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Half day leather accessories workshop


About the Course

Enjoy a half a day making three or four leather accessories of your choice. Choose from a variety of things such as: a coin purse with a press fastener, card holder, felt lined trinket tray, case or purse for your cards or glasses or mobile phone, tassel, key ring, item of jewellery (bracelets) or luggage tag.

This fun workshop is suitable for beginners and you will get all the support, materials and patterns you need to make your own small accessories. Walk away with basic skills and knowledge of leather accessory making to continue working with leather on your own.

This is a great opportunity for a group of friends to spend a half a day together. Fun and exciting experience and a great way to learn to make perfect gifts for your loved once.

Course dates are flexible and can also be run in your area and on your choice of place on request.

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?

All the tools, materials and patterns, plus tea and snacks.


Vajira Peiris at Peiris Designs
E1 4QN
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Suitable for

  • Accommodation offered
  • Children
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Public transport
  • Romantic
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Tutor can travel
  • Wheelchair users

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- - #18873

Vajira was really friendly and helpful.My husband and i are novices and learnt a lot in the half day workshop. Vajira was patient and allowed us to experiment.
We'd recommend the workshop to anyone wanting to get to groups with leather making and for those wanting to make a personal gift for friends and family.
Thanks Vajira.
Danielle and Jamie.

Response from Peiris Designs:

Thanks for coming to do the workshop and it was lovely to have you. I hope you both made the rest of accessories you took the patterns with you. Looking forward to see the small gifts you make.

In-person course
- - #18114

Such a great insight in to the many skilled used to make leather accessories. Vajira was very welcoming and patience. I look forward to trying out some of my new skills at home.

In-person course
- - #17876

Really great class! I now know how to cut, make holes, stitch and add fasteners. Lovely tutor - now going to have to make some pencil cases for my grandchildren!

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- - #17875

Great to understand the basics, specific tools and now I know how to saddlestich. We should be able to use the techniques and patterns for lots of things. We have a lot of leather to use. Our tutor was very clear and patient with us and we have patterns to follow to make glasses cases, pen holders and luggage tags.

I would recommend this knowledge packed course for anyone wanting to learn how to work in leather.

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- - #14714

A very enjoyable morning. Vajira was keen to model and demonstrate her techniques. I have made 2 bracelets, a purse, a key ring and a trinket box.
Thank you very much

In-person course
- - #12097

A great way to spend a half a day learning basics of leather accessory making. Vajira is very knowledgeable and very flexible. The course provide all the tools, materials and patterns you need so I only just have to go and learn how to make small accessories. In the end you can have 4 small accessories made. It's so satisfying!!
Quick response and worth for money as you will have knowledge and accessories made in the end.
Definitely recommend this course.

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