Soul Stitches has teamed up with the city of Glen Eira, and for the month of August we are bringing you four free sewing tutorials - Starting Saturday 8th August!
Each week resources will be available here for you to access and download. Resources will be available here after each weekly session has finished.
We hope you enjoy this series.
Week 1: Fabric Tubs
Saturday 8th August, 2020
Click the PDF for a template for the fabric tubs. This template will give you the dimensions for 3 different sized tubs.
** Note the templates are not to scale but will give you the dimensions for you to draft your own pattern.
Watch this quick tutorial where I'll show you how to use everyday items as the template for different sized patterns for the fabric tubs.
Week 2: Zip Purse
Saturday 15th August, 2020
Week 3: Shoulder Bag
Saturday 22nd August, 2020
Join Jenn for another iSEWlation session on how to create a cute and practical carry bag – perfect for the daily essentials! A recycled belt makes a cool feature as an adjustable strap.
Sewing machine (threaded and ready to go)
Fabric scissors or a cutting mat and rotary cutter
Dressmakers chalk or a pencil
One large piece of pattern paper (1m x 50cm)
Ruler or tape measure (longer than 45cm)
Main fabric 80cm x 40cm denim, drill or canvas weight fabric (fabric with a bit of body to it)
Main feature fabric on front of bag 40cm x 30cm can be a recycled tea towel or lighter weight
Lining fabric 80cm x 40cm lighter weight cotton
Recycled canvas belt and matching thread
Week 4: Cushion Covers
Saturday 29th August, 2020
Cushion Inserts and Zips
In this tutorial I will show you how to make cushion covers – perfect for creating your own style!
The tutorial will cover everything from making the pattern, cutting the fabric and construction of the cushion cover.
Week 5: Wheat Bags
Saturday 5th September, 2020
In this iSEWlation tutorial I will show you how to make useful Wheat Bags – perfect to keep you both warm and cool! A great gift idea.
The tutorial will cover everything from making the pattern, cutting the fabric and construction of the wheat bag.
Week 6: Pet Bed/Floor Cushion
Saturday 12th September, 2020 - After 4:00pm
In this iSEWlation tutorial I will show you how to make a useful Pet Beg/Floor Cushion – perfect for your furry house mate to curl up on and get comfy.
The tutorial will cover everything from making the pattern, cutting the fabric and construction of the bed/cushion.
Week 7: Double Deal!!
Saturday 19th September, 2020