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Hat and Bag Making Weekend

Make your own stylish headpiece and handbag in a weekend.

  • Started 28 May
  • 350 British pounds
  • Studio E2L, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street, London WC1N 2NP, UK

Service Description

Are you going to a wedding this summer and fancy making your own accessories? You Can! Join leading milliner Judy Bentinck and expert leather bag maker Candice Lau at their studio in Cockpit, Bloomsbury for this exciting creative weekend. Learn how to create your very own navy leather handbag with handle and detachable strap plus a navy sinamay headpiece from a choice of 3 designs. During this 2 day weekend course you will learn: Traditional saddle stitching Edge finishing and burnishing Cutting leather from a template Attaching a handle Constructing a detachable strap Adding details Working with sinamay (banana fibre) Covering a ready made headband Traditional millinery stitches Curling and attaching feathers Placing trims to suit you best Materials supplied. You will go home (or to that special event!) with a handbag and matching headpiece (or fascinator) of your very own with the skills to make more! Your friends and family will be so impressed.

Upcoming Sessions

Contact Details

  • Cockpit Arts, Cockpit Yard, Northington Street, London, UK

    + 4407966272469