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Hand Camp: Leatherworking

  • Avon Hills Folk School Avon, MN USA (map)

Hand Camp:

Come join us for our third annual Hand Camp get together! This skill sharing event is a great experience for those wanting to learn new crafts and techniques. Every student will leave with their own handmade creations. Learn from our fantastic instructors who are all skilled artisans and craftspeople. You will walk away with an experience you will not soon forget!


This entry level class is designed to introduce the classic techniques of hand-sewing with leather. Students are able to choose from a mix of projects that demonstrate the basics of working with leather including cutting, punching, hand sewing, riveting, snap setting, finishing and care. Students will be guided through the process from hide to finished product – leaving the class with their very own, handmade, leather product.

Materials included: Various colors of vegetable tanned leather, brass or nickel hardware and linen thread.

All tools provided for student use.

This class is offered as a half day class in the morning or afternoon. All day class can be arranged  for larger projects for an additional fee.

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Example projects only - leather options will vary.

*Please email if you are interested in the full day class - choices will be a tote bag, a laptop case or a cross body purse.

Earlier Event: August 23
Leather Working at Capella Tower
Later Event: November 14
Minnesota Makers - Hand-Sewing Class