Come and make a machine sewn leather pouch, perfect for storing a variety of bits and pieces such as phone, cash, makeup or can be used as a clutch bag. You have the option to make a detachable wrist strap. There will be a small selection of coloured leathers to choose from. You will be shown how to use leather making tools and equipment safely and to machine sew leather.
The workshop is suitable for adults – beginners or improvers. You will be provided with an apron to wear during the workshop and will sew your pouch on your own sewing machine.
You will work from a pre-made template.
You will be shown how to use an industrial sewing machine. Focusing on starting, sewing and ending your sewing neatly.
You will practice sewing before you start your pouch.
You will choose your leather and cut the desired shape out using a template.
Sew your pouch using an industrial sewing machine.
Apply an edge-painted finish.
Class is appropriate for: Adults - beginners or improvers
Class size: 4 (maximum)
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 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?
Materials: All materials are provided.
Complimentary coffee, tea, soft drinks, and biscuits 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.
Deborette at Deborette-Creative
Studio 1 Keyhill Drive Hockley Birmingham West Midlands B18 5NY