Make a Basket Bag with La Basketry
DATE, TIME AND LOCATIONSaturday 8th July
10am - 4:30pm
32 Bocking Street, London, E8 3FP
This class will take place in our shop just around the corner from Broadway Market. It's about 15 minutes walk from Bethnal Green tube station, 10 minutes from London Fields and Cambridge Heath Overground stations.
Some accessories will never go out of fashion and a rope basket bag is exactly that! It’s casual while being stylish, has enough room for all day-to-day essentials and is an absolute pleasure to make - it’s actually quite addictive if you ask us once you’ve mastered the coiled rope technique and the zigzag stitch of your sewing machine.
Here’s your exclusive chance to make one with Tabara, founder of cult basket bag brand La Basketry, and put your own stamp on summer! Every attendee will also receive a signed copy of Tabara's book with plenty more projects to try at home.
This class is suitable for beginners but you must be able to use a sewing machine at a basic level.
WHAT WILL THIS CLASS COVER?
+ The coiled rope technique
+ How to start working with cotton rope
+ How to sew accurate zigzag stitches
+ How to make two identical halves of your bag and then join them together
+ Tips and tricks for working with a thick material like cotton rope
+ Inspiration and other makes you can sew using this technique
This class is taught by Tabara N’Diaye, basket fanatic and founder of La Basketry, a lifestyle brand offering handwoven homeware and fashionable accessories made in collaboration with a group of female artisans in her native Senegal.
On a mission to make basketry 'fun and accessible', Tabara is also the author of ‘Baskets’, the stylish guide to basket-weaving, that has now been translated into 6 languages while continuing to build a community of like-minded basket lovers via creative workshops and a range of DIY kits.
WHO IS THIS CLASS FOR?
+ Tea and coffee
+ 10% off in our shop on the day
The class will take place in our shop, just around the corner from Broadway Market. It's about 15 minutes walk from Bethnal Green tube station, 5 minutes from London Fields and Cambridge Heath Overground stations. The studio is at ground floor level with no steps. It is fully accessible and has a fully accessible toilet.