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Leather Needle Thread

Our workshop days are geared for people with some, to no experience of working with, and Saddle Stitching vegetable tanned leathers of various thicknesses. View our Platinum Awarded reviews on our homepage and Reviews page and on from our workshop maker days which give a great insight into what you can expect by booking one of our maker workshops. We’re an independent maker workshop with a growing maker community. Bringing the traditional handmade skills of leather working to you. You’ll learn about various Leathers, the Tools and the Process, and where to buy your leather, tools and hardware. Each of our maker Workshops are tailored so you’ll come away with your very own hand stitched leather item from your workshop session. We have 6 different maker workshop days for you to choose from, with more being added during 2020.

Leather Repair Company

We have a well balanced range of leather repair courses. All of which will give you some excellent skills, and new knowledge so you can carry out your own leather repair jobs. We don’t just train you to be a leather repair person, we train you to be Craftsmen, teaching you true craftsman skills.

Leatherwork Courses

The Leatherwork courses provided by Valerie Michael and Neil MacGregor are based upon the techniques described in ‘The Leatherworking Handbook’ and experience of over 40 years as designers and makers of hand stitched leathergoods. Tuition is centred upon an awareness of both craftsmanship and design, so for students who are particularly interested in contemporary fashion accessories or more traditional leathergoods, these highly regarded courses provide the foundation and progression students require.

LTT Leathercare

LTT Leathercare are the experts when it comes to leather and its care and repair and their Leather Training Courses are recognised by the industry all over the world. LTT offer a wide range of courses to cover all aspects of leather cleaning, repairs and restoration. With over 2 decades of instructing delegates form all over the world their modular approach to training takes the delegate step by step through all the processes and products necessary to add this lucrative service to their portfolio. Whether a newcomer or experienced technician or cleaner LTT Leathercare Courses have something to offer everyone.

R J Leather Studio

Rebecca Jane is a true artisan she has worked for many designers, including Givenchy, Stuart Vevers, Luella, Robert Cary Williams and Paul Seville. Her experience of working in these different design houses gave her the insight into how to run a fashion label. In 2008 Rebecca combined this knowledge with her passion for eco design and Rebecca-Jane own handbag range was born. The label was sold world wide in boutiques, departments stores and markets. Clocking up a staggering 5000 bags being sold and creating them all in-house at the RJ headquarters. Rebecca comes from a creatives family she has a broad knowledge of making and designing and specialises in handbag design. Rebecca has taught at different colleges and universities throughout her career and in January 2013 decided to start the RJ Leather Sewing School specialising in courses for in Handbag design and making. Her courses are set out for complete beginners to experienced sewers and designers. The course focus on soft turned leather bags all made on domestic or industrial sewing machines.

Rosanna Clare

Join Rosanna for an enjoyable half, full day or two day’s workshop at her studio in Ardleigh, Essex. These workshops are perfect for those wishing to try leather craft for the first time, or for more experienced leather workers to make an item of their own design.

Ross Leather and Wood

Slim began leather craft 30 years ago when a friend asked if he wanted to buy some old tools. He had been travelling around New Zealand in a house truck, doing odd jobs and experiencing life. This provided the opportunity and time to teach himself different styles and techniques of leather craft. Soon the commissions and requests for personalised gifts started to come in. Slim’s workshop is in the basement of his house. And so his fabulous story continues as he embarks on a new period finding joy in working with leather and wood as a full time job.

Studio Candice Lau

Working with clients such as the Victoria and Albert Museum, Facebook, Heals, Squire and Partners and many others, we customise each individual group workshop to the needs of our clients. Such as a special bookbinding workshop we organised for Modus along with a fellow bookbinder, the wreath making workshop using Ultrafabric’s own materials for their Christmas VIP event, the Macbook case making workshop for the Facebook team, or the one day workshop for the Victoria and Albert Museum where we took inspiration from a current exhibition. We customise each workshop to fit the group in terms of size, abilities, time and product they wish to make.
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