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 worldwide 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 monthly in "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 9:30-15:30 weekdays and 10:30-16:30 weekends.
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 lunch break together and lunch will be provided for you. We will have a selection of bread cheese, ham, and salad. If you have any specific dietary requirements please bring your own lunch. Coffee / tea and a few snacks will also be provided to keep up our energy throughout the day.
RJ Leather Studio all courses - 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. If you arrive by train we can arrange for you to be collected free of charge from Lancing, Hove or Portslade station. There is limited FREE parking on site.
Taster and 1 Day Courses Godalming, 10a Church St, GU7 1EH. Surrey
Loacted in a gorgeous shop owned by "I made this craft" just off the High street. There are a few paying car parks located about 5 minutes walk. If you are arriving by train, Godalming station is the closest and is in walking distance to the shop.