Course 2: Leather Carving Course


This leather carving course for beginners and improvers will give you the key skills necessary to create your own carving from the beginning. Leather carving or tooling is an ancient skill that has been passed down through the ages. You can learn to make beautiful and useful leather items with exquisite and original carvings. Wonderful for yourself, gifts or even starting your own business!

Our one-day workshop will take you through all the stages of this ancient craft, from what leather to buy, through carving, tooling and colouring to finish. You will have a choice of items to make, including a picture in rustic wooden frame, hair barrette, wrist band or business card holder. As part of the course, you will

  • Get to try all the tools you need (function and adaptability)
  • Learn how to prepare the leather
  • Find out how to transfer the pattern
  • Carve and tool your design
  • Apply colours and finishes
  • Learn how to care for your tools

You can either take the one day course on the weekend or over two evenings mid week:

Day courses run on Sundays 9pm - 5pm

Evening courses run on Thursday and Friday evenings 6pm - 10pm

Private lessons also available, please contact us for details.

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What's included in the price?

All materials and complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits.

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts