Sewing School - How to patchwork - The Piece-a-Tote Bag

Sewing School - How to patchwork - The Piece-a-Tote Bag

Make this stylish patchwork bag - it’s perfect for any shopping spree or great to fit a file and books inside for the office or school. It’s ideal for beginners as it’s easy to piece, is fully lined and with the original, illustrated prints, it looks much more complicated than it is! 

Learn how to do patchwork with this easy beginner’s technique. We’ve printed the squares for you so all you have to do is cut them out and sew together without the need to cut the patterns in the right place. There’s a little subcutting to do as this is an essential part of patchwork and you’ll also learn basic patchwork skills including; piecing, matching points, nesting seams, chain piecing and some simple bag construction too. 

Sewing School is the back to basics guide to sewing where you’ll learn a new technique or brush up on your skills whilst making a beautiful project too. In each kit we’ll cover a new technique in detail so you can learn how whilst you’re sewing, as it’s the practice that makes perfect! The different sewing terms and techniques are all explained so you can learn what each of them means and also pick up a few top tips along the way. In the instructions you’ll see that these are highlighted. If you turn to the Terms and Techniques section you’ll find all these explained in more detail to guide you as you sew. 

So, whether you’re a complete beginner or more experienced you’ll pick up some tips, tricks and techniques to help on your sewing journey. There’s a full video tutorial too, to watch whilst you sew.


  • Ellen Mc Namara

    Bought panel from from sewing street delighted to see the demo it was a great start for me.
    Yours Ellen

  • Jean Powell

    I missed out on your Sewing School Portuguese Tiles Panel and Instructions this morning. Is there any chance you will be getting more stock. It’s absolutely beautiful.

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