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Craft It Yourself - One day practical leather course
This course is ideal for all, from beginners to confident makers. You will learn the basics of leather craft for accessories and be introduced to techniques including machine stitching on leather, hand finishing and hand cutting. You will also be working with the full spectrum of leather types from soft leathers and suedes to a hard sturdy veg tanned leather. This is a perfect introductory course or follow on for those other 1 day course students. You will start your journey into Leatherwork and bag making experiencing the wide variety of tasks involved in the work. In order to complete your backpack in one day we will use part pre-prepared components and the bag will be made from a 'Hands of Tym' pattern but do not fear there is still plenty of work for you to do.
During the day you will be directed by your tutor Leathersmith and London College of Fashion Lecturer Georgie Tym to make the 'turned seam' Leather backpack with drawstring and flap closure. It will have a raw edge straps with buckles to adjust the length.
The dimensions of the bag are W:250mm x H:350mm x D:150mm and it will be the same construction as the bag in the photo above.
There are NO ADDITIONAL costs. All leather, hardware and other materials will be included. There will be a selection of leather and hardware colours for you to choose from.
The course runs both days from 9.45am – 5.30pm. There will be lunch served at midday and tea/ coffee breaks throughout.
The course will be run from the HOME STUDIO of Hands Of Tym in Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 9DH
Parking available on the drive with easy access via the M40. Banbury train station is a 30 min walk. Trains run from both London Marylebone and Birmingham to Banbury in 50mins. Also well connected to Reading, Oxford, Leamington Spa to name a few.
Maximum class size is 3 - 4
(During COVID class size will be at 50%)
Saturday 19th September 2020 (SOLD OUT)
Saturday 5th December 2020
Saturday 6th February 2021
Saturday 27th March 2021 | Friday 21st May 2021 | Saturday 10th July 2021
Friday 3rd September 2021 | Saturday 4th December 2021
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