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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 5th September 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 22nd August 2018
Our Leather Craft Workshop Days are designed to be all about You…. getting hands on and making your very own Clutch Bag. 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 Stitching vegetable tanned leathers of various thicknesses depending on the course you choose, with classes kept...
Surrey - Next course on 22nd August 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...
Derbyshire - Next course on 1st September 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...
Flintshire - Next course on 15th September 2018
SCARF MAKING Create a beautiful scarf using re-cycling and up-cycling techniques. Turn your old clothes into something useful to be admired by all you friends. This three hour course shows you the techniques required to add a lift to your wardrobe. All materials will be provided by Learn to be Crafty, unless of course you have a particular project in mind and wish to bring you own. The philosophy at Learn to be Crafty is...
North Somerset
Come along and to make a fully fitted, boned, lined, and back-laced corset in a material of your choice. The Corset provides excellent support and bodyshaping, in my informative weekend Workshops. These corsets are created to be worn as outer or under garments and can reduce your waistline by up to 5 inches. I encourage all sizes from XXS to XXXL plus. Nobody is too large or too small. Over the two day workshop you...
Warwickshire - Next course on 8th September 2018
Create your very own fascinator in this one day workshop in Hampton in Arden, Solihull. You can learn lots of techniques using a fabulous material called sinamay, available in loads of gorgeous colours. You can learn how to make: Roses Lillies Bows & loops Leaves Buttercups 'Feathers' All materials will be provided plus a lovely hat box to take your finished design home with you! Suitable for beginners & suitable for vegans! Booking in advance...
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 15th September 2018
Our Leather Craft Workshop Days are designed to be all about You…. getting hands on and making your very own Small Crossbody Bag from a selection of our premium grade leathers. Approx dimensions are 28cms wide x 28cms tall. These are not fixed dimensions and can be altered, we just need to ensure the stitching time is achievable within your day workshop. Please do bear in mind that You will be making every part of...
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...