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1day 1 day Basic Skills Leatherwork

 9 am – 4.30 pm at Leather School, The Shops at Dartington, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6TQ

Essential beginners skills for traditional leatherwork

Pattern Making– how to make your own original pattern
Hand Stitching – traditional saddlers stitching with 2 needles
Wet moulding – wetting and shaping natural vegetable tanned leather
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.
Please bring the item you wish to make the sheath for or the items you would like to put in your pouch . Your pattern will be specific to you and your item.

  • Cost £95
  • Suitable for enthusiastic beginners minimum age 16. Younger only with parental
  • The maximum number of students is 10
  • Please note that the course requires a minimum of 4 students

What’s included:

  • All necessary tools and materials, which can also be purchased, to enable you to continue your learning, and make another sheath or two, at home
  • Teaching from an experienced tutor

What’s not included

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