Leather Courses Britain

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

An Introduction To Leatherwork Course

During this one day course students gain an thorough introduction to leatherwork tools, materials and skills. Spend the day making a smart leather belt, mobile phone slip, or perhaps a sleeve for your *electronic device while mastering the skills of a traditional leatherworker. This course is a wonderful, stress free introduction to leatherwork…. 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

Design, Develop and Make

Design, develop and make your own leatherwork project. Spend four days on any project of your choice. From designing, to developing and on to creating, we’ll help you take your design from paper, to reality. Using natural vegetable tanned leather and traditional hand stitching techniques you will learn how to build your design in a structured and successful way… Find out more

Keepsake and Memory Boxes Course

Keepsake and Memory Boxes Course (New!)

This three day 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

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

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