) From this class, you will design a cardholder and be introduced to basic leather making tools.
You will learn how to construct a cardholder and use techniques, such as saddle-stitching, sanding, and edge-painting.
1 week advance notice is necessary for any changes.
Course Name: Leather Working I Prerequisites: None Description: Leather Working I is an introduction to leather working.
Students will perform repairs to tack as projects are available. Hand stitching; hand stitch single ply leather project; hand stitch double ply leather project Week 3-4. Stamping / carving; halter project; repairs Methods: In order for students to acquire the knowledge and skills of Leather Working I, the instructor will use a variety of teaching methods including: expository learning, discussion, demonstration, guided practice, actual repair work, and special projects.
Leather working tools; utility knife holder project; round knife holder project Week 5-6. Evaluation: Students will be evaluated on their knowledge and skills through teacher made tests and quizzes, observations, interviews and dialogue, projects, and performance tasks.
Leather crafting is something that has developed over many years. Here at Alden’s School of Leather Trades, we lead you in finding your full potential.
First out of necessity for clothing, footwear, tools, etc., and has become a functional art form. From the first time you smell the inside of a leather shop, or the soft feel of a nice leather bag. Working with your hands and leather can be very fulfilling as a hobby. At Alden’s School of Leather Trades we are devoted to keeping that art alive. When working with leather you are only limited by your imagination. When broken down into elements that you can understand, The most complicated project can become simple.
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