Leathercraft Workshop

2 Days Backpack/Satchel Leathercraft Workshop


A perfect leathercraft workshop for those wanting to understand the indepth process of bag design and construction. This 2 day workshop begins with pattern construction and using the traditional art of leatherwork to create the backpack or satchel.

Feature of the backpack/satchel:

  • One inner pocket
  • Adjustable strap
  • Minimalist stud closure
  • Approx size: 35cm x 25cm x 9cm

DAY 1:

  • Draw and set measurements to your satchel

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

  • Throughout the process, think about what elements will need to be constructed first to enable easy assembling of pieces

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

  • Cut leather using the pattern you have made

DAY 2:

  • Learn the technique of saddle stitching of using 2 needles

  • Hammer holes using a prickling iron in preparation for stitching

  • Burnish or colour the edges of your satchel

  • Finally personalise your satchel your with your initials

Maximum 2 per class.

Workshop duration: 2 days

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

Time: 10am - 6pm

Approx tote size: 35cm x 25cm x 9cm

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

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