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One Day Introduction to Leather Work


Topics and techniques covered to include:

Types of leather and portions of the hide and their uses

Simple pattern cutting

Basic tools and how to use them

cutting leather

hand stitching






Bring a small simple project/idea and we will make it happen

Materials and tools supplied *

Venue: The Round Tower, The Black Swan. Frome. Somerset. BA11 1BB

Date:      Saturday   27th July  9:30 until 5:00

Cost: £95.   Class size limited to 6. Adults only.


Course tutor: Bill Blaikie, a leather worker with over 30 years experience in traditionally made and modern leather goods.  email: bespokeleather@hotmail.co.uk to book a place and with an idea of something you would like to make.


Don’t worry if you cannot think of anything to make I have plenty of ideas and patterns.


*For larger projects a surcharge will be made for extra leather

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