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Online Interactive Workshop

Saturday 15 May 2021: Online Workshop (Sewing with Paper Fabric)

Lucy Brennan hosts a three-hour Online Interactive Workshop teaching you how you can create magic by Sewing With Paper Fabric!…

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Saturday 15 May 2021: Online Workshop (Sewing with Paper Fabric)
Saturday 15 May 2021: Online Workshop (Sewing with Paper Fabric)

Time & Location

15 May 2021, 10:00 – 13:00 BST

Online Interactive Workshop

About the Event

Lucy Brennan - Saturday 15 May 2021 - 10.00am to 1.00pm (BST)

Online Interactive Workshop: Sewing With Paper Fabric

We're delighted to once again welcome back the multi-talented Lucy Brennan for another inimitable workshop! This time Lucy shows you a whole host of items you can make by Sewing With Paper Fabric!...

Introduction by Lucy:-

Also known as 'Vegan Leather', Paper Fabric is a fabulous, washable paper-based material that you can sew with! It has a look of leather, the feel of card and there are countless possibilities for creating projects. We will be making two types of bags - a string closure reusable gift bag and a small clutch - as well as a cord keeper for storing your cords / earphones and a handy wallet. I will show you how to prep, cut, sew and embellish paper fabric. Perfect for gift giving or to keep yourself organised; you’ll have a stash of cute makes by the end of this class!

What You Will Learn in this Online Interactive Workshop:-

  • How to prepare and handle paper fabric
  • What to avoid and tips for sewing
  • Create four projects
  • The many different ways you can decorate paper fabric to add unique touches
  • Explore various uses for paper fabric and ways to add it to other projects
  • Using every last bit!

Skill Level for this Online Interactive Workshop:-

Suitable for beginners and experienced sewists alike!

Material requirements for this Online Interactive Workshop:-

  • Felt - 8” x 3.25” for the wallet
  • Felt and/or ribbon for decoration
  • 11” of Bakers twine or similar string/cord
  • Snaps and snap pliers for attaching them - I use KAM or Prym

Lucy will demonstrate ways to add fun personalised details and talk you through embellishments, like the embroidered motifs, during the class so you can add these later if you chose to.

Fabric requirements for this Online Interactive Workshop:-

  • Paper fabric (see notes below):
  • Two pieces 7.5” x 16”
  • One piece 8” x 3.25”
  • Additional smaller pieces for the wallet, cord keepers and circle closures.
  • These do not need to be cut out before class but it will give you an idea of the amounts required.

Equipment requirements for this Online Interactive Workshop:-

  • Sewing-Machine
  • General sewing kit and thread
  • Quilt Ruler and rotary cutter for cutting, alternatively a tape measure and scissors.
  • a pencil
  • Hera marker or similar tool for scoring paper
  • Water spray bottle
  • Wonderclips

Additional Information relevant to this Online Interactive Workshop:-

Paper fabric is readily available and there are a number of different brands.

I used and recommend Kraft-tex. This can be found on sites like Amazon or through independent shops. Do look around as prices and sizes vary. Sample packs are available but they are not large enough to make the bags and are not necessarily the best value. Here are some UK online shops selling Kraft-tex or similar products:-

​Tickets for this Online Interactive Workshop (via the Zoom platform) will be limited & allocated on a first-come/first-served basis! If applicable, any free pattern, or other information, relevant to this course will be forwarded to you after booking and approximately 5 days before the course date. The ticket price of £30.00 is based on ONE person attending this crafting class.

This CraftyMonkies Online Interactive Workshop is being broadcast from the United Kingdom and the class time given is based on British Summer Time (BST). We advise you check via Google Search (or similar) to see corresponding start-time in YOUR location!

Ordering MATERIALS/EQUIPMENT Online For Any Class/Workshop!

In light of current uncertainties regarding potential lockdowns in some/all parts of the UK due to Covid-19, please ensure you book your place & order any materials/equipment online in plenty of time ahead of any course dates.

Enjoy This Class/Workshop Again on YouTube!

A link to a recording of this workshop will be sent to all who buy a live ticket for the Zoom broadcast approximately 5 working days after the event; the video will be available to view for 30 days from the video release date.

Are you not able to attend this class due to living in a different time-zone? Are you otherwise engaged on the date of this workshop? Well, we have excellent news!

This class will be available to view via Pay-On-Demand via our Online Shop for 30 days following the video release date (approximately 5 working days after broadcast on Zoom).


  • Online Workshop: Sewing Paper

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