Includes:

- Two and a half hours of instruction
- A one time use 10% off discount coupon for in-store merchandise (includes Makers’ Cafe) 

Class Prep & Materials Needed:

- 1⁄2 yd of non-stretch fabric (cotton or canvas recommended) Prewash Prior to Class
- 3 yds of nylon webbing for straps
- 1 spool of coordinating thread
- A sewing machine (It is preferred that you bring your own machine, but we do have a number of machines available for use. Please indicate if you need to reserve a machine at checkout.)

Class Policies
We are continually striving to bring fresh new classes to our Makers’ Mercantile® patrons. To make sure that these classes take place, we encourage you to reserve your spot early to ensure the minimum enrollment!  Consider signing up with a friend, or a bunch of friends!!

 Classes are sold on a first come, first served basis, both online and in-store, and your place in class is reserved with full payment.

Class Minimums:
 The minimum class size is 4 students.  If class registration does not reach 4 students by 7 days prior to the first session, the class will be cancelled. If we cancel your class for lack of enrollment, we will contact you with refund/transfer options.

 Should you need to cancel any time prior to 7 days before the first class, you will receive a full refund. If you cancel after that date, we cannot issue a refund unless we are able to fill your place from the wait list. You may also have a friend take your place in the class, if you are not able to cancel in time to receive a refund.


Instructor: Meagan Swanlund

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.