Leatherwork Card/Coin Pouch - Morning Workshop

Leather Coin Purse
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Description

Learn how to make your own Card / Coin Pouch from stunning Italian Vegetable Tanned Leather.
After an introduction to Leather and the traditional tools we will be using, you will begin by cutting out your Pouch. You will then be shown how to attach the hardware and construct your Pouch using traditional saddle-stitching. There will also be the opportunity to customise your creation with your name or initials (or someone else’s!)
This is a great introduction to Leatherwork. No previous experience is necessary and all tools / materials will be provided.

Morning 9.30am - 1pm ending with lunch.

Tutor Information
Christina Charles has worked with Leather for nearly 20 years. She fell in love with the material whilst studying for a BA (Hons) Fashion at Winchester School of Art. Having specialised in Leather for her degree show, Christina went on to work for a number of luxury London fashion houses such as Catherine Walker and Jasper Conran in a product development capacity. After completing a research trip in 2009 that took Christina through the Middle East and Asia in search of Leather Artisans practicing in Syria, India and Nepal, she relocated from London to Somerset to take up the role of ‘Head of Design’ at the well-known tannery Pittards in Yeovil. In 2017 Christina set up her own practice and now splits her time between running her own contemporary leather goods label Hirsch & Kirsch, Sampling and Development for the fashion and accessories industry and teaching leather workshops from her studio in North East Somerset.

Refunds are not available on this booking. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

All tools / materials will be provided. 3 Course Hot/Cold Buffet Lunch and Refreshments.

Maker

Bookings team at Dillington House. Somerset County Council

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Venue

Dillington House
Ilminster
Somerset
TA19 9DT

Suitable for

  • Accommodation offered
  • Adults
  • Hearing impaired
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Vision impaired
  • Wheelchair users

Duration

4 hours (9:00am to 1:00pm)

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