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Welcome to Simple Way
Proudly making beautiful Leather Kits and Ready Mades from our little workshop in the UK

New Catalogue Out Now!
Our gorgeous new Simple Way 2017 Catalogue is now back from the printers and is released to the general public! If you have purchased from us before, expect one dropping through your door shortly!

If you just can't wait, View our PDF Now

NEW Yellow Firm Leather

We now have gorgeous bright yellow firm leather for our satchels, check it out.. Happy Sewing.
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.

Sew Your Own Satchel Class
If you enjoy sewing or just want to learn how to sew our satchels then why not join us at the Sew Your Own Satchel event we're running in our home village Chopwell.

Event date: Saturday 27th May 2017.

How to join the class: simply order your satchel kit in any colour you like and add the Sewing Class to your basket too. We'll make your kit ready for you to collect at the class, so you save the postage too Ticket price: 10.00

Step by step we will teach you how to sew our kits by hand - so no experience necessary. It is a whole day event and we will be providing refreshments and lunch. You will get a unique chance to browse among our leathers - many of which we don't list on the site! We will be also offering discounted prices on our other kits: purses, key rings, small 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.

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.

Guardian
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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