This is a theoretical and practical introductory course during which you will be taught common, essential leather crafting and sewing techniques and understand how working with leather differs from working with vegan leather or fabric. You will be taught how to correctly use hand tools, how to sew leather by hand, with an industrial machine and understand the most common finishing and construction techniques used in bag and accessory making. You will learn about different types of leather and vegan leather and understand how to select the correct type of material(s) for your project. You will receive an overview of the technical aspects of working with leather and constructing bags and accessories such as marking, cutting, glueing, reinforcing, skiving, debossing and more. You will receive professional sewing training on industrial machines, you will learn the basic of saddle stitching and produce your own samples of work to take home with you. At the end of the lesson, you will create a hand-sewn simple leather item such as a purse, card holder or clutch to take home with you. This is a professional course delivered by a prototype maker and manufacturer, with the aim of providing an overview and hands-on experience on more common leather working practices. Link to the private course: https://www.thelondonleatherworkshop.com/learn-professional-leather-sewing-skills-and-techniques-intermediates-advance/
What's included in the price
All materials and tools to make a selection of leather samples and a small leather item to take home with you.