1 Day LIMITED EDITION Leather Seasonal Bag - £199 Intermediate/Advanced

1 Day LIMITED EDITION Leather Seasonal Bag - £199 Intermediate/Advance



We are really excited to launch the first in a series of LIMITED EDITION bag designs. This course design will be available for 6 month only.

To launch this new concept we have this gorgeous cross body bag. It is bursting with personality. 

This design features:

* Tie detail at side

* Inside zipped pocket

* Magnetic closure

* Short grab handle attached with sam Browne studs

* Detachable cross body strap in contrast leather/hair on hide

* Bag feet to keep the leather off the floor

* Fully lined bag with suede lining


 This is a fantastic unisex leather messenger bag. It has a nice sturdy base and deep inside pocket which is Ideal for carrying laptops, heavy books! 

When you arrive your bag will be pre-cut and ready for you to assemble. No need to bring anything but your lovely selves and possibly a camera & notepad to document your project.

Dimensions: L 18cm-24cm x H 24cm x W 16cm - short grab handle and long cross body strap

Leather & Hardware Colours

We have 9 leather colour options for the outer leather - black, tan brown, dark green, navy, purple, taupe, bright red, fuschia  or teal (see image of leather colours in this description, scroll down images)

We then have 9 suede leather choices for the inside lining -  black, tan brown, dark green, navy, purple, taupe, bright red, fuschia  or teal

The metal component choices are gold, silver or antique brass. During the checkout process please select which colour leather and component type you would like. 


Key skills learned in this course

  • How to use our LIMITED EDITION seasonal bag pattern template
  •  Instructions on how to cut leather,  tools to use, what to look out for.
  • Methods & techniques for preparing leather for sewing.
  • Professional ways to sew your bag on the industrial sewing machines
  • Which threads to use
  • Professional construction techniques and methods.
  • How to make a patch zipped pocket
  • How to attach a magnetic closure
  • How to possible and edge paint the raw edge of leather
  • How to secure the sturdy base and feet
  • How to use same Browne studs on the leather handle

Dimensions : L 45cm x H 35cm x W 9cm     Handle drop 25cm



You have the option to work with domestic or industrial sewing machines. We are very lucky to be sponsored by Tysew Sewing Machines and we have a number of different machines all fitted with servo motors which are’ slow speed motors so they are really easy to use and beginner friendly. . 

We highly recommend you using our industrial machines in this course to really give your bag that professional look.

In our studio we have:

One flatbed lockstitch

Two flatbed walking feet

Two walking foot needle feed cylinder arm

Skiving machine

Rivet press

Eyelet press

Popper press

4 Janome domestic sewing machines


Timetable, Booking & Time
To view our timetable click here.  The course runs from 10:30-17:30 weekdays and weekends. 
We now have a max capacity of 4 students. We have a large open plan 6m x 6m space that is very easy to have everyone social distanced apart. All machines have been set up 2m apart and demonstrations will be given to all students one at a time. I will wear a mask for close contact teaching but it is not compulsory for students to wear them as you will all be 2m apart. 

Once you have viewed the timetable and decided which date(s) you would like to attend please click “add to cart” on the course page. During the checkout please write in the dates. 

On the day:
We will have a half an hour lunch break together so please bring lunch and snacks. Before Covid 19 I used to provide lunch and snacks but for now I have been advised for people to bring their own, which I am sad about as I loved providing this.  Coffee / tea will also be provided but if you would rather bring your own then, of course, are more than welcome. 
Unit 7, Suite1, 44 Chartwell Road Lancing Business Centre, Lancing, West Sussex BN15 8UE. Once you have booked the course you will receive an email with driving directions and public transport info. There is limited FREE parking on site and we are around 10 mins walk from Lancing train station.