Making Bags in Leather
 with Mark Jones

 

Suitable for all skill levels

 

3-days, 9.30am - 4pm

Saturday 18 April - Monday 20 April, 2020

$390 + materials fee for supplies offered by tutor

 

Work with a professional Leather Craftsman.

Learn to design and make your own bag, or any other object.

I will take you through leathers; which to use and how to cut accurately and economically.

Understand your tools, materials and available products and acquire the techniques to apply your patterns to make a finished piece.

 

Course Requirements: Your own good sewing machine of any age, leather needles and suitable threads.

Birch, or similar, cutting mat.

28mm cutting knife, good scissors.

Measuring tape, steel rule.

Optional items: Any leather working tools you have. Silver marking pen. Punches, and shoemaking hammer.

 

Please bring any suitable leathers or materials, or embellishments. I will bring a selection of fine skins, of good quality, some interesting finishes and effects too. These will be available to purchase at reasonable cost. I will have a small supply of fittings, knives and blades, scissors, strapping, buckles etc.

Feel free to contact me with any questions about what to bring, and I will provide a list of Suppliers.