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Advanced Leathercraft Workshop

Saturday, September 28, 2024 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Extend your leathercraft skills by making a full grain stitched leather belt and a stamped leather coaster.

  • You will learn:
  • Revisit basic techniques like traditional saddle stitch, bevelling, burnishing,marking, punching and cutting out leather.
  • How to use a strap cutter
  • Measuring and sizing your belt
  • Sewing in a belt keep
  • Decoration & finishing techniques
  • Leather stamping

Project 1 – Full grain, stitched leather belt

Your first project is a leather belt with a sewn in keep and a floating keep. Learn how to size up your belt so that it fits you perfectly. Burnish your edges to a high shine and learn various decoration techniques to individualise your belt.

Project 2 – Drinks coaster

If you manage to finish your belt with time to spare you can move on to making some stamped drinks coasters with our large selection of stamps. Learn about preparing the leather and various techniques for aligning and combining stamps

All materials included in cost of workshop as is lunch and tea and coffee.

Details

Date:
Saturday, September 28, 2024
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/events/oxfordshire-museum/advanced-leathercraft-workshop

Venue

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