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Pattern Cutting for Bags - Designing Bags in 3D

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 5 DAY Practical BAG pattern cutting course

Gain the knowledge to create your OWN bag patterns at the Hands of Tym Home Studio in Banbury, Oxfordshire

This course is ideal for all, from beginners to confident designers/ makers/ crafters. You will learn the basics of pattern cutting for bags through to more complex cutting techniques for multiple shapes, details and techniques. The course will enable you to produce the bags you have been dreaming up and designing into a 3-Dimensional tangible reality. We will explore multiple pattern shapes and you will be able to utilise this to build up your own design. You will be introduced to techniques and materials suitable for accessories including sewing on an industrial sewing machine. This is a perfect introductory course to start your journey into bag and accessory making. Upon completion of your course you will take away the knowledge to bring your designs to life and a set of paper/ fabric mock-ups which can be kept as your reference sample set.


The course covers:

- Pattern types and shapes suitable for each construction type

- Patterns for details and functionality features

- Professional methods and best practice

- Basic pattern cutting techniques

- Pattern design/ development and sequences

- Hands on involvement and demonstrations

There will be a certificate for those completing the course

During the week you will be directed by your tutor Leathersmith, Tutor and London College of Fashion Lecturer Georgie Tym to make and design your own patterns from scratch to create a whole catalogue of 3D shapes for bags and accessories.

There are NO ADDITIONAL costs. Basic materials will be included.

The course runs from 10am – 4pm Monday - Friday. There will be a tea/ coffee breaks throughout and a light lunch provided halfway through each day

The course will be run from the HOME STUDIO of Hands Of Tym in Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 9DH

Parking available on the drive or on the street with easy access via the M40. Banbury train station is a steep 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 5

Available Dates:

Monday 28th September - Friday 2nd October 2020 |

Monday 15th March - Friday 19th March 2021

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(Discounts available for multiple bookings)

Call Georgie on 07967683367 for more information

or email



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Craft it Yourself


 5 DAY Practical BAG pattern cutting course

Gain the knowledge to create your OWN bag patterns at the Hands of Tym Home Studio in Banbury, Oxfordshire

50 mins via train from both London and Birmingham


Monday - Friday course

Call Georgie on 07967683367 for more information