Make a Bag in a Day - Craft it Yourself!
This course is ideal for all, from beginners to confident makers. You will learn the basics of leather craft for accessories and be introduced to techniques including machine stitching on leather, hand finishing and hand cutting. You will also be working with the full spectrum of leather types from soft leathers and suedes to a hard sturdy veg tanned leather. This is a perfect introductory...
As featured on Made in Great Britain on BBC2, 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...
Join Esther Keen from Leather Needle Thread in Bristol to make a leather bag in a day. There is a choice of bucket bag or tote bag and a wide choice of beautiful coloured vegetable tanned full grain leather as well as metallic leather.
Learn how to craft your own leather bag using a semi industrial sewing machine. You will be able to mix and match leather colours and tweak the designs to make the...
Make your own small shoulder bag from leather with no stitching. Using only rivets and lacing techniques this is a great introduction to leatherwork.
You will be able to choose from a selection of Italian vegetable tanned leather and to emboss it with your name or other words to personalise it.
The bags are small shoulder style bags, made from hard vegetable tanned leather and are unlined. You can also make stitchless small leather goods...
"Festival goers" make your own unique bag.
Designer Bag is for learners to experienced crafters, young to older students, sewing and non sewing. Come to our Aladdin's cave of inspiration, choose from over 8,000 Italian mill fabrics plus so much more.
Foil pressing , fringing, screen print, so many techniques.
All seasons .
Draw a bag, get ideas from 100's of books and bags as examples.
Choose a bag shape and style and make a...
Join local Cumbrian weaver, Jan Beadle, on this 2 day workshop where she will take you through the whole process of winding a warp, dressing a loom and then weaving your cloth.
The course is suitable for absolute beginners and also weavers wanting to develop their skills further. You will be working on a 4 shaft table loom and will produce a length which would be suitable for a scarf.
Jan moved to Cumbria in...
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...
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...
Learn to make a hand stitched leather bag in this two day workshop by Evancliffe Leathercraft.
Thisworkshop will teach you to:
Mark and cut out leather.
Cutting leather to form straps.
Dying Veg Tan Leather.
Preparing the leather to be stitched including marking and making the holes for stitching.
Hand stitching leather using the traditional saddle stitch method.
Attaching accessories such as D-rings, fasteners, sliders and buckles*.
Burnishing & Applying finish the leather....
Feel like dusting off that sewing machine again? Is it a long time since you made something for yourself? This is an achievable and fun project to get back into sewing and all materials are included in the price!
This bag was created out of that frustrated feeling when bottles fall over in a regular shopping bag and clink as you walk along. The divider and light padding in this bag avoids this problem and...