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Beginner’s Leatherworking: Craft and Dye Your Own Leather Wallet
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm$62
:: PLEASE NOTE: For in-person classes, all students must provide proof of full vaccination prior to entry. Masks are recommended, but not required for vaccinated students. All of our instructors are fully vaccinated. For more information, please visit our Covid-19 policy page. ::
In Beginner’s Leatherworking: Craft and Dye Your Own Leather Wallet, you will learn and apply leatherworking techniques to cut, dye, and assemble your own wallet from vegetable tanned leather! We will teach you to follow a simple wallet pattern, then demonstrate how to mix dye to arrive at the color or stain you desire and apply it to your leather. You will learn to hand stitch the leather pieces for assembly and apply hardware. We will also discuss the benefits of using vegetable tanned leather, as well as how to take care of your new wallet! You will leave class with one wallet and a working knowledge of the tools and techniques necessary to create more wallets at home!
Supplies Needed: None, but please do not wear your Sunday best since you’ll be using dye in this class.
Instructor Bio: Becca Schillinger earned her BFA in drawing and painting from CCAC here in San Francisco, and was trained by drag queens in NYC on how to paint a fashion-week worthy face. Knitting is her zen craft practice and she skypes with her 93 year old grandmother for advice on projects constantly. Becca teaches many of our fiber art workshops in addition to knit and crochet, such as punch needle.
The rules / important stuff: We have a NO EXCEPTIONS 72 HOUR CANCELLATION policy – this includes cancellation, re-books, gift certificates, moving classes, etc. For more information on canceling a class, please read our cancellation policy. All classes are 21+ unless you email for permission. If any questions, please email us at info AT workshopsf DOT org.
ALL CLASSES TAKE PLACE AT WORKSHOP SF LOCATED AT 1310 HAIGHT STREET UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED ON THE TITLE AND LISTING.