2 Day Handstitch a Zip Bag Workshop

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Join me in my Bristol studio in Montpelier to learn how to handstitch your very own modern and handy zipped shoulder bag.  The class size is limited to a maximum of 4 people to ensure you get plenty of one to one attention! 

YOU WILL LEARN

  • How to use a variety of leather work tools to cut, punch out and finish leather.
  • How to set metal rivets to join leather. 
  • How to use a stitching pony to execute traditional saddle stitch
  • How to sew in a zip to your bag
  • How to glue leather to prepare it for handstitching
  • You'll be given the choice to sew a fabric lining at home (if you own a sewing machine) - I'll give you the paper pattern and tell you how to sew it. Adding in a inner zipped pocket. 
  • The bag measures 25cm (9.8") wide by 15cm (5.9") high by 8cm (3") deep
  • Choose from a wide selection of coloured leather - design your own unique bag by colourblocking your bag. 
  • Choose from a selection of colourful metal zips
  • If you fancy, emboss your bag with your name or initials - discover how to use a hot foiling machine

WORKSHOP LOCATION

Leather Needle Thread, Studio 2, Apperley Studios, 1 St Andrews Road, Bristol, BS6 5EH - just ring the buzzer on arrival! 

WHAT'S INCLUDED 

  • A wide range of responsibly-sourced Italian vegetable tanned leather to choose from 
  • Solid brass or nickel buckles and fittings
  • Choice of leather or webbing strap
  • Tea, coffee and biscuits
  • We'll break for a short lunch - there are lots of fabulous independent cafes nearby for lunch

 

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The saddle bag measures 30cm (12”) wide by 20cm (8”) high by 8cm (3”) deep. The strap is adjustable with a solid brass buckle and measures 95cm (37”) at shortest/120cm (47”) at longest.

The bucket bag measures 25cm (10”) wide by 25cm (10”) high by 25cm (10”) deep. The strap is adjustable with a solid brass buckle and measures 95cm (37”) at shortest/120cm (47”) at longest.

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