Beginner's crossbody bag course



In this online course for beginners you will learn how to make a beautiful, classic leather crossbody bag. You can fit all the essentials in this handbag; mobile phone, wallet, keys, sunglasses... It has a magnet snap closure at the front.

The dimensions of the final bag are approximately:
16cm high x 25cm wide x 6cm deep.

What's included in the price?

With the purchase you get an instant download link with the following:

- a PDF pattern (printable in A4 and A3)
- a 'How to Make' video showing how to make the item from beginning to end
- a PDF handbook with detailed instructions and other tips & tricks
- an introduction to types of leather and how to store & care for it
- an introduction to leather craft tools & hardware with images & names so that it's easy for you to look for the items when buying them
- a suppliers list to get you started
- direct email contact with Sonja, the founder of The Handbag Atelier, for any questions related to handbag and accessory making and leather craft.

What you will need

To make the item you will need vegetable tanned leather (1.8-2mm), a selection of leather crafting tools and hardware.


Sonja at The Handbag Atelier

This course is taught online

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Intermediate level
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers


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