Let's make a leather bag! In this class, you will learn to hand-make a leather bag using traditional leathercraft techniques, notably saddle stitching.
The class is designed for advanced level and you will hand-cut and hand-stitch leathers. You are strongly required to take beginner's class before enrolling the bag making class. (Beginner's classes are card holder and coin purse making classes. Please read more information from our Class page.)
To start: You will be guided to our workshop once you arrive. (More details in the email.)
What you will make: A leather bag (women's or men's bag)
How long you will do: The course will run for18 - 21 hours (This will be about 3.5 Saturdays.)
When : 10 am - 4pm, every Saturday of the week (Please write your preferred starting date during your check-out. And you will usually receive an email confirmation within 24 hours.)
Where: Craft Central, London, E14 3AE
How you will do: You will learn how to construct and hand-stitch a leather bag. You will select colours of leathers and threads and work with patterns. You will hand-cut and make stitching holes on leathers and assemble the bag by applying saddle stitching method with two needles. You will also try cutting handle straps and learn how to prepare them. You will have plenty chance to share your projects with fellow learners and photograph with them in our gorgeous building.
What to bring: None. We will provide you leathers and tools.
The course is designed for everyone who wants to learn more about the leathercraft or anyone who loves to dive into the leathercarft deeper. The course is tightly organised for advanced levels to learn to make a pre-designed leather item (as pictured unless otherwise stated). After the course, you should be able to create similar projects on your own. In order to keep up the course schedule, you are expected to complete some parts of your projects outside the course schedule. If you want to progress your learning further, please contact us before signing up the course online so that we can arrange special timelines for you.
We will welcome you with a glass of Prosecco, tea and coffee. (And some snacks!)
Join us and make a special gift for yourself or for someone special.
Cancellation Policy : You can cancel your booking 30 days before the class start date. Please email us directly with your order reference numbers and your name.
Gift Vouchers : The ticket can be purchased as a gift voucher so that you can give it to anyone. Please write "GIFT for [the person's name]" during your check-out.
Please kindly note that the ticket is not transferrable. Each ticket is only available under the purchaser's name. Alternatively please purchase the ticket as a gift (as above).
We reserve the right to modify and change course details within similar product/skill ranges.