Join us on the only professional course of its kind, to learn all there is to know about Handbag Restoration. Our 4 day fully hands on step-by-step course is led by the world's leading expert in handbag repairs and restoration.


A comprehensive 10-module handbag restoration course taught over 4 days at our workshop in Harrogate, Yorkshire.

Module 1: Taking a close look at handbags, their design, and how this affects us as restorers.

Module 2: What is leather and how is it produced?

Module 3:  Leather Identification

Module 4:  Cleaning products and processes, and what the customer may have used!

Module 5: Fabric care and cleaning.

Module 6: Colour Mixing – our secrets revealed!

Module 7: Minor repairs, scuffs and scratches.

Module 8: Piping repairs.

Module 9: Handle edging.

Module 10: The refinishing processes, and much, much more!

A group of men and women in red aprons are gather around a table looking at a black leather handbag

Why Train With Us?

Comprehensive Manual & Notes Provided


World Leaders in Handbag Restoration & Leather Training

Acknowledged by the industry as world leaders, our courses are taught by the official trainers for Mulberry & other designers.


Join Over 6,000 Satisfied Customers

Our delegates travel from across the world for tuition from experts with over 25 years of experience in teaching leather restoration.


Post-Training Support & Mentoring

Completing your course doesn’t mean goodbye, we’ll be on hand to support you along the way. You’ll also receive a comprehensive manual with your course.


Recognised Qualification

By leading brands, including Mulberry, Marc Jacobs, Kate Spade and many more.


Industry Approved

Recognised by BDMA, ADA, AMU, and Leather UK as Specialist Restorers and mentors.


Fully Equipped Workshop

And Training Room, including a full range of professional market-leading products.

Our Delegates Have Their Say

Andrea, Durham

This has been the best course I have attended. Judy is very knowledgeable and teaches in a very easy to understand way. There were lots of practical sessions which really helps you to understand how to do things better, or what works well for you. I look forward to returning for more training in the future. Thank you.

Estaban Danito Martinez

It takes a lot of courage and vision to do what you have done in this beautiful business. As a family and second generation company, we are so satisfied that we able to come and learn so much about your story and knowledge abot the leather spa business.

Yusuf Osman

Excellent course covering all aspects of leather knowledge and handbag repair techniques, as well as everything to get started in business as a handbag technician.


We are currently taking bookings for 2024 dates at our workshop in Harrogate, Yorkshire. Places are in high demand and fill up quickly, so early booking is advisable. Full payment will be required to secure your place, however, payment plans can be agreed for future dates.

For any enquiries, please phone 01423 881027 or get in touch below.


January 22nd – 25th, 2024
March 25th – 28th, 2024
June 10th – 13th, 2024
August 18th – 22nd, 2024
October 28th – 31st, 2024

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