Leatherwork Classes and Workshops

Basic Skills Weekend

Two full days of practical, workshop-based teaching

1weekend

One weekend a month we open the studio to people wishing to learn how to work with leather. We teach traditional techniques using hand tools and naturally tanned leather. The course includes a 2 hour theory session and practical demonstration of how leather is made, and 2 full days of practical workshop based teaching.

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£260 plus Materials

 

 Skin To Leather

A weekend on Dartmoor skinning, tanning and making

1weekend

Held on the edge of Dartmoor Deer Park, on this special course you will learn the ancient techniques of skinning a deer, turning the skin into leather and making yourself a leathery reminder of this special weekend. Venison stew around the campfire included!

Upcoming in Summer 2017

 

Leather Masterclass

Make an oak bark leather belt

1day

If you want to dedicate time to making a belt that’s perfect for you, learning lots of leatherwork techniques along the way, then this masterclass is for you. Can be personalised with your choice of initials, name or message.

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£85 per class including materials

 

Leather Masterclass

Make a Leather School satchel

1day

Make your own leather satchel from fine Italian leather! We have created a pattern for an old-school satchel that enables you to both learn lots of techniques and make something substantial size-wise that will be useful every day.

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£95 per class including materials

 

Leather Masterclass

Make a Leather School apron

1day

Make your own leather apron using traditional hand-stitching and riveting techniques.

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£95 per class including materials

 

 

1 day Basic Skills Leatherwork

Essential beginners skills for traditional leatherwork

1day

Come and learn 3 essential and transferable skills for leather working. Choose whether you would like to make a sheath for a knife/axe head or a pouch to fit on your belt, for secateurs perhaps, using traditional wet-molding and hand stitching techniques.

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£95 per class including materials

 

Leather School Kit Class

The perfect introduction to leathercraft

2hours
Choose a rivet kit or a stitch kit and make your own leather belt, pouch, phone case, notebook cover, key case or dog lead! Personalise your creation by stamping your name or adding die-cut design elements.

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£30

 

Makers Day

Perfect for Leather school graduates and those with some practical skills.

1day

A makers day is ideally suited to Leather School graduates and others with some practical ability. Our workshop is open for people wanting to embark on leather projects who need access to space, tools and materials. This is not a structured leather work class however a tutor will be on hand to offer  practical advice.

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£30 for the full day and £20 for half the day.

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