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...)
Make your own leather handbag in a weekend, on this new and improved version of Katherine’s most popular course!
Katherine Pogson will be taking a break from teaching her customary programme of evening and weekend Designer Courses until September 2013. She is available for individual tuition by appointment, so please do email to discuss your ideas in more detail if you are interested.
What could be more festive than buying beautiful gifts direct from the talented people who made them? At Cockpit Arts Open Studios you can meet 165 exceptional designers who make jewellery, fashion, home wares, ceramics, glass and more. Prices range from £5 – £5,000.
Katherine Pogson took a break from teaching this Summer, so the last Summer School took place in August 2012. Please see below for details – it’ll be back in 2014!
This one-day course is part of the Designer Courses Summer school 2012, and introduces some of the essentials of working with leather for professional results, with little outlay on tools or equipment. Learn how to cut, treat and decorate leather, set in buckles and studs and make fashion belts, and cuffs.
This one-day course is part of the Designer Courses Summer school 2012, and introduces some of the essentials of working with soft fashion leathers for fast, professional results. Design, make and decorate a metal-framed purse or small bag, complete with lining and chain handle.
Blue Navajo clutch by Katherine Pogson Katherine’s work will be on display in Crafting Excellence, an Exhibition of Craft at Fortnum & Mason in association with QEST. 6 February to 29 July 2012 www.fortnumandmason.com
This summer, Designer Courses kicks off with two short and snappy introductory days exploring the techniques of making leather fashion accessories and handbags, followed by a comprehensive five day course taking you through the elements of making a structured leather bag. You will compile examples of handle, zip and pocket constructions, practise a variety of sewing...
Katherine Pogson, tutor and founder of Designer Courses, was delighted to become a Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust scholar earlier this year, and collected her award at a luncheon hled by the Royal Warrant Holder’s Association at the Hilton Hotel in June. Katherine is using her scholarship to attend a series of courses in computer aided...