Welcome to Leather Courses Britain – Professional Leather Courses for all skill levels

Traditional Leatherwork Courses

Leather Bag Making Course

An exciting two day course which teaches you how to make your own beautiful leather tote, messenger or satchel. A completely ‘hands on’ course with plenty of support and encouragement as you construct your hand-made leather bag working from one of our pre-cut patterns – so not too much maths necessary for you to enjoy this course!… Find out more

Satchel Course

Leather Satchel Course

A thoroughly enjoyable two day course spent learning how to make a hand stitched leather satchel. Perfectly suitable for men and women, this course has been designed to increase your skills but no need to worry if you’re new to leatherwork, as beginners are also welcome.  Your beautiful two-tone leather, cross-body satchel will be completed in just a weekend… Find out more

Leatherwork Weekend Taster

A weekend taster course for beginners who are interested in learning the skills of a traditional leatherworker. This course gives you the opportunity to try your hand at many of the essential leatherworkers’ skills including hand cutting & stitching in a traditional saddler’s clam, professional finishing, use of leather dyes, wet moulding leather and blind embossing and decoration… Find out more

Hand Stitched Leather Book-sleeve

Hand Stitched Leather Book-sleeve Course (New!)

A two day beginners, or introductory level leatherwork course teaching you how to create and construct beautiful protective leather book sleeves and jackets. A very practical course teaching hand stitching skills and a very basic introduction to pattern making. This course is suitable for anyone who would like to spend a relaxing leather-working weekend in a small group setting. Find out more

Moulded Leather Bag or Rucksack Course

This three day course is a wonderful opportunity to learn how to wet-mould vegetable tanned leather and create a smart moulded leather bag or rucksack. Equally suitable for men or women it teaches the basic skills required to create moulded leather goods. This is a very practical, hands-on course focusing on wet-moulding and hand stitching vegetable tanned leather … Find out more

Keepsake and Memory Boxes Course

Keepsake and Memory Boxes Course (New!)

This three day intermediate level course concentrates on teaching the ‘box’ and ‘butt’ stitches required to make beautiful, cylindrical, leather keepsake containers. A very practical course which is equally suitable for men and women who would like to learn how to make these luxurious items for re-sale, gifts, or just for themselves! Find out more

Laptop Bag or Briefcase Course

This very informative, intermediate level course will teach you how to make an impressive Laptop bag or briefcase using natural, vegetable tanned leather and traditional hand stitching techniques. During the six day course you will practise and learn the numerous skills required to hand craft a complete roll base leather laptop bag fitted with a choice of traditional handle styles, pockets and closures… Find out more

5 day ‘Intensive Leatherwork Course’

This course is for those who’d like to develop more advanced techniques and projects. These finer techniques are so much easier to master in class than they are if struggling to work through them on your own … Find out more

Leather and Art Courses

Leather Mask Making Course

This one day course is the perfect opportunity to be creative. A mix of sculpture, art and design all in one course. A full day of leather carving, moulding, stamping and dying, resulting in an amazing masterpiece you’ll be proud to take home! Not too challenging, but lots of fun and a fantastic introduction to this intriguing art… Find out more

Visual Journal (with Complementary Leather Sleeve)

A rare opportunity to learn how to design and and create beautiful pages in a creative Visual Journal, whilst making a complementary, protective leather sleeve. This beginners two and a half day course is perfect for those who would enjoy the time and space to develop both their artistic and creative skills in a small group setting… Find out more