Bag Making Workshop

Course Details

Do you want a bag that is unique?
Learn how to construct a simple tote bag suitable for everyday use, that can be customised for beach, travelling or used as a baby bag.  For those who have already made the basic bag you can choose from a wide variety of bags to make so that you can add to your skills. 

Work at your own pace and have fun along the way. 

You will be taught by means of practical demonstration and hands on experience.

Information & Support

Workshops will be offered throughout the year giving learners the opportunity to further develop their skills.

You will need to obtain an equipment and cutting list from the New Milton Centre for the particular style of bag you wish to make.
 Please also bring along:-
Sewing Machine – large sewing machine needle size 80 or 90 (as you will be sewing through several layers).
Walking foot for sewing machine (optional)
Basic sewing equipment – pins, scissors, tailors chalk, tape measure.  The Centre does have several sewing machines for student use - please advise the Centre on enrolment.

You may wish to bring a packed lunch.

Experienced and competent staff at our adult learning centres can help you decide on your course and progression options. If you feel you would benefit from more in depth careers advice please contact: The National Careers Service -   Call 0800 100 900 Lines are open 8am to 10pm, 7 days a week or
Practical help and advice is also provided to assist students with any kind of disability or individual need, including people for whom English is not their first language. Please contact our centre staff to discuss your needs prior to starting your course.


Course Cost

Course costs are as follows:

1 Day - £40.00

Available dates and locations

Code Location Date Day Time Contact
LNAC2031JU New Milton - Fusee House 07/07/2018 to 07/07/2018 Saturday 10:00 to 16:00 01590 625222

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any age restrictions (young/old)?

Students need to be 19 years old or over.

There is no upper age limit.

Can I start the course part way through?

For some courses, this may be possible.  Please contact to confirm.

What do you define as a 'beginner'?

Beginner is someone who has little or no knowledge of the subject area.

Please contact for further clarification.

What do you define as 'intermediate'?

Intermediate is for those who have completed a beginners course with us or have some knowledge of the subject but would like to learn more.

Please contact for further clarification.

What do you define as 'advanced'?

Advanced for those who have completed an intermediate course with us or are proficient in the subject.

Please contact for further clarification.

What should I take with me on the day?

Please see ‘Information & Support’ within each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email

How much does the course cost?

The cost of each course will be displayed on each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email

Can I pay for the course in instalments?

Each course needs to be paid in full before the start of the course.

Are there any concessions available?

Reduced fees may apply for those on specific benefits.

Please contact for more details.

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