This four-session course will give you a taste of working with leather, providing a practical guide with emphasis on hands-on application.
This course will introduce you to the basic skills used in leatherwork. Students with little or no experience of leatherwork will be taught basic skills by making two small items in leather. The projects will cover skills such as cutting and stitching leather.
The course is designed to equip you with the basic skills necessary for you to continue developing the craft of leatherwork. It will be a hands-on approach with advice and guidance throughout, and we'll be using a variety of teaching methods including demonstration, instructions, one-to-one tutorial guidance, group discussions and critiques. You will be guided through the techniques used so that you can make simple items, such as a small leather pouch that you will be able to take away.
You will learn:
Read more about course tutor Franco Marinelli.
The course is suited to those with little or no experience and for those with an interest in working with leather. This is a practical course so requires a degree of manual dexterity.
"The teacher was so knowledgeable and taught us with so much warmth and humour. We covered a huge amount of techniques and the emphasis was always on take-home skills that we would be able to use in future."
|Course dates||9 to 14 August 2018 (no classes 11 and 12 August 2018)|
|Day and time||Thursday, Friday, Monday and Tuesday, 10am to 4pm|
|Maximum class size||12|
A 20% discount is available for:
If you're eligible for the 20% discount, please contact us before booking.
In addition to the course fee there will be a material cost of up to £15.
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