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Mini Bag Making Workshop


Duration: 2 hours

Price: £50

Run by: Alison Hastie
at Green Shoes

01647 440735

26A
Cross Street
Moretonhampstead
Newton Abbot
Devon
TQ13 8NL

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About the Course

On this 2 hour workshop participants will choose patterns in leather and use leather thonging to hand sew their very own Mini Bag.

This 2 hour workshop is suitable for complete beginners and you will go home with your own mini bag which is large enough to fit your keys, wallet and phone.

Feel free to bring your own applique or use ours! Get creative, you could bring; ribbons, buttons, fake flowers, etc.

Vegan options available.

Children need to be accompanied by an adult.

This workshop tends to run on a Saturday but dates can be flexible, get in touch to arrange a date.

Please do get in touch for more details via the contact form above.

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?

All materials, tea and coffee.



Want to review this course?

The teaching is good, I didn't know about the Cow! How that works.
There's a lot to get in in one day, so I felt stretched to work hard, but you get your money's worth. I love my results. A bit lumpy around the stitching, I don't know if that's me or the leather! The shoes are a bit on the big side for me, but I've put extra thick insoles in, and they feel like a dream.
Thank you so much for working so hard to make the day a treat in your lovely chapel. It really feels like something very special, to be able to make my own shoes in one day, which will last my lifetime and be repairable. Such a feeling of achievement and I keep catching myself looking at my feet. My pedal extremities really are beautiful! xxx

- - #9147

The moccasin making workshop was excellent. A small group of novice moccasin makers spent the day learning to understand leather, cut out, skive (in the technical sense), punch, sew and last, in the convivial Green Shoes workshop. By the end of the day we all had bespoke shoes, with just the finishing of the soles to be done after we had finished. Alison Hastie and Rose Choules were skilled and attentive tutors, watching out for when which of us needed additional help, and ensuring the shoes were perfect. And of course, throughout, there was chatter and concentration in equal measures, so a really good time was had. I learnt a lot and have a lovely pair of shoes! Thanks for a stimulating, stretching and fun day.

- - #6519

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 23rd February 2019

  • Child friendly
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly

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