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  • 3 Day Leather Handbag  Making Course -  Intermediate/Advanced - £299
  • 3 Day Leather Handbag  Making Course -  Intermediate/Advanced - £299
  • 3 Day Leather Handbag  Making Course -  Intermediate/Advanced - £299
  • 3 Day Leather Handbag  Making Course -  Intermediate/Advanced - £299

Rebecca Jane

3 Day Leather Handbag Making Course - Intermediate/Advanced - £299

£249.00 £299.00

Details

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AUGUST OFFER - GET £50 OFF THIS COURSE - NORMALLY £299 NOW £249.
TO RECEIVE THE DISCOUNT YOU HAVE TO BOOK BEOFRE THE 31ST OF AUGUST BUT YOU CAN ATTEND ANYTIME IN THE YEAR - ONLY 10 SPACES AVAILABLE AT THIS PRICE ONCE THEY HAVE GONE THE OFFER WILL END. ********************************************

On this three-day course leather handbag making course you will be walked through the techniques required to make a handbag from the designing process to pattern cutting and construction.

You will be introduced to intermediate sewing techniques and you will leave with skills you can use for future bag making projects. 

On this three day course you can create any bag you wish. You can bring with you a selection of images of bags that you like and using these as inspiration you will begin to draw out a design.

Day 1: Design bag and choose materials, pattern cutting. Sampling and adjusting pattern if necessary. Cutting leather & linings. Prepping all pieces ready for assembly.

Day 2: Practising on machines. Bag Construction.

Day 3: Bag construction, strap assembly and finishing touches.

We have the option to work with domestic or industrial machines depending on what material you have chosen to create your design. 

Experience of using a sewing machine is advised for this course.

Payment
This course is £299, you can break the payment down into instalments. If you would like to do this please email us directly rj.leathersewingschool@gmail.com 

What To Bring

We know that buying leather and components can be a little overwhelming so we have the option for us to provide the materials for you £60, you can purchase the materials package here: 3 day materials package

Or alternatively you are bringing your own materials. If you are buying new leather please make sure that it is not too thick, no more than 1mm. We have attached links of recommended new leather and component suppliers in London. If you want to use recycled materials the best places to source are ebay and charity shops. Look for old garments that you can deconstruct and use. We recommend that you bring with you all components and fastenings to finish your bag, we have a selection of basic zips and components in stock if required.

Walter Reginald - http://www.walterreginald.com/ Leather Supplier

JT Bachelors - http://jtbatchelor.co.uk/ Leather & Component Supplier

S&K - http://www.skfittings.co.uk/ Component Supplier

London Trimmings - http://www.londontrimmings.co.uk/ Component Supplier

For Leather Bag

6sq ft of leather for the outside of the bag

1m x 1m of fabric for the inside of the bag

Please also bring any trimmings that you might want to use to decorate the design.

Previous students work
Wondering what other students have made? Visit the gallery.
Timetable, Booking & Time
To view our timetable click here. All our courses are run in parallel, so you may be making something different to other students on the day. This course runs from 10.30am-5pm.   Start time is flexible but it allows people arriving by public transport to get cheaper tickets.
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. 
Capacity & Course times
Our classes are very small (max. 4 students per class, courses run with a minimum of 2 students), so there is plenty of one-to-one tuition. Courses tend to fill-up fast so if your requested course date is already fully booked we will be in touch to discuss alternative dates that suit you.

Tea (&herbal tea) and coffee and biscuits are is provided but please bring your own drinking water.

There are a few shops, cafes and a pub in 5-10 minutes walk from the studio if you would like to buy lunch or please feel free to bring a packed lunch. We have 1/2 hour lunch break from 1pm-1.30pm. 

Location
We have just re-located to Hove near Brighton
Golf 2, Maritime House, Basin Rd N, Portslade, Brighton BN41 1WR. Located right on the seafront near Hove lagoon, beautiful sea views from the studio. 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 or alternative FREE parking 5 minutes walk from the studio.If you arrive by train we can arrange for you to be collected free of charge from Brighton, Hove or Portslade station. 

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