Glove Making with Leather - Nottingham Trent University
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About the Course
Using creative teaching techniques and clear, step-by-step guidance you’ll unravel the process of glove making with leather, a skill that’s traditionally thought of as difficult to master.
With only six places offered, this course provides you with one-to-one attention to ensure you leave with the skills and knowledge to continue glove making as part of your profession or purely personal enjoyment.
This course is suitable for those who are interested in craft and accessory design who’d like to extend their skills.
It’s also good for those working in fashion wanting to know more about accessories, as well as theatre costume makers.
It’s also ideal for teachers and technicians who want to add a unique skill to their repertoire.
No prior glove making experience is required. It’s useful to have some stitching and pattern making skills, though this is not essential as the basics will be taught.
On this course you will:
learn about the different qualities of leather
select the right leather for your gloves
explore leather manipulation techniques
make patterns for gloves
develop leather cutting and stitching skills
use special tools for stitching your gloves
complete your gloves with the right finishes.
What will I gain?
By the end of the course you’ll have a completed pair of leather gloves (and maybe more in development) along with technical notes about materials and processes.
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Please note that if you have a CraftCourses gift voucher you would like to use as full or part payment of this course fee, the booking will need to be made via telephone (number above). If you have mobility issues, please let us know in advance so that we can be sure to accommodate your needs.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
Three days of tuition with an expert glove maker. Most materials are provided.
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Course Start DatesWednesday 11th July 2018
- Accessible by public transport
- Disabled access
- Suitable for beginners
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