Leather FUNdamentals

Always dreamed of crafting beautiful leather accessories for yourself, your loved ones – or for your new “leather” themed Etsy shop?  Thinking about starting your own ‘Always Wanted to Be in a Biker Gang’ Club? Well, wait no longer!  Our Leather Fundamentals Class is here…

Leather_toolsThis course runs 4 weeks and each class is 2hrs.

Course fee is $160 plus a $65 materials fee (All leather, dye, polish, lacing, rivets, closures and buckles are included for this class!) Total = $225 +HST

****PLEASE NOTE: Leather materials fees will not be charged during online registration. All materials fee’s will be owed upon checkin for your first class.

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Class Outline:

Class One: Leather Card and Passport Holders

  • Identifying different types of leather and appropriate uses
  • Identifying leather tools
  • Using leather marking tools and leather clips
  • Sewing your passport holder using leather needles and a teflon/walking foot for a domestic sewing machine
  • Card and Passport Holder Supplies (provided)
    • Vegetable Tanned Leather (3-4 oz)
    • matching polyester thread 
    • Leather Oil

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Class Two: Leather Belts

  • Identifying different weights of leather
  • Working with Vegetable Tanned leather
  • Using the strap cutter and the billet cutter
  • Bevelling and finishing edges
  • Using the skiving knife
  • Stamping your Belt
  • Dyeing Leather
  • Belt Making Supplies (provided)
    • Vegetable Tanned Cowhide (8oz.)
    • Leather Dye
    • Buckle
    • Rivets
    • Leather Oil
    • Leather Finish

Class Three: Finish Belts  and start  your Case

Options for the case include: Clutch, Cellphone Case, Eye Glasses Case, iPad or Tablet Case, Documents Folder

  • Installing rivets using the press
  • Attaching buckles and punching holes
  • Oiling and putting a finishing on your belt!
  • Cut out Leather Case of your choosing
  • Bevel and finish edges
  • Learn to use the grooving tool
  • Stamp and dye your leather
  • Case supplies (all supplies are provided)
    • 3-4 oz Vegetable Tanned Cowhide 
    • Nylon Waxed Lacing Thread
    • Botton Stud closure
    • Leather Oil
    • Leather Finish

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 Four: Leather Cellphone, iPad Case or Glasses Case

  • Punching keyhole and attaching button stud
  • Punching and matching holes for hand lacing
  • Learn 2 different styles of hand lacing, use one or bother to lace your case
  • Oiling and Finishing your case!
  • Showing off your new found skills to all your friends and family

***Class registration fees are non-refundable. If you need to cancel you class, you can use your credit towards a different class date or towards materials from our retail space. There is a $35~ fee for classes cancelled or changed with less than 7 days notice from your registered start date.

Upcoming Dates and Online Registration:

Click on your preferred date to register


Leather Fundamentals (Leather Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Wednesday, October 18th, 2017  from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm and runs for four weeks (Oct 18, 25, Nov 1, 8). Click here for full class description.

Price: C$160.00

Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017

Available Spaces: 0

Leather Fundamentals (Leather Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Sunday, October 29th, 2017  from 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm and runs for four weeks (Oct 29, Nov 5, 12, 19).  Click here for full class description.

Price: C$160.00

Date: Sunday October 29, 2017

Available Spaces: 0

Leather Fundamentals (Leather Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Thursday,  November 2nd, 2017  from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm and runs for four weeks (Nov 2, 9, 16, 23). Click here for full class description.

Price: C$160.00

Date: Thursday November 2, 2017

Available Spaces: 5

Leather Fundamentals (Leather Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Thursday,  November 2nd, 2017  from 8:15 pm - 10:15 pm and runs for four weeks (Nov 2, 9, 16, 23). Click here for full class description.

Price: C$160.00

Date: Thursday November 2, 2017

Available Spaces: 4

Leather Fundamentals (Leather Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Monday, November 6th, 2017  from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm and runs for four weeks (Nov 6, 13, 20, 27).  Click here for full class description.

Price: C$160.00

Date: Monday November 6, 2017

Available Spaces: 4

Leather Fundamentals (Leather Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Wednesday,  November 15th, 2017  from 8:15 pm - 10:15 pm and runs for four weeks (Nov 12, 22, 29, Dec 6). Click here for full class description.

Price: C$160.00

Date: Wednesday November 15, 2017

Available Spaces: 6

Leather Fundamentals (Leather Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Saturday, November 18th, 2017  from 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm and runs for four weeks (Nov 18, 25, Dec 2, 9).  Click here for full class description.

Price: C$160.00

Date: Saturday November 18, 2017

Available Spaces: 3

Leather Fundamentals (Leather Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017  from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm and runs for four weeks (Nov 21, 28, Dec 5, 12). Click here for full class description.

Price: C$160.00

Date: Tuesday November 21, 2017

Available Spaces: 6

Leather Fundamentals (Leather Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Sunday, November 26th, 2017  from 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm and runs for four weeks (Nov 26, Dec 3, 10, 17). Click here for full class description.

Price: C$160.00

Date: Sunday November 26, 2017

Available Spaces: 2

Leather Fundamentals (Leather Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Sunday, November 26th, 2017  from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm and runs for four weeks (Nov 26, Dec 3, 10, 17).  Click here for full class description.

Price: C$160.00

Date: Sunday November 26, 2017

Available Spaces: 6

Leather Fundamentals (Leather Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Thursday,  November 30th, 2017  from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm and runs for four weeks (Nov 30, Dec 7, 14, 21). Click here for full class description.

Price: C$160.00

Date: Thursday November 30, 2017

Available Spaces: 6

Leather Fundamentals (Leather Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Thursday,  November 30th, 2017  from 8:15 pm - 10:15 pm and runs for four weeks (Nov 30, Dec 7, 14, 21). Click here for full class description.

Price: C$160.00

Date: Thursday November 30, 2017

Available Spaces: 6

Leather Fundamentals (Leather Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Monday, December 4th, 2017  from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm and runs for four weeks (Dec 4, 11, 18, Jan 8). We will be closed Dec 25th and Jan 1st for the Holiday Season.  Click here for full class description.

Price: C$160.00

Date: Monday December 4, 2017

Available Spaces: 5

Leather Fundamentals (Leather Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Monday, December 4th, 2017 from 8:15 pm - 10:15 pm and runs for four weeks (Dec 4, 11, 18, Jan 8). Click here for full class description.

Price: C$160.00

Date: Monday December 4, 2017

Available Spaces: 6

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