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Zippered Coin Bag
Zippered Coin Bag

Tue, Jul 23


Mixxer Makerspace

Zippered Coin Bag

Come learn the basics of how to use a sewing machine and make your own zippered coin bag!

Time & Location

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Jul 23, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Mixxer Makerspace, 1375 N Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Winston-Salem, NC 27101, USA

About the event

Learn the basic sewing skill of how to sew a zipper by making a simple fabric coin bag. In this class, you'll learn the basics of how to use a sewing machine and how to install a zipper using a zipper foot on the machine to create this cute, functional bag!

Mixxer will provide has sewing machines, but if you have a machine you are interested in learning on your own machine feel free to bring it.

Lead by: Lyssa Troemel (she/her) 

Lyssa Troemel is in her third year of studies in Animatronics at UNCSA. Prior to enrolling at UNCSA, she was a props master and puppet builder in the Fort Wayne, IN area. Her work gained the attention of the local band Silbo Gomero and she collaborated with them to produce the award-winning shadow puppet music video “Whale Fall”. She also served on the Board of Directors of Puppeteers of America for two years. She loves to find ways to fuse the arts with technology and continues to do so in her studies. Find her Instagram (@lyssatroemel) or check out her website:

This meet up is for makers 9 years old and older. All makers ages 16 years old and under must be accompanied by an adult.  Please email for any questions.

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  • Class Registration

    +$1.25 service fee



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