Brown hues in a linocut print of a rooster by Gerry Coles

Hands of Tym

Leather crafting courses and kits from bag maker, designer and London College of Fashion graduate and lecturer, Georgie Tym.


A colourful print of poppies in a field by Gerry Coles

Day courses

Georgie offers a selection of leather crafting day courses at her workshop in Banbury, Oxfordshire.

  • Suitable for beginners to confident makers.
  • Choose from bag-, purse- and belt-making courses.
  • Learn leather craft techniques including hand cutting, machine stitching and hand finishing leather.
  • Work with responsibly sourced vegetable-tanned leather.
  • All materials included: choose from a selection of leather and hardware colours. 
Choose a day course
A roller with purple ink sits on an inked linocut ready for printing in a workshop by Gerry Coles

1-to-1 online and in-person options 

No matter your leather-crafting dreams or goals, 1-to-1 tailor-made tuition has you covered. 

An excellent choice if you’re looking to make a bag, do pattern cutting, discuss your ideas or bag designs, or to engage in consultancy for your business.

Sessions can run at the Hands of Tym workshop in Banbury, Oxfordshire, or online from anywhere in the world.


Book a 1-to-1
A portrait pattern print of honeysuckle flowers and foliage by Gerry Coles

DIY kits

Make your own bag or purse with a luxury Hands of Tym leather craft kit.

  • Suitable for beginners and confident makers.
  • Learn the basics of leather craft for accessories.
  • Choose from a range of material and hardware colour combinations.
  • No specialist tools or experience required.
  • Free UK and worldwide delivery options. 
Choose from a selection of kits
Dark green and beige linocut print of a garden path surrounded by fauna and flora, including woodpecker, pheasant, rabbits and snail, by Gerry Coles

Gift cards

Give the gift of choice with Hands of Tym's flexible range of gift cards. Use for luxury leather gifts, craft courses, DIY bag making kits or anything that Hands of Tym offers. 

With a flexible range of prices and two years to make use of them, these gift cards are a luxurious choice-filled treat for someone special. 

Gift cards are delivered by email with instructions for redeeming at checkout. No additional processing fees. 

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A roller with purple ink sits on an inked linocut ready for printing in a workshop by Gerry Coles

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