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

Next course on 25th November 2017
This Leather Satchel Course will teach you how to prepare, make and hand stitch a vegetable tanned, leather satchel in just two days! Similar in style to the traditional school satchel you’ll make a lightweight leather bag which is designed to carry your tablet as well as other essentials. You will be working from a choice of pre-prepared patterns including a rucksack and while you are here, you will learn how to cut leather, prepare,...
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.
Designer Bag is For Learners to Experienced Crafter's young to older students ( over 14 yrs. &12yrs. with an Adult ) £25 for 10am - 3pm . Come to Our Aladdin's Cave of inspiration choose from over 8,000 Italian Mill Fabric's plus so much more. 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 ,...
Sewing for the petrified! Clare aims to make you feel more comfortable using the sewing machine and teach you the skills to go on to sew more projects of your own. When Clare first got her sewing machine, she was terrified of using it, had noone to show her and so it stayed in the box, gathering dust. Finally she found a (rare) beginners course and learned how to use the sewing machine. She now...
A three hour introductory session with Craft my Day - learn to sew on a machine! 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. Please get in touch for more details or visit the website...
Half day Wet Felting workshops at Chalk Cottage are run on the first Wednesday of every month. The course runs from 10am til 1pm. Come and learn the art of wetfelting and design and make a unique piece with experienced felter and teacher Kris Marriott. Kris worked with sheep and used their fleece for spinning, so becoming a felt maker seemed the obvious next step! This course will allow you to create a picture or...
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.
Next course on 29th September 2017
Join us to make a soft leather bag - choose your colour when you book. The bag is fully lined with an interior pocket. Your tutors are Lizzie and Marian. Lizzie and Marian are both experienced sewers and Lizzie has been making soft leather handbags and travel bags for many years and will enjoy teaching new skills to you. You will be able to make a leather flower to embellish your bag!
Next course on 23rd October 2017
Come and make this fabulous fabric wreath, Everyone has a wreath on the front door at Christmas, but what about inside your home. This Christmas Wreath comprises of easy to make silk Poinsettia flowers, sumptuous bows in luxurious ribbons and incorporates the subtle aroma's of cinnamon and star anise..... really you cannot buy this, be the envy of family and friends. All you need to bring is yourself and some scissors
Make a felted bag at this one day wet felting workshop with Kris Marriott - absolute beginners welcome. Wet felting is the method by which wool fibres are soaked and then formed into fabric by rubbing and rolling. With Kris you will learn how to lay fibres in alternate directions, build them up in layers and add embellishments such as silks, threads, different fibres and even sparkles. Then discover how the basic form of the...