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Leatherwork for Beginners - Short Course at NTU

Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ
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Leatherwork for Beginners - Short Course at NTU, Nottingham Trent University

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Nottingham Trent University
26 - 30 July 2021, Monday to Friday 10 am - 4 pm, one week
£595


This practical course will introduce you to the process of traditional, hand-crafted leatherworking and how to make belts, pouches and other accessories.

You will also explore surface decoration techniques, along with the processes of ageing and distressing leather.

This course is ideal for those who are interested in craft and accessory design who are keen to understand the processes of leatherworking and surface decoration.

It's also perfect for fashion and costume makers and is a fantastic skill for people who have an interest in battle re-enactments, live action role-playing and cosplay - the skills you'll learn are very transferrable.

During the course you will:

- learn which types of leather are suitable for different garments and accessories
- experiment with leather stamping and surface decoration
- explore leather manipulation techniques
- produce a piece of hand-tooled pattern
- try dyeing and surfacing leather to create different effects.

What will I gain?

By the end of the course, you'll have created a leather belt with a stamped and tooled surface, as well as a hand-finished bag that you have constructed from a pattern.

Level: Beginner

Entry requirement: No experience with leather is required. Basic sewing skills will be an advantage.

Tutor Profile: Enda Kenny is a costume and prop designer whose work has been featured extensively in TV shows like Game of Thrones, His Dark Materials, Krypton and The Frankenstein Chronicles.

He has also worked on films including Pirates of the Caribbean, King Arthur, The Wolfman and The Golden Compass.

Enda is based in Northern Ireland where he works across a variety of disciplines including leatherwork, millinery, prop costume and costume design.

He has extensive experience of supervising creative teams on projects in the UK, Ireland, France, Morocco, Portugal and Spain.

Need accommodation for the summer?

You can book a self-catered, single room with private bathroom on our city campus, right next door to our studios and classrooms.

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