GENERAL COURSE INFO

COURSE START/FINISH TIME – 9:30am – 17.30pm (Approx)

COURSE LOCATION
Built in 1848, Woodend Mill is the last of the three counties cotton mills. Production ceased in 1951 and the mill became home to various light industries and a thriving cultural hub with over 30 artists. The mill is set in wonderful surroundings alongside the canal and river Tame, and a great place to visit and experience the new industry that remains in this historical treasure of the past.

ADDRESS – Woodend Mill Manchester Road OL5 9LQ

WHATS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE?
There are no hidden extras. All leather and tools are provided in the course fee. Also included are Lunch, Tea and Coffee.

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Diamond Awl Leather Workshop | one day course

ONE DAY COURSE £140.00

Our ONE DAY LEATHER COURSE focuses on making premium small leather goods, such as wallets, notebook holders, card holders and passport holders. The course is designed to introduce you to working with leather and teach you all the core basics of traditional leatherwork, including marking and cutting out leather, preparing the leather for hand stitching, saddle stitching by hand, bevelling, burnishing and finishing.

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Diamond Awl Leather Workshop | two day course

TWO DAY COURSE £250.00

On our TWO DAY LEATHER BAG MAKING COURSE you will have the choice of making either a messenger bag, saddle bag or box bag using Italian vegetable tanned leather. No prior leatherwork experience is needed as you will learn all the core leatherwork skills as on the one day course, plus additional techniques relevant to the more complex process of leather bag making.

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Diamond Awl Leather Workshop | three day course

THREE DAY COURSE £450.00

Our THREE DAY BACK PACK COURSE is for those who are looking for a more complex and in-depth project. Learn how to make a stunning leather back pack in high quality vegetable tanned leather. You will be taken through the bag making process from start to finish, using traditional skills and hand stitching. This course is suitable for beginners or those who already have leatherwork skills.

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Diamond Awl Leather Workshop | four day course

FOUR DAY COURSE £650.00

Our FOUR DAY COURSE is ideally suited to those looking for an intensive four days making an overnight bag.  Prior to the course you will be invited to choose your own colour leather from a selection of Italian vegetable tanned leathers. During the course you will learn more complex skills including skiving and various fixing settings, along with a range of traditional leatherwork skills. The course is suitable for beginners of those who have prior leatherwork skills.

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SEVEN DAY INTENSIVE COURSE £1750.00

During this intensive seven day leatherwork course you’ll gain in-depth knowledge of leather types and tools, a comprehensive selection of key traditional skills including pattern cutting, hand stitching, dyeing, finishing, strap cutting, fixing and riveting, forming and skiving. Over the duration of the course you’ll make a selection of items that allow you to implement the skills learnt, using Italian vegetable tanned leather. The course is ideal for beginners to intermediate and for those who enjoy an in-depth and focussed experience. 

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ONE DAY LEATHER COURSE

 

ONE DAY LEATHER COURSE