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.

 

Pre-cut kits available.

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.

Pre-cut kits for fabric tubs.

 

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

Pre-cut kits for zip purse.

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.

 

Tools:

  • Sewing machine (threaded and ready to go) 

  • Fabric scissors or a cutting mat and rotary cutter

  • Pins 

  • Dressmakers chalk or a pencil

  • One large piece of pattern paper (1m x 50cm) 

  • Ruler or tape measure (longer than 45cm) 

  • Paper scissors 

  • Sharp pencil

 

Fabric:

  • 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

Deal 1: Scrunchies and Headbands

 

Deal 2: Drawstring Bag