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

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

Personalised Leather Pots and Containers Course (New!)Personalised Leather pots and containers

This two, or 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

Leather Satchel CourseSatchel 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

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

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 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

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

An Introduction To Leatherwork Course

During this course we put away the heavy-duty tools and thicker leathers so that students can gain an introduction to leatherwork the gentle way! Spend the day making a smart leather 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

Ten Week Leatherwork Course (part-time)

Come and join us on a Tuesday morning to design and make your own leatherwork project the traditional way! Learn how to create a pattern, then cut and prepare leather ready for saddle stitching in a wooden clam. Using two needles aided by a harness awl makes for stress free stitching with no machinery involved. This course is suitable for complete beginners or for those with experience of leatherwork. All project ideas can be discussed with course tutors prior to the start of your ten week course…. 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