What you will do
5 hour workshop
On this wonderful workshop you will get to make your very own, slouchy tote using an old jacket.
This course includes: 1) Understanding patterns 2) Sewing leather 3) Deciding on design details 4) Construction of your bag 6) Using leather tools 7) Finishing with rivets and edge treatments
Old jackets have a story to tell and ready-made detail that you can incorporate into your own design. This workshop is about encouraging students to see the value that already exists in materials and details and use it! This also stops old clothing from going into landfill.
The finished bag is very versatile: From hobo to tote and back again! Bag dimensions: Width 35cm; Height 38cm; Depth 6cm Choose from a selection of jackets or bring your own. It is a small class - practically private tuition - each student is fully supported to finish their own bag.
Please be aware that we use a flatbed sewing machine. This course does not teach hand stitching or tooling.
We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.
This is a Flexitime class, which means the teacher can run this class around your schedule.
Time & Location
Select a date and location you want and your teacher will get back to you to confirm their availability.
About your host, Love and Salvage
Love and Salvage is trying to plug a gap - creating durable fashion accessories from waste materials and teaching others the skills to do the same!
Working with leather and bag and shoe making is easy. The workshops demystify techniques so that students leave with the knowledge to approach their own more complex projects.
We work with local furniture businesses collecting their waste leathers and fabrics to turn into accessories. So students have a huge range of trendy colours and textures to choose from. All abilities are supported in small classes in the designers own home.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.