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

Williams Handmade offers this One - on - One bespoke leather workshop where you are the only participant so the workshop can be completely tailored to what you would like to learn or make. Whereas all of our other group courses are based on learning hand stitching on the one - on - one workshop it is possible for you to learn how to machine stitch leather. You could also learn how to make patterns...
Next course on 20th January 2018
This course is suitable for beginners but is also a great follow up for students who have already attended our half day or one day beginner’s course, who should expect to be able to make a more complex product than complete beginners The course will begin with students learning the basic leather skills (or refreshing your memory of them) by firstly making a small card case or coin purse on the first morning. You will...
Make a unique and beautiful felt bag - one day workshop Discover felt making! This workshop will give you a taste of the art of felt making. You will learn different techniques of wet felting, using Merino wools, exploring techniques such as flat felt making, making felt balls and ropes and using silks and yarns to add embellishments to the felt. You'll make a felt bag to take home. This course is suitable for beginners...
Next course on 16th October 2017
Design and make your very own felt bag or felted panel. It may be a handbag or iPad case - or something else - you decide. Aimed at the beginner, you'll find wet-felting a wonderfully versatile craft and a fascinating process. With plenty of materials to hand you'll be able to let your imagination run free - and leave ready to embark on your next felt creation! With years in the animation industry, making sets...
Click through top left hand link to our own website to see remaining 2017 Quirky courses and by using the 'keep me posted' icon you will receive the new 2018 course list when it is released in early November. Many of our early courses get booked up for Christmas presents. Make a Marvellous Messenger bag with Emma Redfern 9.30am -4.30pm A large, fully lined cross body bag with a piped flap closure. Participants will need...
9am – 5pm at Tanner Bates Leather Workshop, The Shops at Dartington, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6TQ Make a beautiful leather satchel from fine Italian leather We have created a pattern for an old-school satchel that enables you to both learn lots of techniques and make something substantial size-wise that will be useful everyday! Come to Dartington, Devon, the home of craft. What we’ll teach in the 1-day course: How to mark out leather from a...
Next course on 6th October 2017
Full board 3 night residential craft holiday in picturesque Malhamdale in the Yorkshire Dales. Discounted rates available for early bookings! Join our bag maker extraordinaire as she guides you through the process of making a beautiful bespoke leather handled tote bag. From affixing handles and creating structure, to inserting a zipped pocket and adding embellishments. A sewing machine you are familiar with is essential. Holiday Highlights: Create your own beautiful bespoke leather handled tote bag...
Vintage Style and Modern Clutch Bag Workshop Learn how to make a professional clutch bag with a metal kiss lock frame. Take the mystery out of, how these bags are created, We will teach you how to choose the right fabrics and interfacing, how to fuse our interfacing to fabric successfully to get a professional finished structured bag. You will make up two types of clutch bags in calico ( plenty of spare calico available...
This course is for people with some experience of sewing and using a sewing machine. You will be making this drawstring topped padded sewing bag with pockets, handles and a flower pin cushion. The course runs as two 2.5 hour classes or as a 5 hour class on various dates.
My tuition covers design, garment construction and research methods. I teach one to one sessions or small groups 2-3, in beginners block making, pattern making, industrial machine sewing/overlocking, rag rugging, garment construction and research methods. All lessons are at my studio in Knottingley, West Yorkshire. £25 per hour.