Material Consequences is the latest collaboration between four designer-makers united by a thoughtful, innovative, and often playful, approach to materials.
This weekend course focuses on how to make simple small bags and other fashion accessories from soft leather. Learn how to sew leather by machine and hand, and explore surface decoration techniques including embroidery, appliqué, foiling and studwork for making purses, belts and other body adornments.
Join Katherine in the delightful Sussex countryside for the second round of this new residential weekend course
Learn how to make a soft leather bag on this structured three day course, under the expert tuition of Katherine Pogson, a leather specialist whose clients have included Donna Karan, Hussein Chalayan and Mulberry.
Love handbags? Learn how to develop an original design, create your own pattern, and test your idea in 3D before looking at professional construction techniques and practising sewing tips for working with leather.
Discover the art of glove-making in fine leather – the only course in London, and one of very few in the whole country, where you can learn this fascinating art.
What are the secrets of truly original design? How do you transform a vision into a fully resolved 3D pattern for a handbag or other fashion accessory?
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.
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.
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…