1 Day Bag Making Course - Beginners/Intermediate

Yes its that time of year, blimey what a year it has been. Seeing as last years deal went down so well with you and this year has been so pants, I thought I would treat you all to another BOGOF deal.

This Black Friday. I am offering a buy 1 get 1 free on all our 1 day courses. This can be 2 courses for yourself or you might like to give it to a friend of family member as a Crimbo pressie. 

The offer will be live from midnight on Thursday 26th - Midnight Friday 27th of November 2020


1 ) Select which 2 courses that you would like ( these can be swapped at a later date so don't panic)

2) Add them to cart

3) Apply this code at the checkout:        BOGOF2020

4) Pay for course

5) Then once you have looked out the timetable, please get in touch to confirm which course and which date (s) you would like to attend. 

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch. rj.leathersewingschool@gmail.com

{Disclaimer: Once you have bought your BOGOF deal this cannot be refunded. The BOGOF purchase voucher will not expire, you can use it in 1 month or 3 years time whenever works for you. Your purchase can be exchanged for 2 large bag making kits to make at home if you change your mind about attending.}



Rebecca Jane is a true artisan she has worked for many designers, including Givenchy, Stuart Vevers, Luella, Robert Cary Williams and Paul Seville. Her experience of working in these different design houses gave her the insight into how to run a fashion label.

In 2008 Rebecca combined this knowledge with her passion for eco design and Rebecca-Jane own handbag range was born. The label was sold world wide in boutiques, departments stores and markets. Clocking up a staggering 5000 bags being sold and creating them all in-house at the RJ headquarters. Rebecca comes from a creatives family she has a broad knowledge of making and designing and specialises in handbag design. 
Rebecca has taught at different colleges and universities throughout her career and in January 2013 decided to start the RJ Leather Sewing School specialising in courses for in Handbag design and making. Her courses are set out for complete beginners to experienced sewers and designers. The course focus on soft turned leather bags all made on domestic or industrial sewing machines.
We run weekly course from our head office studio in Lancing near Brighton and POP-UP courses at "I Made This Craft" in Godalming and "Made & Making" in Hassocks Garden Centre. 
Timetable, Booking & Time
To view our timetable click here.  The course runs from 10:30-17:30 weekdays and weekends. 
We now have a max capacity of 4 students. We have a large open plan 6m x 6m space that is very easy to have everyone social distanced apart. All machines have been set up 2m apart and demonstrations will be given to all students one at a time. I will wear a mask for close contact teaching but it is not compulsory for students to wear them as you will all be 2m apart. 

Once you have viewed the timetable and decided which date(s) you would like to attend please click “add to cart” on the course page. During the checkout please write in the dates. 

On the day:
We will have a half an hour lunch break together so please bring lunch and snacks. Before Covid 19 I used to provide lunch and snacks but for now I have been advised for people to bring their own, which I am sad about as I loved providing this.  Coffee / tea will also be provided but if you would rather bring your own then, of course, are more than welcome. 
Unit 7, Suite1, 44 Chartwell Road Lancing Business Centre, Lancing, West Sussex BN15 8UE. Once you have booked the course you will receive an email with driving directions and public transport info. There is limited FREE parking on site and we are around 10 mins walk from Lancing train station.
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