#ThinkDoMAKE: Skills Project

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#ThinkDoMAKE: Bag

I saw this bag at Coles Sewing Centre, one of the venues we use for our courses. The shop created it as a way of showcasing the different types of presser feet they sell and as a way of catching the attention of customers. 

skills bag

This idea could be also used when students are learning about a range of techniques and skills. It’s also a great example of an active revision aid. 

The writing is done using a basic writing setting on a CAM sewing machine but a dye pen could be used, as well as other techniques such as printing and hand embroidery.


Practical activities and ideas are provided as a starting point only. Students should use these as inspiration as part of an iterative design process developing the idea further themselves. Credit should be given to the original source where appropriate.


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