Impress your friends by making your own leather satchel! This is a beautiful and classic style and by far the most popular of our courses. It is a perfect bag to take with you when out & about and easily fits a wallet, mobile phone, keys and sunglasses! The dimensions of the final product are approx. 15cm high x 20cm wide x 7cm deep.
You won't need a sewing machine as the handbag will be stitched by hand.
If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
With the course you will get the following which can all be downloaded from our website or you can access the material online as well:
- a PDF pattern (printable in A4 or A3)
- a detailed video showing how to make the item from beginning to end
- a handbook with detailed instructions and other tips & tricks (.pdf)
- an introduction to different types of leather (.pdf)
- an introduction to the tools & hardware required (.pdf)
- a suppliers list (.pdf)
- exclusive access to our online community
With this course, you will also get a pattern for a leather strap and instructions & a video showing how to make one.
What you will need
To make the item you will need vegetable tanned leather (1.8-2mm), a selection of leather crafting tools and for hardware you will need a magnet snap (20mm), 2x D-rings (20mm) and a buckle (20mm). If you are making a leather strap, you will also need 2x swivel snap hooks (20mm), another buckle (20mm) and three double cap rivets (8x8mm).
You can find a list of the bare minimum tools required on our website (FAQ) but you will get a detailed list of tools with the course.