Online Traditional Leather Craft Workshop (Belt Making)



This is a practical and hands-on course where you will learn how to make a leather belt using only traditional handcrafting techniques. You will be using vegetable tanned leather in Black or Tan.

The workshop focuses on:
- Becoming competent at using many of the leather worker’s hand tools.
- Learning how to saddle stitch with the aid of a saddlers clam.
- Understanding the process of preparing the leather for hand stitching.
- Gaining a thorough understanding of the qualities and sections of the leather.
- Mastering the technique of preparing a thread.
- Maintenance and care of leather.
- Developing a professional edge finishing technique.
- Maintenance of saddlery tools.

Running time: 3 Hours

What's included in the price?

A Craft Kit with a set of tools, leather and fittings are sent to you in advance. The Tools are yours to keep after the workshop.
Please contact me to make your choice between 'Tan' or 'Black' vegetable tanned leather.

What you will need

You will need a stable work surface.


Kingsley Walters at Kingsley Walters London

This course is taught online

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Christmas
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Easter
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
  • Fathers Day
  • Mothers Day
  • Overseas Holiday
  • Pet lovers
  • Romantic
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • UK Holiday
  • Wheelchair users
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3 hours (11:00am to 2:00pm)

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Helen Goode - - #32295

Really enjoyed the one to one teaching with Kingsley via Zoom. It was a great intro to leather work and I learnt a lot.

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