Leather Travelers bag 2 day course with Catherine Edwards West Yorkshire



We’re very happy to welcome back Catherine Edwards to teach more of her very popular 2 day leather bag making workshops. Create your own beautiful leather Bags with solid brass or chrome buckle and fittings.

Spend two creative days producing and personalizing your own Messenger/satchel/Travellersaddle Bag in a smooth natural hide.

Small, and friendly group, supervised by Catherine, this workshop is a great way to introduce yourself to working with leather and will teach you important basic skills, original ideas and creativity are encouraged as you are individually tutored.

Try a range of techniques under expert guidance including pattern cutting, stitching, punching, edge finishing, rivetting, dyeing and mark making, working with vintage and antique tools, all materials are provided.

Suitable for all levels.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Materials and use of all tools.

At the moment we are asking you to bring your own drinks and snacks/lunch. There are shops and cafes nearby if you wish to visit them.


Joe Gregory at Creative with Nature


Creative with Nature Workshop & Gallery
27 Rochdale Road
OL14 7LA

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Father's Day
  • Hearing impaired
  • Hen dos
  • Intermediate level
  • Mother's Day
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • UK Holiday


2 days (10:30am to 4:30pm)

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In-person course
Owen Renwick - - #31647

The course is really enjoyable and the end-product is amazing. Cathy was a very patient and helpful teacher and made the experience really fun.

Response from Creative with Nature:

Thanks so much for your review Owen. Really glad you enjoyed the day!
Joe Gregory. Xx

In-person course
Linda - - #30037

Absolutely loved the 2 day bag making course. Cathy lets people go at their own pace as and when needed. She is excellent at sharing her knowledge and giving hints and tips as you go along. My relatives are really impressed with my bag and it will last for years and years. I've always been a craft person and this has opened up my world being able to use leather work techniques on different fabrics and papers.

Response from Creative with Nature:

Really glad you enjoyed your course Linda. Thanks for coming back. Xxx

In-person course
Fay Pendell - - #26142

Fun and informative day - I love the leather apron I made

Response from Creative with Nature:

thanks for leaving a review Fay and glad you enjoyed the day. xx

In-person course
Manfred Laskowski - - #26334

The course was interesting, informative and well structured. The day was very enjoyable and a great deal was learned. The course tutor Cathy was very knowledgeable and knew how to interact with the people on the course.

Response from Creative with Nature:

really glad you enjoyed the day manfred! thanks for leaving a review. xx

In-person course
Carole brierley - - #23441

Friendly yet professional.So pleased with finished product

Response from Creative with Nature:

thanks carole for the review: ) joe. xx

In-person course
Mari Browne - - #23135

Wonderful working with Cathy on the apron and signed up to make a satchel too. Everything well organised and explained

In-person course
laura barnes - - #22391

I did the apron course and completely impressed myself even with some hand stitching. Cathy was brilliant and very helpful - has a lot of experience and patience. I have signed up to the leather satchel weekend in July.

Response from Creative with Nature:

Thank you Laura for a lovely review! I'm really happy with Cathy Edwards leather courses here. What a lovely and talented teacher she is: ) Joe. xx

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