Glove making workshop


Duration: 3 days

Price: £325

Run by: Vajira Peiris
at Peiris Designs

07518599329

Dunkerley Court
Birds Hill
Letchworth Garden City
Cambridgeshire
SG6 1FE

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About the Course

This course provides a great opportunity to learn the difficult techniques and processes of glove making. Learn to stitch a glove. You will get the glove already cut and prepared to stitch and finish. You will be able to design the glove as you required.

Starting from selecting leather, stretching, cutting to final finishing, you will learn the whole process of glove making, including the special tools you need.

Groups of 4 max £1200 per group
By the end of this course you will have:

- explored leather manipulating techniques, pattern making for gloves, leather cutting skills and stitching skills
- explored measuring techniques for glove making
- explored basic hand stitching techniques and advanced finishing techniques.

Prior skills in glove making are not needed to participate in this course as you will learn all the processes and techniques. Perfect for beginners as well as experienced. It would be useful to have some stitching and pattern making skills, though this is not essentials as the basics will be taught.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials and tools
Light lunch, tea and cake



Want to review this course?

We had 3 great days. Vajira is an excellent teacher and learned us all techniques about gloves and mittens. It is so fun to make gloves and they fit very well because during the proces it is possible to messure them on your own size. We are bagmakers from the Netherlands and are experienced with leather. But still we learned a lot.

- - #14911

Thank you so much for a Lovely time. In the Netherlands, were I come from, I found nowere a workshop gloves making. Vajira, you teach us very well and the gloves fits perfectly. They become beautyfull!

- - #14909

Great course with so much information you get about glove making. Vajira is a great teacher and explains everything so well and you can ask any question. She provides everything including patterns etc and describe and demonstrate very clearly. Also work according to students need. There aren't many glove making workshops across UK and this one is the best if you like to learn how to make gloves. It so therapeutic and you learn so much about glove making. Vajira is very friendly and has a great knowledge about glove making. I will definitely recommend this course to anyone who would love to make gloves. Definitely worth the money I spent on this course.

- - #12095

This was an excellent course as I learnt so much about glove making and my from experience have discovered that leather glove making courses are hard to find. Vajira was very helpful, friendly, patient and very knowledgeable about leather glove making. I would definitely recommend this course for anyone who wants to learn how to make leather gloves.

- - #11007

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