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Make an Applique Bag in a Day

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Art and design


Waingels Adult Centre,
Denmark Avenue, Woodley,
Reading, RG5 4RF

During this fun and creative workshop you will create a unique tote bag with your own applique design on.

You will gain confidence using the sewing machine and add finishing details with buttons, ribbons or hand embroidery.

Your tutor will guide you through the making process.

You may also be interested in our Introduction to Applique or Simply Sewing courses at Waingels.

What I'll learn

On this course you will learn:

  • confidence using the sewing machine
  • applique techniques
  • embellishment techniques
  • finishing techniques


How I'll learn

Teaching methods include:

  • Formal instruction
  • Discussion
  • Individual tuition
  • Practical demonstration
  • Practical experience

Furthermore, you will get the opportunity to develop your skills according to your own specific needs.


Entry Requirements

For this course, you will need to bring:

  • a packed lunch
  • ideas you have for your design
  • enthusiasm and willingness to learn!

We have some fabrics and threads available for you to use but the patterns and colours may not be to your liking, so please bring with you any fabrics you wish to use.

Tea, coffee and snacks are available to purchase on site.


How to Apply

You can register for this course online. Click on ENROL NOW and follow the steps below:

  • Register your contact details online and verify your account
  • Go to your desired course page and click again on ENROL NOW. Follow the link to pay for your course

Course places are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. We would encourage you to enrol on your chosen course as soon as possible. If you prefer to enrol in person please visit us at one of our college Advice Centres or enrol over the phone via 0800 612 6008.

This course will be run subject to demand. If you wish to enrol within one week of the start date, please call us on 0800 612 6008 first to check the course is running.