Join craftsman Yusuf Osman in this fine leatherworking workshop to learn how to fully handcraft an item of your choice using premium tools and techniques used by the most fabled European leather goods brands.
After a short introduction to the art and craft and of leatherworking, we will talk a little about the history of leather and current views on sustainability, ethics and welfare.
Following an overview and demo of the crafting process, you will make an item of your choice from the varied selection - cardholder/pochette, keyring lanyard, bracelet, cuff or valet tray. Premium Italian leather and British brass fittings are provided.
Participants will work on their chosen project with individual attention given and will finish by packaging item to take home or give as a gift. You can make as many items as you like in the class.
Those returning or taking multiple classes will progress to intermediate and advanced techniques and projects.