Leather workshop

2 Day Paul Dore Leather Workshop Cost £100

Date to be confirmed

This two-day course is intended to give you a basic understanding of leather and the tools and techniques you need to create your own items from it.

You will learn..

  • What leather is and how it is produced.
  • The different types and applications of leather.
  • How to make patterns
  • Marking out, cutting and efficient use of the hide
  • Using edging tools and edge finishing
  • Creating stitch holes
  • The different types of thread and how to sew leather
  • All about dyes, surface finishes and polishes
  • Incorporating buckles and studs etc into your projects


This course is intended to show you the techniques so you can make your own items rather than being a course where you complete a project to take away. As such it is packed full of useful information.

All tools and materials will be provided for the duration of the workshop and a comprehensive handout will be given to each participant upon completion