Explore the tactile qualities of leather in this enjoyable hands-on class. 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.(more...)
Learn how to make a soft leather bag step by step, under the expert tuition of Katherine Pogson. Katherine is a leather specialist whose clients have included Donna Karan, Hussein Chalayan and Mulberry. On this structured three day course, you will choose from three archetypal handbag patterns and practice key construction methods for zips, pockets,...
A fun-packed weekend, focusing on decorative techniques for jewellery and small leather goods!
Do you love handbags? Can you never find the perfect one? This inspiring course over 6 evenings, shows you how to uncover your signature style, present your ideas in a clear and lively way and develop patterns for your original designs.
Join Katherine in the delightful Sussex countryside for the second round of this new residential weekend course
The 2014 Designer Courses programme is here – and contains lots of exciting news! We are introducing some fascinating new subjects – including the only Leather Gloves courses in London and the Decorative Leather weekend for jewellers – evening courses are back, and we have a brand new venue…
Our most popular course is back! Now in an improved version that gives you even more time to…
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Luxury leather goods, British craftsmanship and the hand-made have been undergoing a renaissance of late!
A weekend course in the heavenly Sussex countryside, learning to make fashion accessories from soft leather….
What are the secrets of truly original design? How do you turn a vision into a fully resolved pattern for a handbag or other fashion accessory?
As a Queen Elizabeth Craft Scholar, Katherine Pogson was delighted to be asked to exhibit her leather bags and jewellery as part of the Coronation Festival at Buckingham Palace in July.