stitchless Bags

 

Thursday 13th September 

6.30pm to 9.30pm

in bristol studio, Unit 19B Barton Hill Trading Estate, Bristol , Bs5 9bb

£85 includes all materials

Tuesday 9th October 

6.30pm to 9.30pm

in bristol studio, Unit 19B Barton Hill Trading Estate, Bristol , Bs5 9bb

£85 includes all materials

 
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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.  You can also make stitchless small leathergoods - choose from a simple purse a card holder, a glasses case, a travel pouch, a phone case or a tablet case. 
You will learn how to

  • cut leather from a pattern using a scalpel
  • hole punch leather
  • leather lacing techniques
  • set rivets and other fastenings
  • emboss leather to personalise it with your name or initials 
  • use a variety of traditional leatherwork tools