Learn how to exploit the tactile qualities of leather to create high quality lproducts to your own design. Katherine Pogson, designer, and author of Complete Leatherwork, introduces a range of construction, decoration and hand-finishing techniques for leather goods and fashion accessories, including belts, cuffs, wallets, purses, boxes and more.
Our most popular weekend! The classic Designer Course shows you how to make your own handbag in leather or fabric, guided through the detailed construction process by leather expert Katherine Pogson.
This inspiring and fast-paced course shows you how to transform ideas into original designs, and develop your own signature style. You will practice methods of origination and presentation, and learn how to transform a vision into a fully resolved 3D pattern for a handbag or other fashion accessory collection.
Learn how to make fitted gloves by hand in fine leather. This is the only course in London, and one of very few in the whole country, where you can learn this fascinating art.
Do you love handbags? Can you never find the perfect one? This inspiring course over six evenings, shows you how to uncover your signature style, present your ideas in a clear and lively way and develop original patterns for your own designs.
This practical, hands-on weekend focuses on craft techniques for hardworking leather, including classic saddle stitching, embossing and a host of surface manipulation techniques. Learn to make boxes, home accessories including picture frames, desk tidies and more, just in time for the giving season. This fun-packed weekend focuses on small leather goods and gift items, ideal...
This is the classic Designer Course, and our most popular weekend! Make your own handbag in leather or fabric, guided through the detailed construction process by leather expert Katherine Pogson.
Katherine Pogson brings her leather atelier to Clerkenwell for one week. Alongside an exhibition of couture objects in leather, including moulded clutches and boxes
This inspiring and fast-paced course shows you how to transform ideas into original designs, and express your own signature style. You will practice methods of design development and presentation, and learn how to transform a vision into a fully resolved 3D pattern for a handbag or other fashion accessory collection.
A special new series of sewing, fashion and textiles short courses to be held at our studio in Hampstead
Master a range of leather construction techniques over six evenings, while you develop your own design project. Each week introduces a new method or process, as well as giving you time to work on your individual designs. Whether its small leather goods, bike accessories, bags or body adornments, come and start that project!
This weekend course focuses on techniques for surface decoration and manipulation, suitable for jewellery, small leather goods and fashion. Experiment with embossing, moulding, gilding, foiling and a host of other ways to develop original, covetable objects to wear and hold.