You design your own backpack, draw up the patterns then cut and make it all yourself. You will learn all the techniques involved in working with leather by producing your own backpack from start to finish! Students will: -Design a pattern -Cutting patterns -Choose leathers -Use tools -Use a sewing machine -Fit hardware -Make straps What is provided: Bring your own leather or select from our collection of leather. Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided and we take 45 minutes for lunch. There are lovely cafes just around the corner.

What's included in the price?

-Cutting patterns -Choosing leathers -Using tools -Sewing -Fitting hardware -Making straps


2 days

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts



Love and Salvage

with Craft Courses since 2020

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We want each student to leave in love with their bag, excited about their designs and confident in their new skills. We provide a relaxed and fun environment and a really practical approach to designing and making. Our workshops are a chance to immerse yourself in the creative process and leave with your own unique bag made entirely from reclaimed leather.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Teenagers
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Overseas Holiday
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Christmas
  • Father's Day
  • Mother's Day
  • Public transport
  • UK Holiday
  • Parking provided
  • Romantic
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Little Man, , 10 Tudor Ln, , Cardiff, Cardiff, CF11 6AZ