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Bag making courses, workshops and classes. Learn how to craft your own bespoke tote, satchel, rucksack, messenger or hand bag!

£250
Lancashire - Next course on 6th 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...
£145
Oxfordshire - Next course on 15th October 2018
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...
£35
London
Saturday Sewing Classes! Based in West London Max 8 people per session This is a beginner sewing course so no sewing experience at all is required. We will teach you how to make a basic skirt pattern, how to select the right material for your project, how cut and pin fabric, thread a machine, sew in a straight line keeping to the seam allowance, and how to finish the inside of your skirt to make...
£95
Greater London - Next course on 28th September 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...
£150
Surrey - Next course on 26th September 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...
£120
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...
£150
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 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...
£325
Gloucestershire
Leatherwork -A bespoke Introduction course designed for you and your interests. Compared with a group course the 1-2-1 Introduction to Leatherwork Course is far more focused, gives greater reward and indeed goes into skills not possible in a group, such as adding side panels or gussets to a three dimensional bag project on day two. This course is designed to equip you with all of the basic skills necessary to continue developing your craft at...
£150
Greater London - Next course on 6th 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. Approx dimensions are 38cms wide x...
£85
Suffolk - Next course on 1st November 2018
This is an ideal class for sewing and quilting beginners. We will go through the basics of sewing on a machine, cutting using a rotary cutter, simple quilting and assembling a beautiful tote bag. You are supplied with a sewing machine to borrow for the day and all the fabrics and notions required to complete your bag in the course of the class. All the fabrics we will be using are 100% quilters cotton; beautiful...