Decorating leather is a fascinating art and dates back to prehistoric days. I had the pleasure to invite Veronica Passos of Passos Leatherwork from Brazil to teach to sell out groups of students this week core basics on how to carve leather. Veronica spending time going through how to sharpen one of the main tools […]
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It’s great to see such a diverse range of students coming on our courses. We recently welcomed three tutors from the Fashion Design course at Liverpool John Moores University on our two day leather course who were keen to learn traditional leatherwork skills. On the first day of our leather bag making workshop, they all […]
We’ve had a great month here at Diamond Awl Leather Workshop on our two day leather bag making course, with some new variations on the tote and messenger bag. We’re calling this the Postal Bag. It’s a great everyday style and students worked with a nice tan waxy leather. It’s a robust shape, with a […]
The notebook holders are one of our most popular small leather goods made on the Diamond Awl One Day Leather Course. Students have a choice of two styles, one that fits the Field Notes notebooks and another style that fits a standard A6 notebook. These were made using a dark brown waxy leather, which has […]
Just wanted to share the fabulous work of a recent student, who started off with the two day leather bag making course, making a messenger bag and recently returned to make a tote bag. The messenger bag made on the Diamond Awl course is a modern take on a messenger bag and is neat design that […]
Great company away day last week with the team from Fieldwork in Manchester, who joined me in my leather workshop for one day of leathermaking . The studio was buzzing all day, as the team of eight made a Field Notes leather journal holder from start to finish, in a gorgeous waxy dark brown leather. […]
Thanks to our students who attended our 2 day leather course over the bank holiday weekend. As usual, it was an intensive two days with a lot of core skills to learn. Students also have the opportunity to personalise their bag which adds a great little touch on the second day. If you’d like to […]
Another great weekend with 4 willing students braved the december weather and took our two day course making a leather tote bag. Again all these guys had zero experience and have really shown what can be done in a short space of time. Very Well Done If you are interest in doing a […]
WOODEND STUDIOS AUTUMN EXHIBITION. 11th & 12th October 2014, 10am-5pm Craft stalls, children’s activities and artist workshops will be available to join during the weekend. On Saturday evening from 5pm join us for a social evening of live music – should be fun come on down and say hello!!!
A great weekend with 4 willing students who completed a two day course making a leather bag. All these guys had no experience and have really shown what can be done in a short space of time. The finished result…very well done guys.