4 Day Leather Handbag Making Course - Advanced - £499
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 we recommend bringing some lunch. Coffee, tea’s and a few snacks are provided to keep up our energy throughout the day. Please bring some drinking water.
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|Mon7th - 9th Jan||Lancing||Booked Private Tuition||Rebecca||0|
|Sat 26th Jan 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca/Julia||FULL|
|Sun 27th Jan 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca/Julia||FULL|
|Mon 28th Jan 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca||FULL|
|Tues 29th Jan 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca||FULL|
|Tues 5th Feb 10:30-17:00||Lancing||Booked Private Tuition||Rebecca||0|
|Wed 6th - Fri 8th||Lancing||Booked Private Tuition||Rebecca||0|
|Sat 9th Feb 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca/Julia||2|
|Sun 10th Feb 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca/Julia||1|
|Wed 13th Feb 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca||4|
|Thurs 14th Feb 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca||4|
|Mon 25th Feb 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca||5|
|Tues 26th Feb 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca||5|
|Sat 2nd 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca/Julia||4|
|Sun 3rd 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca/Julia||1|
|Wed 13th 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca||5|
|Thurs 14th 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca||5|
|Mon 25th 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca||5|
|Tues 26th 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca||5|
|Mon 1st 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca/Julia||4|
|Tues 2nd 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca/Julia||4|
|Sat 27th 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca/Julia||5|
|Sun 28th 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca/Julia||5|
|Wed 8th 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca/Julia||5|
|Thurs 9th 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca/Julia||5|
|Sat 18th 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca/Julia||5|
|Sun 19th 10:30-17:00||Lancing||All Courses||Rebecca/Julia||5|
On this four-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 four 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: Information about different types of leather, different handbag shapes and construction. Design bag and choose materials, pattern cutting. Sampling and adjusting pattern if necessary. Cutting leather & linings.
Day 2: Prepping all pieces ready for assembly. Practicing on machines. Bag Construction.
Day 3: Bag construction.
Day 4: 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.
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: 4 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.
Tea (&herbal tea) and coffee and biscuits are provided but please bring your own drinking water.
All classes run with a minimum of only 1 person so you can have peace of mind that once you have booked your place you know nothing will change.
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. Please bring your own drinking water.