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Shopping Bag Sewing Workshop

  • BenchLab Makerspace, Anggerek Desa 27 Simpang 75 BSB, Brunei-Muara District, BB3713 Brunei (map)
Forget about buying. Make your own bag for your shopping trip to the grocery store!

Workshop Date: Sunday, 19 August 2018
Duration: 3 hours (9am-12.30pm)
Registration Deadline: 17 August 2018
Workshop Fee: BND 35
Include: Basic supplies, handouts and on-loan tools
Venue: BenchLab Makerspace, Anggerek Desa
Recommendation: Bring along your excitement and burning questions about sewing!

By the end of this workshop, you are officially #MadeInBenchLab and will know: 1) the basic operation of sewing machine, basic tools/notion needed to sew your own shopping bag/tote bag, 2) how to choose the suitable fabric, 3) how to make simple pattern for the shopping bag, 4) how to adjust the measurements of the bag according to your needs/based on the fabric we have, 5) how to cut the fabric using cutting mat, quilting ruler and rotary cutter, 6) how to box the corner of the bottom of the bag, 7) how to make the handle, and 8) how to attach the snap button.

BenchLab Talented Instructor: Yugi Dewiratih of Dewiratihyugi.Artwork. You’ll be learning from a talented woman from Bandung, Indonesia who has been creating beautiful craftwork in Brunei for almost ten years. You’ll not believe that this artistic talent is actually a brilliant architect and Master of Management graduate. She first tried sewing in 2010, moving onto patchwork and quilting the following year. She then pursued sewing her own shopping bag in 2016. Check out her Instagram account and you’ll know why we salute to Ma’am Yugi!

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