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Private sewing lesson: make a tote!

Private sewing lesson: make a tote!

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Food and equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am the maker behind Always Pockets, a space for learning to sew. I have been sewing garments for nearly ten years, having learned to sew while living abroad. I have extensive experience with tailoring and altering garments, and have turned my passion for sewing into an opportunity to help others learn the joy of making a two-dimensional design into a usable three-dimensional object. I have led…
Jennifer
Jennifer
Jennifer
Jennifer

What we’ll do

I’ll welcome you into my sewing studio and while we have a cup of coffee or tea we’ll select fabrics for your reusable shopping or tote bag or apron. I will walk you through the process from cutting the pattern to finishing stitches. No need to have any sewing experience, but even if you have sewn before, this is a great refresher session that will get you acquainted and comfortable with how to…

What else you should know

The sewing studio is up one flight of steep stairs and unfortunately there is not wheelchair accessibility.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Coffee, tea, water, and yummy homemade baked goods (please specify any dietary restrictions and I am happy to accommodate).
Creative supplies
Sewing machines, scissors, work space, iron and ironing board, tailor’s chalk, pins, needles, thread, notions, fabric.

Where you'll be

My sewing studio is in the uppermost floor of my cozy North Portland home. The space is warm and accommodating, and well-appointed for small groups (3-4) or individual lessons. There is a central cutting table, several machines, an ironing station, and all matter of fabrics and notions. I have everything you need to make your one-of-a-kind project come together!

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 3 guests ages 12 and up can attend. Guests should be able to use their hands (for cutting and sewing) and feet (for the machine pedal), and be able to walk up a flight of steep stairs to access the sewing studio.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

The sewing studio is up one flight of steep stairs and unfortunately there is not wheelchair accessibility.

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Jennifer
Private sewing lesson: make a tote!
New experience
£56/person
New experience
£56/person