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Sunday 3 March 2024

with Claire Davenport @ Davenport Leather


A one-day course combining a variety of basic leather skills to make a belt or dog lead /collar from scratch.  The skills learnt are transferrable to an upholstery application when working with thick saddle-grade hides.


All materials and equipment are provided, no experience needed.

Learn how to

  • Assess your leather and choose the right piece of hide
  • Cut and prep: edge, stain, polish, crease

  • Hand stitch, a method traditionally used for saddle-making

  • Finish with chrome hardware

Maximum of 6 students in a class.  

9.30am-4.30pm  Sunday 3 March 2024                        

Tea, coffee & cake provided, but bring your own lunch.         

To book, please ring 07890 594068

or email

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