Classes

FALL / WINTER 2017 / 2018 LEATHER WORKING CLASSES

All Classes Include Materials for Class Projects and use of Class Tools with Professional Instruction

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BELT MAKING CLASS

One Day Class Held on:    November 4th @ 2PM, November 16th @ 6PM or December 7th @ 6:00PM

(Limited to 6 students. All materials and tools provided.)
Student will make a perfectly sized belt either 1 1/4 or 1 1/2″. Includes a heavy duty solid brass or nickel buckle either casual or dress style. Class will cover learning how to gauge leather and decide a. good cutting area of the leather to cut a belt. Student will cut and size their own belt directly from a full cow hide.  Students will learn basic tooling and decorative stamping techniques,  how to set snaps or rivets, punch holes, and edge treatment process and color finishing techniques.  Class is approximately 3 hours.

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BEGINNING TOOLING CLASS

One day class held on:  November 11th @ 10AM or December 12th @ 6:00PM

(Limited to 6 students. All materials and tools provided.)

Students will learn basic tooling skills. Which includes preparing the leather and cutting for tooling. Creating and designing the pattern for projects. swivel knife cutting, decorative stamping, beveling , background and shading techniques. This class is about 3 hours.

KIDS CLASS

Kids class. $65 Parent participation required.       

One Day Class Held on: November 18th 10AM  or December 16th  @ 10AM       

Students will pick 2 basic projects from a list .
Kids 1 1/4″ belt, Wristband, Key fob, Coin Wallet or Bull .
Student will learn basic leather skills. How to prepare and layout  the leather project, Stamping, and finishing techniques. All materials and tools provided. 8 – 12 years old with parental supervision. Class is approximately 2 hours. (Limited to 6 students. All materials and tools provided.)

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DOG LEASH AND COLLAR CLASS

One day class held on:  November 11th @ 2PM or December 14th @ 6:00PM

( Limited to 6 students. All materials and tools provided.)

A class for pet lovers. You will bring your pet to class. We will measure your pet to make a collar and matching leash. This class will cover how to cut and prepare leather for designing and stamping, braiding, sewing, edging and finishing work.   This class is approximately 3 hours.

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WALLET CLASS

One day class held on:  November 4th @ 10AM, November 14th @ 6PM or December 5th @ 6:00PM

( Limited to 6 students. All materials and tools provided.)

Student will make either a business card holder or a ID Wallet. Class will cover learning how to gauge leather and decide a good cutting area of the leather, basic tooling and decorative stamping techniques,  edge treatment process, how to double needle hand sew the wallet and color finishing techniques.  Class is approximately 2 hours.

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BRAIDING CLASS

One day class held on:   Class Held Upon Special Arrangement   

( Limited to 6 students. All materials and tools provided.)

If you have ever been interested in braiding this class is for you . You will learn to cut and braid an invisible braid belt and bracelet. Preparing leather techniques, edging, and design  fundamentals are the basis of this class. Class is approximately 3 hours.