1 day Pattern Cutting for Leather and Bags - The Basics

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1-day practical leather bag pattern cutting course
Join us in our Oxfordshire Workshop (UK) for a day of learning and practical skills. Learn directly from Leathersmith and London College of Fashion Lecturer, Georgie Tym as she guides you through designing your own paper patterns from scratch to create 3D shapes for bags and accessories.

Who is this course for?
This 1-day practical bag pattern cutting course is ideal for all experience levels, from beginners to confident makers. A perfect introduction into some of the pattern cutting skills you’ll need to create and design your own bag patterns.

Are you looking to:

Start your own bag brand?
Design your own bags?
Understand the bag making process?
Create bags at home to complete your own handmade wardrobe?
Satisfy a general interest into the skills and techniques required to make your own bags?
If you've answered yes to any of the above, then this is the course for you.

What to expect
Join Georgie to learn the basics of pattern cutting shapes for bags.

This is the course for you if you’re ready to turn those bags you’ve been dreaming up and designing into 3-Dimensional tangible reality.

This is the perfect taster day and leads directly onto the 1 week (5 day) pattern cutting course.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

The course covers:

- Professional methods and best practice
- Basic pattern cutting techniques for shapes
- Pattern design/ development and sequences
- Hands on involvement and demonstrations.

There are NO ADDITIONAL costs. Basic materials will be included.

Time: The course runs from 10am - 4.30pm. There will be tea and coffee breaks throughout and a half hour break at lunchtime.

Lunch will be provided, along with tea, coffee and snacks. Please let us know in the order notes of any dietary requirements.


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Addison Road
OX16 9DH

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Intermediate level
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers


1 day (10:00am to 4:00pm)

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