Introduction to leatherwork with Armitage Leather

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Description

During this one to one course a basic introduction to leather work is given, during which we will examine the tools, materials and process of making items from leather. In this course we will touch on Design, Measuring, Cutting, Marking & Stitching and examples of different styles. Whilst 8 hours is not enough to cover of all the techniques and processes, you will have sufficient instruction and appreciation of the principals to continue at your own pace. Nigel Armitage is registered with and insured by the Guild of Master Craftsmen along with being an NVQ A1 Assessor.

What's included in the price?

All materials are included in this course along with a light lunch and unlimited tea and coffee.

Duration

1 day (9:00am to 5:00pm)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts

Maker


Nigel has been a bespoke maker for thirty years focusing on the longstanding traditions of making leather goods completely by hand. Six years ago, after many requests, Nigel began teaching one to one classes passing on these techniques. Today, Nigel can now be found sharing his skills offering both individual and group courses in his Midlands based workshop which has been specifically designed to offer the best learning experience.

Suitable for

  • Wheelchair users
  • Intermediate level
  • Tutor can travel
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Parking provided
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Venue

Armitage Leather, Drakelow Business Park, Walton Road, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE15 9UA