Leather fashion accessories short courses in London.

Choose from evenings, weekends, a summer school and one-to-one tuition at venues across London

WHAT MAKES DESIGNER COURSES SPECIAL?

The key is in the title – design.  
Our practical, hands-on approach combines classic craftsmanship with contemporary design, and an emphasis on individual experimentation.

“I am passionate about the role of creativity in people’s lives. Instilling the confidence to develop original ideas is the thing I enjoy most” leather designer and author Katherine Pogson, who founded Designer Courses in 2005.

 Subjects covered include:

  • How to source, select and treat leather for different accessory products
  • Leather accessory design development and pattern-cutting
  • Moulding and wet forming vegetable-tanned leather
  • Surface manipulation including embossing, stamping,carving, foiling, stud work, intrecciato weaving, embroidery and many more decorative accessory techniques
  • Advice on choosing machinery, tools and equipment and accessing manufacture

Leather accessory projects include:

  • Bags and purses
  • Laptop and phone cases
  • Light leather goods including wallets, belts, card holders, coin carriers, boxes
  • Cycling accessories
  • And many more…

We have the following dates coming up soon:


Handbag projects from previous Designer Courses handbag design and making students

FEATURED ACCESSORY DESIGN COURSE

Leather Accessories, 4 & 5 November 2017
330.00

Explore the world of luxury leather goods on this enjoyable introductory weekend. 

Katherine Pogson, designer and author of How to Work with Leather, will demonstrate some classic leather-working tools and techniques, and show you how to adapt these for contemporary use. 

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COURSE VENUE

The Archivist
Unit V, Reliance Wharf
2-10 Hertford Road
London N1 5ET

 

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