DIY Leather Pouch / Clutch Craft it Yourself! This DIY zip pouch kit is ideal for all. From total beginners to confident makers you CAN make your own luxury leather bag at home. 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 bag 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 bag you will need to follow the step-by-step instructions included in the pack. There will be a pre-cut leather piece and hole punched zip panel which will require you to finish the leather with a wax included in the pack and sew the leather to the zip to complete the bag. 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 pouch has a zip top 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 160mm x W 240mm 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 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. More kits available (see my other listings using the "more from this maker" button).

What's included in the price?

All equipment, leather and hardware supplied. There is a step-by-step printed document to follow also


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

  • Teenagers
  • Children
  • Wheelchair users
  • Stag dos
  • Evenings
  • Intermediate level
  • Weekends
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Long term / weekly / monthly
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Hen dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Daytime (weekdays)
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