Design & Create Genuine Leather Tote Bag

Leiden, Netherlands

Experience hosted by Emma

  1. 90 mins
  2. Hosted in 5 languages
Great for groups
Celebrations, work gatherings, and more.

What you'll do

We will start the workshop with a warm welcome in my home and a coffee/tea. I will then explain to you all about leathercrafting and the steps we will take during the workshop.

In the workshop, you will each be provided with a piece of leather and all tools necessary for making your specific leathercraft. Together, we will work step by step, me helping resolve any issues that you may have throughout the process, assuring you pay special attention to all the little yet important details necessary for creating a perfect piece. In the end, I will teach you how to carve your name or initials on leather, so you could create your own personalized brands on your unique products!

You will always leave the workshop with a handmade genuine leather bag. What you will take home depends on which option you choose starting the workshop:

1) You will design and create your own bag during the workshop. You can choose your leather from a wide variety of leather hides. You will take this product home!

2) You will go home with a bag I created on forehand. During the workshop, we will work on a trial piece of leather and follow all the steps as in option 1. The difference is that you will go home with a more professional, ‘complicated’ product (think about extra layers, zippers, pockets, lock mechanisms, reinforced handles).

NOTE: This workshop takes up to 3 hours if you create your own bag.
We will start the workshop with a warm welcome in my home and a coffee/tea. I will then explain to you all about leathercrafting and the steps we will take during the workshop.

In the workshop, you will each be provided with a piece of leather and all tools necessary for making your specific leathercraft. Together, we will work step by step, me helping resolve any issues that you may have throughout the process, assuring you pay speci…

What's included

  • Drinks
  • Equipment
    All materials and tools will be provided during the workshop.

Meet your Host, Emma

Host on Airbnb since 2020
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Hi everyone! I’m a young designer with a passion for the art of leather crafts! I’ve been working in the designing industry for years & have been amazed by leatherwork from day one! Due to my love for this craft, I started learning more & more, building my knowledge & increasing my experiences to become an expert in the field of leatherwork in the country of leather, Italy! :) I am here to share my passion with you and show you how a piece of raw genuine leather can be transformed into a unique piece of art!
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Where you'll be

The workshop will take place in my house which is located in the historical center of lovely Leiden:) We shall meet in front of the historical Loridanshof and head towards the workshop where the creative adventure will begin!

1 review

Virginie
November 2021
Workshop bij Emma is er even tussenuit zonder enige druk op tijd. Emma neemt de tijd om alles uit te leggen en te horen naar je creatieve noden. Je komt buiten met een eigen uitwerking waar je alleen maar fier op kunt zijn. Heel mooi moment in een intieme gezelligheid en mooie omgeving.

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Cancel up to 7 days before the Experience start time for a full refund, or within 24 hours of booking as long as the booking is made more than 48 hours before the start time.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 8 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

What to bring

No need to bring anything but a smile :)