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Sewing with Leather
Learn some basic leatherworking skills, including how to handle different types and weights of leather. Explore hand sewing techniques and how to use a sewing machine to stitch garments or bags. Go home with a simple leather wallet or small tote bag.
Note: You must have basic machine sewing skills to take this class.
Age Range17+, teens with instructor's permission
Basic Sewing or equivalent skills
We will supply sewing machines (or you may bring your own).
Please bring your sewing kit to the first class:
- Class 66 bobbins (plastic; please bring at least 3 to class)
- Dressmaker shears (Fiskars, Weiss or Gingher are recommended)
- Paper scissors
- Assorted machine sewing needles
- Assorted hand sewing needles
- Common pins
- Pin cushion
- Seam ripper
- Dressmaker’s pencil or tailor’s chalk
- Tape measure 60”
- Dark and light color thread for basting
- Needle threader
- Sewing gauge
In class we will discuss possible purchase of a commercial pattern.
Find out where to buy supplies.
When classes are FULL, put yourself on a waiting list. But please do NOT register for full classes.