HANDPAINTED SMALL LEATHERGOODS
Dec
6
7:00 PM19:00

HANDPAINTED SMALL LEATHERGOODS

In this workshop you will be able to craft your own small leathergoods piece (choose from a glasses case, a triangular coin pouch, a half moon purse and a card holder) from vegetable tanned leather and hand paint your piece with own your design. First you will cut the leather following a pattern, then you will hand paint it with specialist leather paint (you can come prepared with a few ideas of designs/shapes/flowers other motifs you'd like to paint). The piece will then be hand-stamped with your initials to personalise it and rivets and metal fittings secured.  You will then hand sew your piece to complete it.  

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MAKE A LEATHER BAG IN A DAY
Jan
23
9:30 AM09:30

MAKE A LEATHER BAG IN A DAY

Choose from 3 bag shapes and loads of coloured leather and learn how to craft your own leather bag using a semi industrial sewing machine.  You will be able to emboss the bag with your name or initials. Your bag will be unlined and will be made from beautiful vegetable tanned leather. 

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STITCHLESS BAGS
Feb
12
6:30 PM18:30

STITCHLESS BAGS

Make your own small shoulder bag from leather with no stitching. Using only rivets, weaving and lacing techniques this is a great introduction to leatherwork.  You will be able to choose from a selection of Italian vegetable tanned leather and to emboss it with your name or other words to personalise it.  The bags are small shoulder style bags, made from hard vegetable tanned leather and are unlined.  

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MAKE A LEATHER BAG IN A DAY
Mar
9
10:00 AM10:00

MAKE A LEATHER BAG IN A DAY

Choose from 3 bag shapes and loads of coloured leather and learn how to craft your own leather bag using a semi industrial sewing machine.  You will be able to emboss the bag with your name or initials. Your bag will be unlined and will be made from beautiful vegetable tanned leather. 

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STITCHLESS BAGS
May
1
10:00 AM10:00

STITCHLESS BAGS

Make your own small shoulder bag from leather with no stitching. Using only rivets, weaving and lacing techniques this is a great introduction to leatherwork.  You will be able to choose from a selection of Italian vegetable tanned leather and to emboss it with your name or other words to personalise it.  The bags are small shoulder style bags, made from hard vegetable tanned leather and are unlined.  

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HANDPAINTED SMALL LEATHERGOODS
May
9
6:30 PM18:30

HANDPAINTED SMALL LEATHERGOODS

In this workshop you will be able to craft your own small leathergoods piece (choose from a glasses case, a triangular coin pouch, a half moon purse and a card holder) from vegetable tanned leather and hand paint your piece with own your design. First you will cut the leather following a pattern, then you will hand paint it with specialist leather paint (you can come prepared with a few ideas of designs/shapes/flowers other motifs you'd like to paint). The piece will then be hand-stamped with your initials to personalise it and rivets and metal fittings secured.  You will then hand sew your piece to complete it.  

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MAKE A LEATHER BAG IN A DAY
May
17
9:30 AM09:30

MAKE A LEATHER BAG IN A DAY

Choose from 3 bag shapes and loads of coloured leather and learn how to craft your own leather bag using a semi industrial sewing machine.  You will be able to emboss the bag with your name or initials. Your bag will be unlined and will be made from beautiful vegetable tanned leather. 

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MASTER BAG DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION COURSE
Nov
13
to Nov 14

MASTER BAG DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION COURSE

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This is an intensive 2 day master class in bag design and construction.  On the first day, you will select a bag you would like to make from a wide choice of designs or come prepared with a sketch or photo of the bag you would like to make.  We will begin by learning basic pattern cutting and making a paper mock up of your chosen style.  You will then select your leather (you are welcome to bring your own leather, please get in touch with me about this) and cut the pattern pieces. On the second day, the leather will then be skived and glued and any pockets, zips, handles, fastenings and other fittings secured before the bag is sewn up using either an industrial leather machine or a semi-industrial sewing machine.  

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STITCHLESS BAGS
Nov
7
10:00 AM10:00

STITCHLESS BAGS

Make your own small shoulder bag from leather with no stitching. Using only rivets, weaving and lacing techniques this is a great introduction to leatherwork.  You will be able to choose from a selection of Italian vegetable tanned leather and to emboss it with your name or other words to personalise it.  The bags are small shoulder style bags, made from hard vegetable tanned leather and are unlined.  

