In-person course
in Bishop Auckland

Making a Leather Bag (Rookhope)



A workshop where you will make a bag similar to that in the picture. You will learn how to pattern mark and cut leather, dyeing, edging, burnishing, stitching, rivetting and adding hardware to your final item.

What's included in the price?

Full tuition. All materials and tools. Tea, coffee and biscuits.


8 hours (9:00am to 5:00pm)

Cancellation policy

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



Simply Smallholding

with Craft Courses since 2018

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We are a husband and wife team who run workshops in felting, stained glass, lino printing and silver clay. Eddie, a trained teacher, is the tutor and I do all the marketing and sales. In our ‘spare’ time we run a smallholding. We also produce items for sale through our Facebook page and markets and we also take commissions.


Fell House, Rookhope, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL13 2BD

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Hearing impaired
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Stag dos
  • Hen dos
  • Corporate days out & team building
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