Girl’s Night Out at The Cutting Room

I don’t get out to many girls’ nights, so when my friend Taslim from Let ME Out!! invited me for a fun evening at The Cutting Room, I was super excited.

After I found out that we would be sewing our own tote bags, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Because to be honest, my sewing skills consist of sewing on buttons that have fallen off and even that doesn’t look so great.

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I ended up having an amazing time and came home with a tote bag that I actually made on my own and I love!

When we got to The Cutting Room, we ate some pizza and someone brought wine. Then we met Liza, the brains and creativity behind The Cutting Room, a place where you can learn to  learn how to sew, design, make patterns, and even launch your own line of clothing!

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We were taught a little about the sewing machines and how to thread them. Then we picked the materials we wanted to make our totes with.

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With the help of Liza and the other tailors, our group learned step by step, how to put together and stitch our bags. I didn’t actually think I could make it, but I pulled it off! I did it slowly but I learned a lot and in the end I came home with a fabulous camo denim bag with a little bling.

It was a lot of fun to get together with a group of bloggers and actually create something.

A few bags from our night
A few bags from our night

I got so many compliments on my bag and questions about how someone could make their own bag that  I thought I would share about my night.

The Cutting Room offers lots of great classes, not just for adults but also for kids who are interested in fashion design. Here are just a few:

Sewing: https://www.the- cuttingroom.com/classes/ sewing/. This course teaches all of the basic fundamentals of sewing as well as how to use the associated machines.
Fashion Design: https://www.the- cuttingroom.com/classes/ fashion-design/. This course is offered in two 8-week long levels and teaches all aspects of fashion design (pattern making, draping, line sheets, etc.).

Pattern Making: https://www.the- cuttingroom.com/classes/ beginner-pattern-making/. The Cutting Room offers both a 8-week long beginner pattern making course as well as a one-day intensive advanced pattern making workshop. Students will gain pattern making skills and learn varying techniques.

If you are interested in any of their classes, use the code TheWriteBalance30 to get $30 off!
If you want to plan a girls’ night out, a baby shower or even a birthday party, either for grownups or kids, contact The Cutting Room  here by email or phone.

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