Leather Bags Workshops

A Hand Stitched Leather Bag in a Day with Ruth Pullan

A Hand Stitched Leather Bag in a Day with Ruth Pullan

9.30am – 5pm
£75 inc. a tasty 2 course Aga Lunch & home baking
Material Charges :. approx £25

 

Hand Stitch a leather bag in a day with Ruth Pullan

This workshop will give you the basic skills needed for leather work and at the same time you will make yourself a lovely bag using pre cut leather panels carefully prepared by Ruth. There will also be an option to dye the panels various colours using stains provided by Ruth.

You will learn how to:
- dye and condition natural vegetable tanned leather
- stitch using the two needle traditional saddler's stitch
- bevel and burnish raw edges for a professional finish
- fit buckles and fastenings

 Other dates for this course - see the table below to book:

Sunday 30 June ~  Tues 2nd July   ~  Wed 3rd July  2019

Kindly note there will be a materials charge payable directly to the tutor on the day, of approx £25. Typically this course runs with around 8 students and is suitable for beginners.

Please bring: All materials are provided by the tutor however, it is recommended that you bring along an apron to protect your clothing in the dying process. Please remember some cash for your materials to pay Ruth on the day.

 About the Artist   Leather worker Ruth Pullan specialises in creating hand stitched bags and accessories using high quality British materials.

Workshop Date Book
Sun 30th June 2019
Tue 2nd July 2019
Wed 3rd July 2019
Quirky Workshops, Cumbria