Leather Clutch Bag Workshop
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About the Course
Make a leather clutch bag using vegetable tanned leather. You will be shown how to use leather-making tools safely and to hand sew leather.
The workshop is suitable for adults – beginners or improvers.
• You will create your own design from a pre-made template.
• Experiment with making holes for your clutch bag, dying/painting and sewing leather.
• Cut out the pieces for your clutch bag using a craft knife.
• Dye and or paint your pieces.
• Sew your clutch bag by hand using a lacing pony.
• Apply your own chosen finish.
You will leave the workshop with your own individual clutch bag.
Please note this workshop is over two half days. Class is appropriate for beginners or improvers. Class size: 6 (maximum)
If you are interested in this workshop and would like to do it as a group activity for a celebration such as a birthday or hen party, please get in contact. I can work with you on a suitable date.
Deborette is a qualified teacher of Art and Design and Design Technology. She has 16+ years teaching experience in a secondary school environment. She began making leather goods around four years ago and started the brand B18 Leather, which she sells online and at events.
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?
Materials: All materials are provided.
Complimentary coffee, tea, soft drinks, biscuits and cake are available with this workshop.
If you choose to make a day or weekend trip to the historic Jewellery Quarter, there are many bars, cafes and restaurants to choose from - not forgetting museums. I can guide you on where to eat, stay and visit.