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Clothes, hat, bag and shoe making courses and workshops all across the UK. Learn to create your own bespoke garments and accessories from experienced craftspeople.

Lancashire - Next course on 20th October 2018
As featured in The Guardian, learn traditional leatherwork skills at Diamond Awl Workshop. On our two day leather bag making course you will have the choice of making either a messenger bag, tote bag or postal bag. No prior leatherwork experience is needed as you will learn all the core leatherwork skills plus additional techniques that are relevant to the more complex process of leather bag making. You will leave the course having made your...
Greater London - Next course on 24th October 2018
Our Leather Craft Workshop Days are designed to be all about You…. getting hands on and making your very own Clutch Bag or small tablet device case/sleeve (iPad etc). Not suitable for laptops, being too thick and large. Having worked in the industry for over ten years.... Our workshop classes are brand new to London and started November 2017 and are all geared for people with some or no experience of working with, and Saddle...
Surrey - Next course on 17th October 2018
Come along and make a complete leather bag in one day! On the course you will learn about different types of leather and how to select the right type for the right type of bag. Choose from either a tote bag or fold over clutch bag design. You will also learn how to insert a lining, create an internal, zipped pocket as well as how to make and attach handles.  If time allows, you may...
Herefordshire - Next course on 18th January 2019
This course is suitable for beginners but is also a great follow up for students who have already attended one of our shorter courses. The course will begin with students learning the basic leather skills (or refreshing your memory of them) by firstly learning and practicing how to hand stitch leather. You will learn marking out, choosing appropriate leather, hand saddle stitching and raw edge finishing. Following this everyone will make one small unlined saddle...
Join Sandie for a 3 hour morning class to get you using your sewing machine with confidence! With 30 years experience of sewing and bespoke dressmaking Sandie’s Sewing Bee was established in 2016 to share her knowledge with those of all ages. This class is for anyone that would like to be more confident on a sewing machine. You may have had a new machine or have one sitting in the cupboard that you never...
Greater London - Next course on 27th October 2018
Our Leather Craft Workshop Days are designed to be all about You…. getting hands on and making your very own Crossbody Bag from a selection of our premium grade leathers. On our Workshops we don't operate with pre-cut bag templates, but we do have suggested largest sizes for each style of bag and this is solely to ensure you will have enough time on your workshop day to actually complete all the preparation, saddle stitching...
Greater London - Next course on 20th October 2018
Our Leather Craft Workshop Days are designed to be all about You…. getting hands on and making your very own Classic Tote Bag from a selection of our premium grade leathers. For our Tote Bag workshop we're also adding a growing colour range of Suede Leathers in a good weight so your bag can remain unlined so you get a great look and feel on the inside and out. On our Workshops we don't operate...
Oxfordshire - Next course on 12th July 2019
After a very successful debut, the Circus is returning to Towersey and it’s going to be the life drawing event of the year! The Phoenix Studio is extremely proud to welcome to the Drawing Circus to Towersey! They are a troupe of Brighton-based artists, models, art tutors, musicians and performers who put on the most wonderfully spectacular and innovative drawing classes! I’ve been to one of their events before and thought it was a fantastic...
Derbyshire - Next course on 20th October 2018
One day shoe making course in the historic market town of Ashbourne in Derbyshire. The course is led by Judi Cook an award winning shoe designer, who has worked for internationally renowned footwear companies in the UK and abroad. She has also lectured at Leicester Polytechnic (now De Montfort University). The course is for ladies with no prior knowledge of shoe making but who love crafting, and are handy with a pair of scissors and...
West Midlands
Create your very own fascinator in this one day workshop based in my very own studio in Kings Heath. £95 for individual tuition, or £160 in total for you and a friend. This is where the magic happens, and you will have exclusive access to all materials, tools and my expertise for your day in the studio.   Date to be arranged to suit, and can be a week day or weekend. You can learn lots...