Make a Roll-Top Backpack Together: An Adult & Child Sewing Workshop

Price is for 2 people

At a glance

All AbilitiesAll ages welcomeMachine SewingSome Materials IncludedSome Refreshments Included (you may need to bring some)Portskewett Studio, South Wales

Craft a Backpack, Make Memories!

Join us for The Make Spot’s Roll-Top Backpack Workshop, designed for an adult and child duo to create something special together. Immerse yourselves in a shared experience of creativity and achievement. This hands-on activity is perfect for grandparents, parents, aunts, uncles, and kids to bond, learn, and craft something unique they can treasure.

In this workshop, you and your young sewing partner will make a practical and stylish roll-top backpack, who gets to keep it is up to you! Learn essential sewing skills such as stitching durable fabric and assembling the roll-top closure, fixing buckles and straps. By the end of the session, you’ll have a beautifully crafted backpack, perfect for adventures together, as well as the skills and confidence to make another if you wish.

Our custom studio offers a comfortable and inspiring environment to develop your sewing skills. Enjoy a supportive atmosphere where both you and your younger sewing parnter can learn and create together.

As with all our workshops, enjoy 10% off all our full-price fabrics during your course, so you can continue your sewing journey at home.

Join us for a day of creativity, connection, and craftsmanship. Book your spot now and create a roll-top backpack, making memories that will last a lifetime with The Make Spot.

  • The workshop price is for two people - you and your child are covered by the one payments!
  • All attending children must be accompanied by an adult
  • All necessary bag findings (buckles and straps, in black) will be provided
  • You do not need to bring a machine
  • Thread and all basic sewing equipment (such as scissors, pins etc.) are provided for use
  • Tea and coffee and soft drinks provided through the day
  • Due to our small class sizes all sessions are non-refundable

You will need to bring:

  • 1 metre of light to heavyweight, non stretch fabric. Upholstery fabric is ideal for this project!
  • Any adornments, badges, embellishments you wish to add to your backpack.

Feel free to contact us if you have any queries!

Workshops are hosted in our beautiful, brand new, custom built studio in Portskewett

How to:

  • Construct a backpack
  • Understand and follow a pattern
  • Add buckles and straps
  • Pocket placement

During your course you will be entitled to 10% off all our full price fabrics