Tuesday, 25 November 2008

first steps

A couple of weeks ago I took the first steps towards sharing my creative side by running a workshop in making shopping bags. Inspired by www.morsbags.com I had an open house and 5 lovely people made six bags between them.

It was a really lovely day. I enjoyed being able to pass on my skills and enable other people to gain some confidence using a sewing machine, and make some damn fine bags! On top of that I have been inspired to think up a design that has a pocket after helping Suzie to make a pocket in her bag.

It was also a great learning experience for me in how to co-ordinate people and resources and how to make sure everyone gets something from the day.

1 comment:

Corrina Gordon-Barnes said...

We had a fantastic time! It's very hard to keep my bag a secret from the person I made it for as a Christmas present - I just want to prance around with it and admire it all the time :-)

Looking forward to the next time