I am happy to invite you to my Kingston upon Thames studio for short individual or small group workshops/courses on how to make leather bags and other leather accessories. You can make a pretty leather accessory for yourself or as a handmade gift for loved ones). Please, see my listings for the full range of available workshops. All items can be personalised.
This 1 - full day course is an excellent introductory course for anyone interested in getting a feel for what it means to actually make a slightly more complex leather bag. During this course, you will not only be making this crossbody bag but also personalise it with your own choice of colour and edging. The size of the bag is approximately 19cm x 14cm x 5cm.
During this course you will be able to apply and learn the following techniques:
- How to work with multiple pattern pieces;
- How to cut leather pieces and punch holes for stitching;
- How to do saddle stitching;
- How to colour or burnish edges;
- How to glue with Eco stick;
- How to attach rivets, sam browns, magnets;
- How to print logo “handmade” on hot foil machine;
- How to make a simple leather strap.
Duration: 1 day (6-7 hours).
Our workshops are available on most weekdays and Saturdays between 10:30-20:00. If you have specific suggestions regarding times/dates, please, message us, and we will try our best to accommodate your preferences. If you have any questions, please, write)
Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.
The workshop fees cover leather and other required materials. Tools are provided for students to use.
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