– MAKE HANDMADE XMAS GIFTS –
REALISE PERSONALISED LEATHER ITEMS FOR YOUR LOVED ONES
MAKE THIS CHRISTMAS SPECIAL! CREATE PERSONALISED, CUSTOM MADE LEATHER GIFTS FOR YOUR PARTNER, FRIENDS OR RELATIVES!
One teacher, four students
LEATHER CRAFT CHRISTMAS WORKSHOP: WHAT IS THIS COURSE ABOUT?
Are you looking for a handmade Christmas idea and a learning experience at the same time?
This is practical small group day course during which you will create customised, handmade leather gift items to present to your loved ones as unique Christmas presents.
You will receive instruction on how to mark, cut and edge finish veg tanned leather and use simple fastening hardware.
YOU WILL BE ABLE TO MAKE AS MANY CUSTOMISED LEATHER ITEMS AS YOU CAN, choosing between a selection of different types of goods such as small clutches, purses, card holders and more.
You will be able to deboss the initials of the lucky recipients, making your handmade leather Christmas presents very special!
The class will take place in our London workshop where you will be able to see how a leather craft studio is equipped and receive practical demonstrations of common working methods related to the topic.
At the end of the tuition you will have:
– Gained an understanding about leather types and tanning methods
– Been instructed on the use of common fastenings and closure techniques
– Received an overview on the correct use of tools for preparing, marking, debossing, cutting and punching leather
– Understood and practised beveling and burnishing techniques
– Realised one or multiple simple, unique, handmade leather gifts to take home with you.
WHAT ARE THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?
This course is suitable for all levels and no previous experience is required.
You should be able to use measurements and understand verbal and written English instructions.
ARE THERE ANY OTHER COSTS? IS THERE ANYTHING I NEED TO BRING?
Materials are included.
Feel free to bring a notepad, if you would like to take some notes, we will provide the rest.
INCLUDED IN THE COURSE:
We will take some pictures while the students realise their leather items.
The pictures will be sent to each student the day after the course and you will be free to use them as you wish and maybe to make a lovely, complementary Christmas card 😀
HOW LONG IS THIS TUITION?:
This tuition will require up to 4 hours to complete.
We aim to provide customised and high quality tuition services and by only allowing up to 4 students at a time, we are able to focus on each person needs and interests.
As every student has a different level of ability and previous experience, this course might lead some students to complete the core aspects of the lesson in a shorter time frame than others.
Students who complete the course early will be welcome to stay and use the studio facilities to exercise on the topics of the lesson.
FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THIS TUITION
CANCELLATION AND REARRANGEMENT POLICY
If you wish to cancel your group class, please do so ASAP via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Full refunds are only offered if the cancellation is requested no less than eight weeks before the event date.
Cancellations requested between eight and four weeks before the course start date will result in a 50% refund of the course cost on the condition that we have filled your place.
For cancellations requested less than four weeks before the event, unfortunately, we cannot offer any kind of refund and the class cannot be rescheduled.
We reserve the right to cancel a group class when the required minimum enrollment is not met.
If a group class has to be cancelled by us, we will offer the choice of a full refund, credit or the opportunity to book an alternative date (if available). We will provide as much notice as possible.
All communication regarding cancellations and rearrangements of your lesson must be in writing via email.
Please provide all details in your email for us to be able to organise a refund. All refunds must be made to the original payment method used.
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Cutting material is usually done standing at a high table and you might be working with special glues, knives and with heavy duty industrial sewing machines.
If you have a breathing problem, any health condition we should be aware of or if any of the above might be difficult for you, please inform us as soon as possible.
You will receive Health and Safety instructions for using the studio and its equipment and you will be asked to sign a risk and liability form at the end of the induction.
Sadly, our studio is on the first floor and we do not have wheelchair facilities. We are very sorry, unfortunately, this is not within our control or choice.