Course Provider: Tanner Bates Leather School
Contact Name: Rachel Mepham
Telephone: 01803 866788
Tanner Bates Leather School
The Shops at Dartington
Course Length: 1 Day 9am-5pm
5 star rating, 1 reviewers.
9am – 5pm at Tanner Bates Leather Workshop, The Shops at Dartington, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6TQ
Make a beautiful leather satchel from fine Italian leather
We have created a pattern for an old-school satchel that enables you to both learn lots of techniques and make something substantial size-wise that will be useful everyday! Come to Dartington, Devon, the home of craft.
What we’ll teach in the 1-day course:
How to mark out leather from a pattern, cut the leather and make holes for buckles, straps and attachments
How to make your own lace and assemble your satchel using a lacing technique.
"It was an absolute privilege to be able to share John’s passion for creating quality leather goods" Alistair
2 Optional extras: an inner pocket/divider £15 and a top handle £15. The extras can be decided on and paid for when you come to the workshop.
Suitable for enthusiastic beginners minimum age 14; younger only with parental supervision
The maximum number of students is 8
Please note that the Masterclass requires a minimum of 4 students for it to run
What's included in the price?
The pattern and leather options for you to choose from
Use of the right tools
Expert, light-hearted tuition
What’s not included
Snacks or beverages, although there are several great options close by
Don’t forget… your spectacles if you normally need them!
Kerry Partridge -
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