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 vegetable tanned leather to form the...
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 vegetable tanned leather to make a belt. You will then prepare it for stitching and practice the technique of...
Learn to make a hand stitched leather bag in this two day workshop by Evancliffe Leathercraft.
This workshop will teach you to:
Mark and cut out leather.
Cutting leather to form straps.
Dying vegetable tanned leather.
Preparing the leather to be stitched including marking and making the holes for stitching.
Hand stitching leather using the traditional saddle stitch method.
Attaching accessories such as D-rings, fasteners, sliders and buckles*.
Burnishing & applying finish the...
By the end of the day, participants will leave with their own, handcrafted leather possibles pouch. Along the way, you will learn various skills such as stitching, riveting and cutting leather. There will also be the opportunity to dye and finish the leather and add decoration to make each pouch personal to its creator.
Closed toe footwear should be worn. If you wish to protect your clothing (from dye etc.) please bring a suitable apron.
- Next course on 28th September 2019
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 vegetable tanned leather to make three separate items.
Closed toe footwear should be worn. If you wish to protect your clothing (from dye etc.)...