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.

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


:date:  The dates of our courses


:danger:  INTENSIVE courses (6 sessions of 3 hours, over 2 days) – Don’t forget your lunch!

  • – Starts on Friday, July 5 and continues on Friday, July 19 from 10am to 1pm, then from 2pm to 5pm.

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