Hat & Bag Making Weekend
May 28 - May 29
Tutor: Judy Bentinck
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
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.