What you will do
2 hour class
Make a small leather purse by applying traditional leathercraft techniques. The leather purse will have a single compartment with a zipper closure . It will be a great opportunity to learn basic concept of leathercraft and to try out on your own after the class.
To start : You will be guided to the workshop once you arrive. The session will begin by sharing the understanding around leathercraft history and industry. You will have a chance to learn different types of learthers and leathercraft techniques.
What you will make : A leather coin purse with zipper closure
How long you will do : The course will run for 2 - 2:30 hours.
How you will do : You will have an induction to pattern cutting and essential skills to handle leathercraft tools. You will select colours/types of leathers and threads. You will learn how to make stitching holes on leathers and hand-stitching techniques. You will stitch them with two needles using saddle stitching method. If the time allows, you will also be able to stamp your names or initials on your items.
What to bring : Nothing. We will provide you leathers and tools.
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We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.
This is a Flexitime class, which means the teacher can run this class around your schedule.
Time & Location
Select a date and location you want and your teacher will get back to you to confirm their availability.
About your host, Mollum Vellum
Mollum Vellum is a lifestyle leather goods brand based in East London. Inspired by authentic craftsmanship and slow handcrafting process, Herin designs and hand-makes leather bags wallets and small leather accessories behind Mollum Vellum. It is Herin's passion to share naturally developed simplicity in her leather products.
Herin uses traditional leather crafting tools and techniques, which often include hand-cutting, hand-stitching and hand-burnishing leathers. And hence the classes are designed for anyone who wants to learn the slow hand-making process with some professional help. There are a couple leathercraft classes available, from the taster's to the advanced. There will be more workshops developed and soon to be added to explore more adventure.
- Please kindly be aware that you will be using sharp leather tools and needles. - There will be teas, coffees and some snacks. - Street parking can be found nearby the site. - Nearest station is Mudchute DLR station.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.