1 Day In Person Handbag Making Course (Beginners to Advanced) - 16 diferent styles - £199

$129.00
  •  This course is £199 and includes all material. We require a 50% £99 holding free payment upfront, this secures your place and is a non refundable. The balance of £100 is due a few days before the course commences . Please see out t&C's for further info on having to reschedule your course.
  • Our courses run from 10:00 - 18:00 in our custom build (by my fair hands) garden atudio.
  • We have a maximum of 4 students per class so lots of 1-2-1 attention.
  • We now run all our courses is parallel with eachother so you might be on a course with other people making clothes, handbags or accessories. 
  • All materials are included in this course.  Should you desire a more personalized touch, bring along approximately half a meter of full-width medium-weight fabric for your lining
  • When you arrive all of the leather & stabilisers for your bag will be cut and ready to be assembled.
  • No need to bring anything but your lovely selves and possibly a camera & notepad to document your project.
  • Lunch is provided at a local cafe. We will have a half an hour lunch break during the day. Coffee, tea and biscuits will be provided but if you would rather bring your own then, of course you are more than welcome to.

 

The RJ Leather Studio Bag Choices

 

1. T-Base Tote

Description:  This is a handy size leather t-base tote. It has a nice sturdy base which is ideal for carrying all your essentials for a day out! Magnetic closure. It also has a handy outside and inside patch pocket for quick access for your phone or oyster card.

Level: Beginners

Dimensions: L 40cm x H 30cm x W 15cm 

 

 

2. Shopper/ Tote

Description: This is a fantastic size leather tote bag. It has a nice sturdy base which is Ideal for carrying laptops, heavy books! It also has a handy front patch pocket for quick access for your daily essentials.

Level: Beginners

Dimensions : L 34cm x H 38cm x W 7cm Handle drop 20cm

 

 

3. Hobo with Magnet

 

Description: This is one of my favourite courses. The Hobo bag is a really cool design. It’s a really smart everyday bag that is not only really stylish it also fits a lot inside. it’s got a secure zip pocket and unusual round bugatti handle and interesting hardware.

Level: Beginners

Dimensions: L 34cm x H 34cm x W 10cm Handle drop 20cm

 

The image above is a suede version. You can use leather or suede on the day.

 

4. Flapped Cross Body Bag


Description: This is a very handy sized bag ideal for an everyday bag. It has a secure zipped back pocket. A front patch pocket. A flap with magnetic closure. It has a vegtan leather webbing cross body strap.

Level: Beginners

Dimensions: L 24cm x H 27cm x W 6cm 

 

 

5. New Tote with Bugatti Handle

 

Description: This is a fantastic size leather tote bag and has muliple shapes to it. You can keep it as standard tote, fold it in at the sides or as a cross body bag.  It has a nice sturdy base which is Ideal for carrying laptops, heavy books! It also has a handy zipped and patch pocket inside. It has a magnet closure. Short rounded bugatti grab handle and a detachable cross body strap.

Level: Beginners

Dimensions : L 34cm x H 38cm x W 7cm - Handle drop 20cm

 

6. Bucket Bag


Description: This is a gorgeous bucket bag that can be used worn on your shoulder or cross body, perfect for our busy lives. It has a drawstring closure and an inside zip pocket. It has a really sturdy base and metal feet to protect it from hitting the floor. A super handy long vegtan leather cross-body strap with buckle adjustment.

Level: Intermediate

Dimensions: L 34cm x H 38cm x W 7cm Handle drop 20cm

 

 

7. Messenger Bag

 

Description: This is a fantastic unisex leather messenger bag. It has a front panel that you can choose different colour combo. It has a nice sturdy base and deep inside pocket which is Ideal for carrying laptops, heavy books!

Level: Intermediate

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

 

 

 

8. Zipped Fabric & Leather Hobo Bag

 

Description: It’s a really handy everyday bag that is not only really stylish it also fits a lot inside. It’s got a secure outside zip entrance and inside patch pocket for all your essentials. It features an shoulder strap and optional cross body strap.

