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Hat & Bag Making Weekend

May 28, 2022 - May 29, 2022

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

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.


Judy Bentinck
07966 272469
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Judy Bentinck
Studio E2L, Cockpit Arts, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP United Kingdom
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