Necessary Clutch Wallet Full Day Workshop

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The Necessary Clutch Wallet Workshop is the perfect way for you to learn to sew this gorgeous and practical purse.  Over seven hours you will be taught how to construct the Necessary Clutch Wallet guided through in a step by step manner.  Ask all the questions you need to and have fun along the way!

As well as making your own purse, you will also learn these useful skills:

  • Efficient cutting techniques
  • Application and use of a variety of types of interfacing and stabiliser
  • How to sew a zipper
  • How to install a twist lock
  • How to match the pattern between the flap and front of your purse.
  • All the insider tips and tricks to sew this pattern with ease!


$240 per person (inc GST)

What’s included?

  • A digital copy of Necessary Clutch Wallet Pattern by Emmaline Bags
  • All interfacing supplies
  • A twist lock
  • A zipper
  • A step-by-step instructions sheet with all the insider tips (not included in the original pattern!)
  • Seven hours of teaching instruction in a small group of 8 participants

There will also be a range of supplies available for your use during the workshop including water erasable pens, hardware glue and fray stop (for installing the twist lock).

You will need to bring/supply:

  • Fabric for your purse – you will need:
    • Exterior fabric – 0.5m quilting cotton (50cm x width of fabric 112cm)
    • Lining fabric – 1 Fat Quarter quilting cotton (18″x 20″ or 48cm x 51cm) or 0.25m (25cm x width of fabric 112cm)
    • Pocket fabric – 0.5m (50cm x width of fabric) quilting cotton
  • Your sewing machine
  • Sewing machine needle (a denim or heavy-weight size 100 needle can be useful)
  • Pins, bobbins, cutting tools, dressmaking shears, thread etc.
  • Your own lunch

Skill level required:

This course is suitable for beginner sewers with some basic skills.  You should have made some simple projects before and be comfortable using your sewing machine.  If you’re a novice sewer and would like to become more confident with basic sewing skills, you might like to consider joining our Sew from Scratch Beginners Course.


Main Hall, St Peter & Emmaus Church, 56 Green Street, Joondanna, Perth


We’re on a break from face to face classes for the remainder of 2022. To find out first when more classes become available, please subscribe to our email newsletter as that will be the first place we announce any new classes.  We hope to see you soon!

This product is currently out of stock and unavailable.


Booking Terms & Conditions:

1)      Course fees are required to be paid on booking to secure your place.

2)      Should you choose to pay by direct deposit, note that your place is not secured until full payment is received.  Your invoice is due 7 days from the date of invoice or 14 days prior to course commencement, whichever is sooner.  Should you require a payment plan, please contact us to make arrangements.

3)      If the course is cancelled by Sew for Life (i.e. minimum course numbers not reached)  you may choose to receive either a full 100% refund, or transfer payment to a later course.

4)      If you cancel within the two weeks prior to course commencement or are unable to attend on the day, for any reason, there will be no refunds or transfers issued.

Additional information

Workshop Dates

Saturday 11 September 2021, 10am – 5pm


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