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Future me week
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24th January
09:00 to 13:00
20 You will earn 20 silver points for completing this activity.
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Learn to sew - Japanese Knot Bag

24th January 09:00 to 13:00
Learn to sew in a morning and create your own Japanese Knot bag to take home with you. You will learn to operate the industrial sewing machine and iron
This activity is offered as part of Future Me Week - five days of exciting opportunities to develop your skills, deepen understanding, gain experience and take steps towards an exciting Future You.

Introduction to the basics of sewing with the creation of a useful bag at the end of the session. The activity will focus on learning to operate and use successfully the industrial sewing machines and irons. Step by step guides and patterns will be provided for the session and to take away afterwards.

In A Nutshell...

  • Learn... how to make a simple but functional bag
  • Upskill... in a new practical skill facilitated by industry professionals
  • Build confidence... in learning new skills from scratch
  • Discover... the possibilities that can be created and explored through the joys of sewing
  • Earn up to 20 Rise points ... which can be recognised within your degree.


  • place 09:00 to 13:00 on 24/01/24 - C 1.13
    Learn to sew - Japanese knot bag
    In person lab session to give students a fundamental knowledge of sewing and industrial iron useage.