LEATHER WORKSHOPS 2014

INTRODUCTION TO HAND STITCHING LEATHER

1 day WORKSHOP 70 € ( one to one tuition)
7 HOURS
Learn about
• Basic equipment – what tools are needed.
• Cutting
• Thinning leather
• Using rivets
• Attaching studs and snaps
• Hand stitching – learn how to saddlestitch
• Finishing edges
Whilst being taught the basic skills needed to work with leather you will be able to make a leather braided cuff , & a hand stitched card holder / purse , or similar item.
MATERIALS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
LUNCH NOT INCLUDED

MAKE A HAND STITCHED LEATHER BAG – 2 DAY COURSE 130€*
14 HOURS ( one to one tuition)
Learn

• about bag construction
• How to make a bag pattern
• How to fit & stitch gussets .
• About types of handles
• How to add closures such as buckles . clasps

Before doing this 2 day course , you MUST have the basic skills of cutting, thinning and stitching leather.
Over the two days you will be able to design and hand- stitch either a tote , clutch , or messenger bag
*General materials such as thread, glue , rivets small pieces of leather .are included in the price
*Vegetable tanned leather for the bag NOT included in the price . Cost will depend on amount used. ( or you may bring your own )

LUNCH NOT INCLUDED

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