Each month, Bags by Carmen hosts different workshops teaching you the skills to create your own handmade bag.

Below is our guide to booking a sewing workshop via both desktop and mobile. 

Book a sewing workshop on a desktop

Sewing Workshop Browse button

When you have selected this it will show you a range of workshops available to book, scrolling down the page will show you more. 

  • Hover your mouse over the workshop you would like to book or would like more information and then click the picture or click ‘select options’.

  In this example, we are selecting ‘Sewing Workshop May | Log cabin Messenger Bag

How to book a sewing class

When you have selected the workshop you will then be shown a description page, you can read full descriptions below and view pictures of an example project. 

  • 1) Click on the ‘Choose a date’ and select the day you would like to book. There are usually four options which range from a half-day to full day. When you select the day you are interested in, it will show the correct pricing for you. 
  • 2) Click ‘Add to Basket

add to basket bags by carmen


After you have added your workshop you will be taken to the basket page. 

  • 1) You can either continue to shop where you can add further products to your basket OR
  • 2) If you have finished shopping and you would only like one workshop click ‘Proceed to checkout’. 

After you have selected ‘Proceed to checkout’ it will take you to a checkout page.

  • 1) Firstly check that your order is the correct workshop and the correct date 
  • 2) Fill in your billing details 
  • 3) Choose your payment method, you can either pay via PayPal (this will take you to a different page to complete before bringing you back) or you can pay via direct bank transfer. These will be shown to you on the completion page. Your order will be confirmed when payment has been received. 
  • 4) Make sure you read the T&Cs and check the box to say you are happy with these. 
  • 5) Click ‘Place Order’. 

placing order bags by carmenYour order will now be complete and you will be shown a confirmation page. You will also receive a follow-up email confirming your order. 

And there you have it! You will be booked onto the workshop and I shall look forward to welcoming you!

Booking a sewing workshop on a Mobile: 

Mobile homepage


  • Click on Browse Workshops  


Mobile browse workshops

  • Click on Workshop Month of your choice 


Mobile workshop page


  • Click on Choose an Option. Select your preferred date and click on Done


Mobile Choose Date bagsbycarmen 

  • Click on Add to Basket


Mobile Instock


  • Check the Quantity and Total are as expected.  Click on Proceed to Checkout


Mobile Basket 

  • Complete the Billing Details * items (i.e. Name, Address, Phone, Email etc).  If required, click on Create an account.



  • Select Payment Method as Direct Bank Transfer or Paypal.
  • Click on Agree to Terms & Conditions.  Click on Place Order.

Mobile choose payment method

  • Your Order Details and Payment Method will be confirmed on-screen.
  • A confirmation email will be sent for your records.
  • A list of what you need to bring with you will be sent to you closer to the time.

  • And voila! You have been booked onto the workshop.

If you are unsure and need help booking your workshop, please do get in contact with me. 

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