DIY Leather Purse Craft it Yourself! This DIY PURSE KIT is ideal for all. From total beginners to confident makers you CAN make your own luxury leather purse at home. 9 leather colours to choose from, personalisation options and 2 hardware colours. These make great gifts ? ? You will learn the basics of leather craft for accessories and be introduced to techniques including application of wax and edge finishing, screw-in hardware, hand stitching on leather and purse construction. This is a perfect introductory course to start your journey into Leather work and accessory making as you will experience the wide variety of tasks involved in the work and create a bag to be proud of. This is the perfect pack to keep you busy crafting at home when you are looking for a new hobby. In order to complete your purse you will need to follow the step-by-step instructions included in the pack. There will be pre-cut leather pieces which require you to finish with a wax included in the pack. You will attach hardware and sew the leather to complete the purse. It is great if you have a small screw driver to hand but not a necessity. Although the pack is pre-prepared and work has been completed for you do not fear as there is still plenty of work and learning for you to do. The purse has a flap and sam browne stud closure. It is a raw edge construction to give a classic look. Completed in this buttery soft vegetable tanned leather results in a supple but structured piece. The bag is unlined but the size ensures the perfect space for all essentials. The dimensions of the purse are H 80mm x W 110mm x D 7mm and it will be the same construction as the bag in the photos featured. There are no additional costs. All tools, leather, hardware and products will be included in the kit. There is a selection of leather and hardware colours for you to choose from but if you require a bespoke colour please get in touch as we may be able to help.

What's included in the price?

All equipment, leather and hardware supplied. There is a step-by-step printed instruction sheet and a video to help you complete the kit

What you will need



2 hours



Hands of Tym

with Craft Courses since 2018

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During training at Cordwainers, London College of Fashion in 2010 I learnt how to design, make and manufacture bags professionally. Following a varied career in Accessories design and development across many roles and international brands I set up Hands of Tym in 2016. The courses I offer are suitable for all, from experienced to total novice. Come along to learn something new, and design and make your own leather bag in a day.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Children
  • Wheelchair users
  • Evenings
  • Hen dos
  • Intermediate level
  • Weekends
  • Romantic
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Long term / weekly / monthly
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Public transport
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Tutor can travel
  • Stag dos
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