Making a Handmade Belt with Nigel Armitage

Making a Handmade Belt with Nigel Armitage

Duration: 8 Hours

Price: £250

Run by: Nigel Armitage
at Armitage Leather

07725890586

Armitage Leather
Burton-on-Trent
Staffordshire
DE159ST

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About the Course

During this one to one course you will Measure, Cut, Prepare, Stitch & Finish a basic unlined belt.​
At the end of the day you will have a belt to take home with you that you have made by hand in the Finest English Bridle Leather and trimmed with a solid steel or brass buckle.
You can choose the leather, buckle & buckle keep to suit your style.
You will learn and have an understanding of the principles of the saddle stitch which can then be applied to other projects and are a good foundation on which to build.

Nigel Armitage is registered with and insured by the Guild of Master Craftsmen along with being an NVQ A1 Assessor.

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 are provided to make your belt.
All tools needed will be made availabe to achieve this.
A light lunch along with endless tea and coffee is also provided.



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Nigel is an awesome teacher - he knows everything there is to know, is happy to impart this knowledge, he is patient, interesting and also great fun to be with. I could not have enjoyed this course any more than I did. I recommmend this course very highly. Although I had learnt quite a lot on-line, nothing beats actual real world tuition. I now supplement his teaching with his amazing vimeo channel and as a result find myself making headway in learning this amazing craft. Nigel is really passionate about keeping this craft alive and this comes across in all that he does. Money well spent!

- - #12158

Day three of my week with Nigel involved this course. I had an absolute grand time making the I am currently wearing and will wear for years. Nigel explained everything before we began, and his keen eye observed me at every step to facilitate a quality leather item that I can proudly show off and also use as an example. Nigel is truly in a class of his own! Everyone want to take a leather course need not look further than Armitage Leather.

- - #7043

An excellent course. Run by a highly experienced instructor, who imparts his own high standard of workmanship onto the student during the session. With practical demonstrations and theory to aid in underpinning the learning process. Working with the student, Nigel quickly evaluates the student's skill level and works to improve it. I would highly recommend this course to anyone interested in leather craft.

- - #7040

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Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.


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