2 Day In Person Handbag Making Course - Sixteen Bag Choices - £349 - 9-11/6/2023 (pick two dates from three)
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- This is a great introduction to making high end leather bags. On this two-day course you will learn an array of professional bag making techniques.
- You will learn about different leathers, stabilisers and cutting techniques for leather and fabric and will be able to take home your bag pattern
- You will learn different edge finishes and different types of construction for handles, zips, hardware and pockets
- You will use a range of tools and machinery including industrial sewing machines, rivet press, skiving machine and hand tools
- Our courses run from 10:30 - 18:00 and have a maximum of 4 students per class.
- All materials are included in this course.
- No need to bring anything but your lovely selves, a packed lunch and possibly a camera & notepad to document your project.
- 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.
- Choose leather, lining and hardware colours
- Choose which bag you would like to make from 16 different patterns
- Cut everything for your bag
- Introduction to sewing on the industrial machines
- Prepare panels for sewing
- Construction of pockets
- Preparing all leather edges
- Sewing panels
- Using machinery and tools for finishing your bag to a professional standard
The Bag Choices
Description: This is a gorgeous bucket bag that can be worn on your shoulder or cross body. It has a drawstring closure with eyelets. It features an outside zip pocket and inside patch pocket. It has a sturdy base and optional metal feet. You can add a detachable cross body bag strap.
Dimensions : L 34cm x H 38cm x W 7cm - Handle drop 20cm
Two-way Foldover Crossbody / Shopper
Description: This is a versatile bag that can be used in two different ways, either opened up as a shopper or folded over as a cross body bag. It has a main entrance zip and secure outside zip pocket. The grab handles have optional woven leather construction.
Dimensions : L 35cm x H 25cm x W 7cm - Handle drop 20cm, Cross body strap 115cm
Gusseted Cross Body
Description: Bang on trend, this is a very handy cross body bag. It's small but surprisingly roomy inside. It features piped edge detail. Inside you have a convenient zipped and patch pocket. Detachable crossbody strap that can be webbing, leather or hair on hide (in picture)
Dimensions : L 25cm x H 22cm x W 8cm - Strap length 115cm
Description: This is a padded laptop bag. The bag can be padded on the leather or the lining to support your laptop. It features an outside flapped pocket with a turn lock for your cables. The style of the pocket can be changed leaving the design to your taste. It has grab handles and a cross body strap.
Dimensions : L 43cm x H 33cm x W 8cm - Handle drop 20cm Cross Body strap 115cm
Description: This is a fantastic unisex very spacious messenger bag. It has a front panel that can be a contrast to the main colour. It has the option of a sturdy or soft base and a deep inside patch and zip pocket. The main entrance to the bag is zipped so an all round very secure bag. It has grab handles and a cross body strap.
Dimensions : L 45cm x H 35cm x W 9cm - Handle drop 20cm Cross Body strap 115cm
Description: This is a fantastic size leather tote. It has a nice sturdy base which is ideal for carrying laptops and heavy books. It has a handy zipped or patch outside pocket and a secure pocket inside. It has the option of a magnet or zipped main entrance depending on your preference.
Dimensions : L 34cm x H 38cm x W 7cm - Handle drop 28cm
Boxed Cross Body
Description: This is a very handy sized boxy crossbody bag. It has a magnetic closure. The bag features a front pocket on the outside of the bag and a secure zip pocket on the back of the bag. You can add details to the main body or keep it classic and plain. The cross body strap can be webbing or leather.
Dimensions : L 25cm x H 28cm x W 9cm - Cross Body strap 115cm
T Based Tote
Description: This t-base tote is a classic design. It features a magnetic or zipped main entrance closure. You can choose a zipped or patch pocket for the front of the bag and a secure inside patch pocket. The bag has a wide sturdy base so great for carrying lots in it. The handles can be vegtan or chrome tanned.
Dimensions : L 40cm x H 30cm x W 15cm - Handle drop 28cm
Description: The unisex backpack a great must have for anyone. It features a gusseted front zipped pocket and the main entrance is also zipped. The shoulder straps can be padded for comfort, there is a convenient grab handle . Inside you can have a patch or zipped pocket. The sloped front panel is very stylish and makes this design stand out from most backpack designs.
Dimensions : L 32cm x H 42cm x W 13cm
Duffel / Weekend Bag
Description: If you choose this bag then you will need to book a weekend away to celebrate. It has been such a popular design. The bag features a secure base so you can really pack it out with all your clothes. It has a front patch pocket and inside zip pocket. The bag features folded shoulder straps that are really comfy and an optional detachable cross body strap.
Dimensions : L 45cm x H 40cm x W 25cm - Handle drop 30cm Cross Body strap 80cm
Messenger or Backpack
Description: This is a great multifunctional unisex bag design, it can be a backpack or messenger with detachable webbing strap.The main body is 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.
Dimensions : L 40cm x H 45cm x W 12cm - Handle drop 20cm
Flapped Cross Body Bag
Description: We all know how handy a cross body bag can be. The concertina design means you can carry lots in this bag. 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.
Dimensions : L 24cm x H 19cm x W 6cm - strap 115cm
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.
Dimensions : L 25cm x H 22cm x W 10cm - strap 115cm
Description: It’s a really smart everyday bag that is not only really stylish it also fits a lot inside. it’s got a secure outside zip pocket and inside patch pocket for all your essentials. It features an unusual round bugatti shoulder handle and optional cross body strap.
Dimensions : L 34cm x H 34cm x W 10cm - Handle drop 20cm
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 zipped and patch pocket inside. It has a magnet closure. Short rounded bugatti grab handle and a detachable cross body strap.
Dimensions : L 34cm x H 38cm x W 7cm - Handle drop 20cm
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
Clutch & Mobile Phone Case
Two of our best selling courses combined
Description: This is a fabulous introduction to working with leather. The clutch bag is a perfect size for an Ipad or evening bag. Inside patch pocket. It’s really versatile and a super handy size, you can choose to have it as a clutch bag with wristlet or attach a cross body strap.
Dimensions : L 30cm x H 20cm x W 1cm
Mobile Phone Case
Description: This is a fully customisable and unique mobile phone case with a card holder on the back. You can choose to have it as a phone case or attach a cross body strap.
Dimensions : L 11cm x H 20cm x W 1cm
* All designs come with a vegtan leather label to customise your design, emboss your name or special words. “Made with love by me”
Unisex Duffel Bag
Description: This duffel bag his perfect for a weekend away or a day shopping. It has a nice secure zip opening. You have the option of choosing a canvas or leather body of the bag. The bag has a leather base to protect it from getting wet. 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.
Dimensions : L 40cm x H 42cm x W 14cm
(L to R) Navy, Black, Purple, Dark Green, Taupe, Teal, Fuscia, Red, Tan
Gold, Silver, Antique Brass
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