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Sew Your Own Satchel Class

If you enjoy sewing or just want to learni how to sew our satchel join us at the Sew Your Own Satchel event organised by us in our home village Chopwell.

Event date: Saturday 27th May 2017.

How to join the class: simply buy your satchel kit in any colour you like and bring it with you. Then contact us to book your space. Booking ticket price: £10.00

Step by step we will teach you how to sew by hand.

It is a whole day event; we will be providing refreshments.

You will have a unique chance to browse among our leathers. We will be also offering at discounted prices our other kits: purses, key rings, smalle accessories.

During a break you can also try some of our lovely shoes.

We are looking forward to seeing you there.

We have limited amount of spaces so please contact us to book your place.


Address: Technical Centre, Derwent Street, Chopwell, NE17 7HZ.

Mothers Day 26 March 2017

Don't forget to spoil your mum this Mother's Day.

We have great kits that she would enjoy sewing: purses, bags, satchels and shoes.

You could also give her one of our Gift Vouchers and if it still is not her cuppa - why not to treat her with our beautuflly hand sewn bags or shoes.

Spring and Summer Footwear

Give your feet a treat: our lovely sandals are all made by hand. They have padded and replacable inoles, flexible and shock absorbibg soles and are as colourful as a rainbow.

Our NEW Very Berry Satchel

Our Very Berry Firm Leather is the best yet! In its gorgeous shiny surface, firm and beautiful dark shade of wild red berry colour.

Our best selling Foxy Purse Kit

Thank you for loving this cute little Foxy Purse You can make it yourself in any colour combination you like - happy sewing.

Catalogue !

We are working on our NEW 2017 catalogue, but don't miss out on the 2016 one and ask us to send you FREE copy.

Fabulous kits for the whole Family.

Welcome to Simple Way - our unique leather kits make it easy to make beautiful bags and accessories. They will become heirlooms for you and your family to treasure for years. They'll be even more special because you've made them yourself by hand.

Watch our online video to see how easy it is to make our fabulous Red Leather Satchel Kit - see below

Please allow 14 days for every KIT to be despatched. Thank you.


They wrote about our shoes in the Guardian!
Read Stuart's Heritage’s homemade life: making a pair of shoes: Read the Guardian article

If you enjoy crafts

...and you can thread a needle you'll be able to follow our easy instructions to create your own individual leather bag, rucksack belt and accessories.
You can even make your own shoes, boot and sandals. Our foot comfort is legendary and you'll be so proud to have made them yourself.

Our handmade leather kits have everything you need - there's nothing to cut or glue and all the holes are pre punched so it's not even hard on your fingers! You'll be hand sewing using simple stitches like running stitch and backstitch.

Our shoes, boots and sandals really are ' the most comfy shoes you'll wear ' and as we create each pair using a different mix of pattern pieces we can accommodate odd sized left and right feet and even single shoes.

If you love the idea of something made by hand plus fabulous foot comfort, but don't want to make them yourself - our entire range is available Ready Made by our skilled team so you can use them straight away.

As seen in... Making Magazine Jan 2014 issue

Making Magazine have featured us yet again - this time our lovely Rucksack bag in the January 2014 edition. See here for a copy of the article. You can be as creative as you like.

Satchel Instruction Video online!

As seen in... Making Magazine again!

Making Magazine are featuring our Bag Handle, Shoulder Strap and Bag Buckles & Straps in issue 39 in the shops from Sept 12th - see how creative you can be. See here for a copy of the article.


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