Leather goods course – Making a leather backpack

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Are you fascinated by leather work, and you would like to know the techniques? Do you like to look great with a nice, practical bag on your back to carry your everyday belongings?

In this 2 x 6h intensive course, you’ll learn in depth how to work with leather to create a strong, elegant backpack.

Diana, our professional leather worker, will guide you through the various techniques and tricks of the trade, as you’ll learn:

  • – Leather working tools
  • – Cutting leather according to a pattern
  • – Dyeing bandoliers and straps
  • – All preparation work, including opening holes, marking seam lines and marking and perforating stitches
  • – 2-needle sewing (1. Saddle stitch; 2. Parallel stitch)
  • – Assembly of sewing and gluing parts
  • – Install hardware

At the end of the course, you’ll go home with your backpack measuring 36cm (H) x 35.5cm (W) x 7cm (D).

A choice of skin colors is available.

Skills required: None, apart from a love of working with your hands.

Sessions of this intensive course, which begins on Sunday, February 25 at Little Italy, will take place on Sundays February 25 from 2pm to 5pm and 6pm to 9pm, and March 3 from 2pm to 5pm and 6pm to 9pm. Remember to bring your lunch!

The price includes all necessary materials and Diana’s invaluable advice !

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