Course Start DatesSaturday 18th January 2020
About the Course
In this intensive two day course you will learn the art of hand crafting and carving your very own wallet.
Leather carving or tooling is an ancient skill that has been passed down through the ages. You can learn to make beautiful and useful leather item with exquisite and original carvings. Wonderful for yourself, gifts or even starting your own business!
You will learn how to:
Cut leather from a pattern
Prepare for stitching
Hand sew leather using saddle stitch
Use leather dye
Use a variety of traditional leatherwork tools
You will also carve your own design onto the wallet.
- get to try all the tools you need
- be taught their function and adaptability
- learn how to prepare the leather
- find out how to transfer the pattern
- carve and tool your design
- apply colours and finishes
- how to care for your tools
Private lessons also available, please contact us for details.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All materials and use of tools along with tea and coffee and biscuits.
This craft course provider has been awarded Gold status for receiving 10 or more 5 star ratings from previous students.
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