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MAKE A LEATHER BAG IN A DAY
Oct
24
9:30 AM09:30

MAKE A LEATHER BAG IN A DAY

Choose from 3 bag shapes and loads of coloured leather and learn how to craft your own leather bag using a semi industrial sewing machine.  You will be able to emboss the bag with your name or initials. Your bag will be unlined and will be made from beautiful vegetable tanned leather.  

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STITCHLESS BAGS
Oct
9
6:30 PM18:30

STITCHLESS BAGS

Make your own small shoulder bag from leather with no stitching. Using only rivets, weaving and lacing techniques this is a great introduction to leatherwork.  You will be able to choose from a selection of Italian vegetable tanned leather and to emboss it with your name or other words to personalise it.  The bags are small shoulder style bags, made from hard vegetable tanned leather and are unlined.  

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HANDPAINTED SMALL LEATHERGOODS
Sep
26
7:00 PM19:00

HANDPAINTED SMALL LEATHERGOODS

In this workshop you will be able to craft your own small leathergoods piece (choose from a glasses case, a triangular coin pouch, a half moon purse and a card holder) from vegetable tanned leather and hand paint your piece with own your design. First you will cut the leather following a pattern, then you will hand paint it with specialist leather paint (you can come prepared with a few ideas of designs/shapes/flowers other motifs you'd like to paint). The piece will then be hand-stamped with your initials to personalise it and rivets and metal fittings secured.  You will then hand sew your piece to complete it.  

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MAKE A LEATHER BACKPACK IN A DAY
Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

MAKE A LEATHER BACKPACK IN A DAY

Choose from 2 styles of backpack (one with a drawstring closure and the other with a zip opening) and learn how to craft your own backpack using a semi industrial sewing machine. You will be able to mix and match leather colours and tweak the designs to make the bags more your own as well as embossing the bag with your name or any other words you like. Your bag will be unlined and will be made from Italian vegetable tanned leather.  

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MAKE A LEATHER BAG IN A DAY
Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

MAKE A LEATHER BAG IN A DAY

Choose from 3 bag shapes and loads of coloured leather and learn how to craft your own leather bag using a semi industrial sewing machine.  You will be able to emboss the bag with your name or initials. Your bag will be unlined and will be made from beautiful vegetable tanned leather.  

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STITCHLESS BAGS
Jul
11
10:00 AM10:00

STITCHLESS BAGS

Make your own small shoulder bag from leather with no stitching. Using only rivets, weaving and lacing techniques this is a great introduction to leatherwork.  You will be able to choose from a selection of Italian vegetable tanned leather and to emboss it with your name or other words to personalise it.  The bags are small shoulder style bags, made from hard vegetable tanned leather and are unlined.  

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STITCHLESS BAGS
Jul
5
6:30 PM18:30

STITCHLESS BAGS

Make your own small shoulder bag from leather with no stitching. Using only rivets, weaving and lacing techniques this is a great introduction to leatherwork.  You will be able to choose from a selection of Italian vegetable tanned leather and to emboss it with your name or other words to personalise it.  The bags are small shoulder style bags, made from hard vegetable tanned leather and are unlined. 

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MAKE A LEATHER BAG IN A DAY
Jun
30
10:30 AM10:30

MAKE A LEATHER BAG IN A DAY

Choose from 3 bag shapes and loads of coloured leather and learn how to craft your own leather bag using a semi industrial sewing machine.  You will be able to emboss the bag with your name or initials. Your bag will be unlined and will be made from beautiful vegetable tanned leather.  

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MAKE A LEATHER BAG IN A DAY
Jun
27
10:00 AM10:00

MAKE A LEATHER BAG IN A DAY

Choose from 3 bag shapes and loads of coloured leather and learn how to craft your own leather bag using a semi industrial sewing machine.  You will be able to emboss the bag with your name or initials. Your bag will be unlined and will be made from beautiful vegetable tanned leather.  

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MAKE YOUR OWN PAIR OF LEATHER ESPADRILLES
Jun
20
10:00 AM10:00

MAKE YOUR OWN PAIR OF LEATHER ESPADRILLES

In this 3 and a half hour workshop you will learn how make your own pair of luxury leather espadrilles. You will be able to choose from 4 different designs and a wide choice of coloured leather to create your own unique pair. This is a really fun workshop where you will learn lots of basic shoe making skills and end up with the skills to make your own beautiful pair of handmade espadrilles! 

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