Textile Lab 101

Textile Lab 101

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From $112.46



780 East Cordova Street

Vancouver, BC V6A


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Refund policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Learn the basics of sewing and how to use a domestic sewing machine while making a tote bag.

About this event

In this class you will learn some basic sewing techniques while making a tote bag using a domestic sewing machine. Students will learn basic sewing terms, different stitch types, how to read a pattern, and will be oriented to a domestic sewing machine. This is a great class for someone with little to no sewing experience.

Please note, due to COVID-19, we have implemented the following policies:

  • Everyone must wash their hands upon entering the building.


A tote bag that is 15” x 18”.


3 hours

Prerequisites Courses


Equipment Access

  • Singer 4432 Domestic Sewing Machines

Safety Requirements

  • Closed-toed shoes
  • Remove dangling jewelry
  • Tie back long hair


Is there an age limit to enter the event?

The minimum age for participants is 13 years old with a participating guardian or 18 otherwise.

What are my parking options at MakerLabs?

MakerLabs' parking lot is located on the east side of the building on the corner of Hawks Avenue and East Cordova Street.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email us at hello@makerlabs.com with any questions or concerns.

Can I sign up for the member rate?

If you sign up for a membership on the day of the class, you'll receive a refund for the difference between the general and membership class price.

How do I cancel or reschedule my class?

Refunds (minus Eventbrite fees), credits for future classes and orientations, or transferring a ticket to a future date, will only be provided if we are notified by email to hello@makerlabs.com at least 24 hours in advance of the class. For cancellation less than 24 hours before the class, we do not provide a refund, but we do offer a 50% credit towards a future class or orientation. No refunds or credits will be provided for no shows. If transferring a ticket to a future class date, students may only transfer their ticket once before forfeiting their original ticket, even if providing more than 24 hours notice.

What happens if I show up late?

Please arrive 15 minutes before the schedule start of the class so that it can start on time. Attendees arriving more than 5 minutes late will not be allowed in the class.

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