Course 3: Two day intensive making and carving leather workshop


In this intensive two day course you will learn the art of hand crafting and carving your very own wallet. 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 item with exquisite and original carvings. Wonderful for yourself, gifts or even starting your own business!

You will learn how to:

  • Cut leather from a pattern
  • Prepare for stitching
  • Hand sew leather using saddle stitch
  • Set rivets
  • Use leather dye
  • Use a variety of traditional leatherwork tools
  • You will also carve your own design onto the wallet
  • 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

Private lessons also available, please contact us for details.

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What's included in the price?

All materials and use of tools with complimentary tea and coffee and biscuits.

Cancellation policy

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