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Evancliffe Leathercraft

Contact Name: Clive & Wendy Elsdon

Telephone: 01388 526641

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19 Holywood
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL13 3HE

Evancliffe Leathercraft
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Evancliffe Leathercraft's Courses

County Durham
Learn to make a hand bound leather journal. This hands-on workshop will teach you to make a hand bound leather journal from scratch. Starting with a large sheet of paper you'll be guided through the process of turning it into the individual pages of the journal, binding them together and adding a leather cover as well as a page marker. You will be given the opportunity to dye the veg tan leather to form the...
County Durham
Join Clive & Wendy Elsdon of Evancliffe Leathercraft in this Introduction to Leatherwork Course. This one day course will introduce you to the principles of hand crafted leatherwork through the making of your own hand stitched,hand dyed, leather belt. A Hands On course during which you will learn how to mark out, cut and dye veg tan leather to make a belt. You will then prepare it for stitching and practice the technique of saddle...
County Durham - Next course on 6th October 2018
Learn to make a hand stitched leather bag in this two day workshop by Evancliffe Leathercraft. Thisworkshop will teach you to: Mark and cut out leather. Cutting leather to form straps. Dying Veg Tan Leather. Preparing the leather to be stitched including marking and making the holes for stitching. Hand stitching leather using the traditional saddle stitch method. Riveting leather. Attaching accessories such as D-rings, fasteners, sliders and buckles*. Burnishing & Applying finish the leather....
County Durham
This workshop will take you through the process of making a wet molded leather waterbottle from a pre-cut veg tan template. First you will mark, make the holes and hand stitch the the two faces of the waterbottle together. Then you will learn about wet molding and form the shape of the water bottle. We will then give instructions on how to waterproof the bottle. (We can provide the materials for you to do this...
County Durham - Next course on 9th June 2018
This half day course will introduce you to the principles of Stamping, Embossing, Wet-Moulding and Dying Leather through the making of your own hand dyed leather Keyring, Bookmark (or Hair Barrette) and Wet-Moulded Leather Bowl. A Hands On course during which you will learn how to stamp, emboss, wet-mould & dye veg tan leather to make three separate items. Closed toe footwear should be worn. If you wish to protect your clothing (from dye etc.)...