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Leathercraft in Linwood - basic skills class

Duration: All day

Price: £95

Book with: Frances Simpson
at The Amayzing Workshop

Unit 1, Riverpark
Bridge Street
Linwood, Paisley

Course Start Dates

Saturday 15th February 2020
Saturday 7th March 2020

About the Course

This all day course takes you through the main skills needed to design and make simple leather items. We'll start with a belt or dog collar - cutting out leather, preparing the strap, practise tooling and stamping then design and decorate and staining the belt before making it up. The second part of the day will be spent designing a small bag or purse which we will prepare and decorate before stitching, staining and finishing.

This is a chance to learn an exciting new skill! Many of our students have gone on to make specific projects with or without our help and some have started up in business, selling their products. You can take it further with additional classes and project sessions. See our website for details.

We work as a small class in an informal setting in our class area within our equestrian shop. We have a kitchen (with microwave but not a hob) and toilet facilities and will provide coffee, tea and biscuits. Lunch is available from local shops or bring your own.

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?

Leather, materials, use of tools, equipment and tuition are included in the price.

Want to review this course?

Very good workshop where we get most of the basics for leather crafting.
It was an intense day but we had time to make one belt and one little bag per person.
Small group so very easy to interact with the teacher.

- - #23295

Response from The Amayzing Workshop:

Thanks Seb, I enjoyed your company and loved the creativity that came out in the session. Frances

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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Romantic
  • Stag and hen dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Weekends
  • Wheelchair friendly

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