Level: Intermediate

Dimensions : L 32cm x H 33cm x W 7cm - Handle drop 20cm


 

 

9. Two Way Fold-Over Tote/Cross Body

 

Description: This is a brilliant bag that can be used two-ways, either as a tote bag or folded over as a cross body bag, perfect for our busy lives. It has a 1 zip pocket on the outside. Optional zip or magnetic closure. Super cute detail on the handles and a long vegtan leather cross-body strap. 

Level: Intermediate

Dimensions: L 40cm x H 30cm x W 15cm

 

 

 

 

10. Weekend Bag


Description:  This is a very spacious leather weekend bag. It has a nice sturdy base which is Ideal for carrying laptops, heavy books ideal for a mini break away! It also has a handy front patch pocket for quick access for your daily essentials.

Level: Intermediate

Dimensions: L 45cm x H 40cm x W 25cm Handle drop 25cm

 

11. Gussetted Cross Body Bag
Description: This is a very handy cross body bag ideal for an everyday use. It has a secure zip entrance and patch pocket inside. It has a vegtan leather or webbing cross body strap. Please note we do not pipe this bag.

Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Dimensions: L 25cm x H 23cm x W 6cm 

12. Large Backpack with front pockets

Description: This is a very spacious large backpack bag design with handy grab handles. The bag features front pockets made from fabric, you can chose on the day what colour and type of fabric, canvas or vintage looks fab. The bag main entrance has a zip. front pocket flap securing with sam browne studs.  Lots of handy spaces to store your things, front pockets and an inside patch pocket.

Level: Advanced

Dimensions : L 40cm x H 45cm x W 12cm - Handle drop 20cm

 

 

 

13. Concertina Bag

Description: The concertina design means you can carry lots in this bag with a double compartment. It is very secure with a flap and turn lock main entrance. It features a secure inside zip pocket. Tabs at the side of the bag for detachable cross body strap or shoulder handle.

Level: Advanced

Dimensions : L 24cm x H 19cm x W 6cm - strap 115cm

 

 

 

14. Saddle Bag

 

Description:

Another handy a cross body bag design in the collection. This is a structured bag. You can choose  the vintage fabric or leather side panel gusset on the first day of the course. It has a handy twist lock front closure. 2 patch pockets for your essentials. The flap has a grab handle and detachable cross body strap.

Level: Advanced

Dimensions : L 25cm x H 22cm x W 10cm - strap 115cm

 

 

 

 

15. Mini Backpack

 

Description: This is a handy size leather backpack. It has a nice secure zip opening, and is quite wide so Ideal for carrying all your essentials for a day out! It also has a handy front zip pocket for quick access and an inside patch pocket. Grab handle and double straps.

Level: Intermediate / Advanced. Experience of sewing is essential for this bag

Dimensions : L 30cm x H 35cm x W 14cm  

* All designs come with a vegtan leather label to customise your design, emboss your name or special words. “Made with love by me” and a strap inside for your keys.

 

 

16. Day Duffel Bag

 

Description: This day duffel bag is great for anyone wanting to carry around lots of books, laptops etc. It is very spacious and accomodates lots but also looks great not filled. It has a nice secure zip opening and sturdy base. You have the option of choosing a canvas or leather body of the bag.  It also has a handy front zip pocket for quick access and an inside patch pocket. The bag features shoulder straps and a detachable webbing cross body strap.

Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Dimensions : L 42cm x H 39cm x W 20cm

 

 

 

Leather Colour Choices

(L to R) Navy, Black, Purple, Dark Green, Taupe, Teal, Fuscia, Red, Tan

 

Location

RJ Leather Studio,

Garden Studio - 49 West Way, Lancing, West Sussex, BN15 8LX.

Upon course booking, you'll receive an email with driving directions and public transport information. Free on-site parking is available, and we're approximately a 30-minute walk from Lancing train station.

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