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Leather Craft for Beginners and Improvers

Leather Craft for Beginners and Improvers

Duration: One Day

Price: £115

Run by: Slim Ross
at Ross Leather and Wood


26 Liberty Road
South Yorkshire
S6 5PT

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About the Course

This course is suitable for beginners or those wishing to improve their leather craft skills.There is a choice of a card wallet or passport cover to make and a range of beautiful coloured dye to add to your vegetable tanned, full grain leather.

You will learn how to:
Cut leather from a pattern
Prepare for stitching
Hand sew leather using saddle stitch
Set rivets
Use leather dye
Use a variety of traditional leatherwork tools

This is an intensive one day course, and it is a great introduction to working and sewing with leather. At the end of the day, you will have gained so many new skills and you will have made yourself a beautiful new leather case.

The courses run from 9.30am to 4.30pm including a 30 minute break for lunch. We keep numbers down to 5 people to ensure one to one attension.

By the end of the course, you will have the knowledge to make your own simple leather creations or repair an item that needs a little TLC.

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Slim Ross has been a leatherworker for over 30 years and began in his bach on New Zealand's West Coast. He uses traditional methods along with his own unique flare to create high qualty, durable pieces.

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?

All materials and tools along with tea and coffee and a lovely lunch. If you have any dietry requirements, please bring them with you.

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Slim was incredibly knowledgeable about leather work and such a relaxed and calm teacher. Thanks Slim, we'll definitely be back.

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Course Start Dates

Sunday 24th February 2019
Sunday 17th March 2019
Sunday 14th April 2019
Sunday 12th May 2019
Sunday 16th June 2019
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