Leathercraft Workshop

1 Day Handbag Workshop with Pattern Construction


A perfect beginner-intermediate leathercraft workshop for those wanting to understand the process of handbag design and construction. This full day workshop begins with pattern construction and using the traditional art of leatherwork to create the handbag.


  • One inner pocket

  • Detachable strap

  • Magnetic closure

  • Approx size: 25cm x 12cm x 4cm

You will:

  • Draw and set measurements to your handbag

  • Based on our drawing, create the pattern pieces using thick cardboard

  • Choose your colour leather from our range of veg-tanned Italian and Belgian hide

  • Cut leather using the pattern you have made

  • Learn the technique of saddle stitching of using 2 needles

  • Hammer holes using a prickling iron in preparation for stitching

  • Burnish the edges of your handbag

  • Finally personalise your handbag your with your initials

'I loved the experience from start to finish!! The organisation of the whole day was well thought of and Candice is great. I personally found the day very therapeutic and i was so proud to be able to tell my friends ‘you see this bag? Well, I made it with my own hands!’ - Julie from France

'Can't believe I forgot to rate this outstanding workshop! Great value for money, great teaching and great follow-up info'. Candice was professional, knowledgeable, very patient and explained everything clearly. I highly, highly recommend.' - Ginette

Location: Studio E2I, Cockpit Yard, Northington St, London WC1N 2NP

Cost: £195 PER PERSON

Workshop duration: 7-8 hrs

*Full refunds will only be given for cancellation made 2 weeks prior the event. 

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