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In-person classCOVID-19 SecureSew a Leather Tote Bag
5(4 reviews)
Make your own fabulous handbag from wonderful durable leather. You choose the style and colour and work entirely with reclaimed leather.
Homerton
£140 pp
5hrs
Beginner
What happens in this class?

You will learn the techniques involved in sewing handbags by producing your own leather bag.

The course includes:

-Choosing the style -Selecting leathers -Cutting leather accurately -Using leather tools -Using an industrial sewing machine -Fitting hardware -Making handles You may choose to add personal touch like pressing your name somewhere on your bag.

This course is suitable for total beginners. Bag making is hard and intricate work, but totally satisfying. When you make your own bag, you love it more and loved bags last longer!

Things to remember

Bag making is hard work so we will need to keep our energy up! Please bring some food to bring with you or be prepared for a quick lunch from a local shop or cafe. Drinks and a snack are included in the price.

Latest Reviews
5(4 reviews)
Laura - October 13th
Excellent workshop. I really enjoyed the day and made a fantastic bag. The tutor, Eli, was very good. I highly recommend making a tote bag workshop
Laura - October 13th
Excellent workshop. I really enjoyed the day and made a fantastic bag. The tutor, Eli, was very good. I highly recommend making a tote bag workshop
Angela - May 1st
I had a great day with Eli! I learned so much about working with leather. What once seemed daunting to me ended up seeming so simple and easy under Eli's great tuition. I ended up with a gorgeous yellow bag that I proudly use on a daily basis. (Eli has so many lovely leathers to choose from) And I look forward to making more bags using the knowledge I gained from my day with Eli.
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Age Requirement

14All students under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.

Your Teacher
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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.

Class Location
Love and Salvage
Homerton
60 Kenworthy Road
E9 5RA
London
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Reviews

Laura - October 13th
Excellent workshop. I really enjoyed the day and made a fantastic bag. The tutor, Eli, was very good. I highly recommend making a tote bag workshop
Laura - October 13th
Excellent workshop. I really enjoyed the day and made a fantastic bag. The tutor, Eli, was very good. I highly recommend making a tote bag workshop
Angela - May 1st
I had a great day with Eli! I learned so much about working with leather. What once seemed daunting to me ended up seeming so simple and easy under Eli's great tuition. I ended up with a gorgeous yellow bag that I proudly use on a daily basis. (Eli has so many lovely leathers to choose from) And I look forward to making more bags using the knowledge I gained from my day with Eli.
Philippa - February 12th
Attending Eli’s workshop was a fantastic day, she is very friendly and enthusiastic and wants you to end up with the leather bag of your dreams!! Her studio was comfortable and during the workshop Eli was able to spend a lot of time assisting and showing me (a novice) how to make an amazing bag.