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Bag making courses

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

Derbyshire - Next course on 25th April 2019
Join us at Crafter's Companion Chesterfield for this hands on workshop and make your own bag to take away! Using new bag-making dies from Gemini by Crafter's Companion, you will die-cut your own fabric and sew together to create your very own bag. Suitable for intermediate sewists or beginners with some experience. Please contact the store for more information.
Bristol - Next course on 1st May 2019
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 leathergoods -...
East Sussex - Next course on 26th April 2019
Make a Clutch bag in just one day in Wolfram Lohr’s Hove studio. Wolfram will teach and support you from designing and adapting our classic handmade clutch template, choosing from our range of different leather, to using hand tools to make your very own handmade leather clutch bag to take home and cherish. Learn how to: • Assess your leather for the job intended. • Design your clutch from an existing template, thinking about colour,...
Oxfordshire - Next course on 25th May 2019
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...
Bristol - Next course on 17th May 2019
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...
Cumbria - Next course on 8th October 2019
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...
I love "Designal" Bags Designer Bag is For Learners to Experienced Crafter's, young to older students, Sewing and non sewing. Come to Our Aladdin's Cave of inspiration choose from over 8,000 Italian Mill Fabric's plus so much more. All seasons Draw a Bag get idea's from 100's of books and Bags as examples ; Choose a Bag shape and Style and make a pattern and Template ; Choose Fabric , Liner, Trims and Zips ;...
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...
Greater London
A three hour introductory session with Craft my Day - get to know your machine! A complete introduction to sewing on a machine with loads of tips, walk away with a shopping bag you made yourself and lots of confidence to carry on sewing. Here at 'Craft my Day' we run small group workshops and short courses, in a studio environment. The classes are very relaxed and fun, whilst giving you real skills and confidence....
Not sure how to use a sewing machine? Need a refresher? In this short session learn how to use a sewing machine and go home having made a cushion cover. After this workshop you will know how to set up the machine and how to create different stitches. This workshop is aimed at complete beginners and will be taught in a maximum group size of six for optimum 1 - 1 time. You can turn...