Bag Making: Structured Handbag
Each bag making class focuses on a particular type bag construction. This one will go over pattern making and assembly for a structured handbag.
Soul Flower’s Basic Leather Crafting Workshop is a prerequisite to this class.
About the Instructor/s
Pat Peralta is co-founder, designer, and maker at Soul Flower Co. She started teaching leather crafting in 2014. For further training in the craft, she attended short courses on bag making at the University of Arts London. She is also currently an instructor at the SoFA Design Institute.
1 structured leather handbag with magnetic snaps and bag feet
Topics and Techniques
- Overview – bag parts and materials
- Pattern making – inset gussets
- Bag construction
Personalization – Heat stamping and gold foiling
Leather for a structured bag must be at least 2mm in thickness. Soft leather is not advisable for the construction that will be covered in class.
Participants are highly encouraged to bring their own cow leather, at least 10 square feet in size. Leather may also be purchased at the studio.
Students must also bring their Basic Leather Crafting Kit. Everything else will be provided at the studio.
2/F No. 22 Malingap St. Teacher’s Village Diliman, Quezon City
Day 1: 9 AM - 5 PM
Day 2: 9 AM - 5 PM
This workshop uses chemicals that may not be safe for pregnant women.