Leather tooling course with Pip Davidson

Small pouch with specific design


Learn how to enhance your leather items by adding a unique hand tooled design. This is an opportunity to learn new skills to make any leather project stand out. With your new skills, you will be able to make personal gifts for family and friends. Learn to use dyes, antique gel and many other tips to help you along your way to leather tooling. A comprehensive list will be provided for you to take away including where to purchase leather, dyes, tools etc. Even if you are working with a budget, this will help you find all the equipment you need as I have done all the hard work for you. With just the basic tools, you can get started on your tooling/stamping journey.
Weekdays are also available on request

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

What type of leather to use for tooling
Choose a leather pattern for your project
How to cut out a pattern from leather
How to choose a design and customise it to fit your pattern
How to transfer your design to the leather
Learn to use a swivel knife
Learn how to use Stamps on the leather and different types of stamps
Learn about different dyes
Learn how to resist and use antique gel
Learn how to burnish the edges
How to saddle stitch
How to protect your leather piece once finished
All leather, patterns, tools and dyes will be provided
Take home a pre tooled design for you to practice on
Tea, coffee and snacks provided. Lunch can be provided as well, please state if vegetarian, vegan or have allergies.


Philippa Davidson at Dark Dog Designs

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32 Adisham Green
ME10 2SR

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Christmas
  • Easter
  • Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
  • Father's Day
  • Hearing impaired
  • Intermediate level
  • Mother's Day
  • Overseas Holiday
  • Parking provided
  • Pet lovers
  • Residential
  • Romantic
  • Seniors
  • Spooky
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • UK Holiday
  • Wheelchair users


2 days (flexible times to suit)

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