Leather Workshop - Bucket Bag or Saddle Bag

Make a useful and beautiful bag in a day at this leatherworking class.


Leather Needle Thread
Leather Needle Thread
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5 hours - 6.5 hours Class size 1 to 4     label £175
Whether you're looking for a one-of-a-kind gift for someone or you want to treat yourself to a new hobby, come along to this leatherworking class to make your very own leather bucket bag or saddle bag.
These perfectly formed bags are constructed using absolutely no stitching, sewing machines or needles! Pieces are woven together with some strategically-placed rivets to keep them secure. You'll even get to choose the colour of your fully functional leather bag.
The class size is limited to a maximum of 4 people to ensure you get plenty of one to one attention!
During the class, you will learn
  • How to use a variety of leather work tools to cut, punch out and finish leather.
  • How to set metal rivets to join leather.
  • Choose from a wide selection of coloured leather
  • If you fancy, emboss your bag with your name or initials - discover how to use a hot foiling machine or a hand stamping set.
Knowledge required
This class is completely beginner friendly!
 
What you'll get
  • A wide range of responsibly-sourced Italian vegetable tanned leather to choose from
  • Solid brass buckles and fittings
  • Teas, coffee and biscuits
What to bring
We'll take a short lunch break and there are lots of fab independent cafes' nearby!
 
Location

Leather Needle Thread Studios - Studio 2, Apperley Studios, 1 St Andrews Road, Bristol, BS6 5EH

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Your teacher
Leather Needle Thread
Leather Needle Thread

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I set up Leather Needle Thread in 2016 teaching bag making workshops in Bristol, UK. Having guided over 300 people to make their next leather bag (and the odd espadrille and leather sneaker!) from scratch I learnt what they found challenging, what they enjoyed and how they developed a sense of pride in their abilities.
I have been a leatherworker for over 10 years and studied bag design and construction at the London College of Fashion before going on to work in the industry as a leatherworker and sample maker.

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