Soft Leather Clutch Purse Workshop

LOCATION: East Coast Leather  - 130 Kingfisher Road, Mount Cotton, QLD 4165

DATE: Saturday 5 October 2019

CLASS TIME: 9.30am to 3.30 pm

This clutch is sewn on a domestic sewing machine.

Basic sewing skills required, which means, you must be able to sew and understand how to use your sewing machine, please make sure it has been serviced.

This is a great introduction to working with soft chrome tanned leathers, the workshop will cover many techniques on how to make a quality leather clutch.

Learn the professional techniques to create a stylish leather clutch, this is a practical course and will give you the essential skills to design your own soft leather projects.

The workshop will cover selection of leather, pattern layout, cutting, preparing the leather, skiving to reduce the bulk, edge finishes, top zip closure, including lining with an internal pocket, setting rivets, and many other techniques on construction to produce professional finished leather items.

You will learn how to use a domestic sewing machine to sew leather, older machines like Singer, Janome, Elna and Bernina etc are suitable to sew light weight soft leathers. (example Singer 66,99,201K’s are excellent for light weight leather)

You will need to bring the following, sewing machine, bobbins, zipper foot, walking foot if you have one, Size 16 Leather machine needles, power board & extension power cord, desk light, cutting mat, scissors, snips, note pad and pen

Other tools and equipment will be supplied by the tutor, including sewing threads.


INCLUDED: Morning Team and Lunch will be provided  


TEACHER: Cherryl McIntyre