Leatherwork courses. Learn how to make beautiful leather accessories in Somerset. Belts, Bags, Dog Collars, Coin Wallets, Notebook Covers



From 2 hour taster sessions to 1 day courses, learn how to make hand-crafted leather accessories to take home and use. Whether you are completely new to Leatherwork or looking to improve your stitching. pattern making or construction skills, there is something for everyone.  The workshops also make the perfect gift. Please see below for more details and if you don't see the type of workshop you're looking for, do get in touch! All workshops and courses are based in our Studio in Midsomer Norton, North East Somerset.

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Leather Card / Coin Pouch Workshop  - 2.5hrs

From cutting and marking out leather to traditional saddle-stitching and edge-finishing, this course is a great introduction to leatherwork.  Pouches can also be personalised by adding initials. Max 6 people


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Leather Belt Workshop  - 2hrs

Make your own hand-crafted leather belt using traditional leatherworking tools and techniques. Belts can also be customised by embossing initials into the leather. Max 2 people



Leather Dog Collar and Lead Workshop - 2 hrs

One for Pet lovers! Learn to make a collar and lead using Italian vegetable tanned leather. Start by choosing your collar size, cutting out, attaching hardware, edge-finishing and personalising your completed pieces with your canine friend's name. Max 6 people.



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Leather Notebook Cover Workshop - 3 hrs

In this workshop you will learn how to make a beautiful yet practical notebook cover (notebook included!) You can also choose to customise the cover by embossing your (or someone else's) initials into the leather. Max 6 people.


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Bag Course - 8 hrs

Learn how to create your own Bag, from scratch, in a day. Choose from a selection of styles including a Tote, Backpack and Shoulder Bag. You will learn how to select the leather, cut it out, skive the edges, attach hardware and sew your bag together using traditional saddle-stitching. No previous experience necessary, all tools and materials will be provided. Max 2 people.



Bespoke Leatherwork Tuition - 1 Day 

Whether you want to learn how to pattern-cut for accessories or improve existing skills, the day can be tailored to your needs. Please get in touch for more information. Max 1 person.



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