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Arts Muster 2020 will offer classes in textiles, basketry, printing, book binding, felting, slow fashion, mosaics, leather work, whittling, and more. All classes will be held at Korowal School in Hazelbrook, Blue Mountains NSW.

Our workshops are designed for adults aged 18+. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Making Bags in Leather with Mark Jones

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Saturday 18 April - Monday 20 April, 2020, 9.30am - 4pm

Suitable for all skill levels

Supplies offered for sale by the tutor including leathers

Work with a professional Leather Craftsman.

Learn to design and make your own bag, or any other object.

I will take you through leathers; which to use and how to cut accurately and economically.

Understand your tools, materials and available products and acquire the techniques to apply your patterns to make a finished piece.

Course Requirements: Your own good sewing machine of any age, leather needles and suitable threads.

Birch, or similar, cutting mat.

28mm cutting knife, good scissors.

Measuring tape, steel rule.

Optional items: Any leather working tools you have. Silver marking pen. Punches, and shoemaking hammer.

Please bring any suitable leathers or materials, or embellishments. I will bring a selection of fine skins, of good quality, some interesting finishes and effects too. These will be available to purchase at reasonable cost. I will have a small supply of fittings, knives and blades, scissors, strapping, buckles etc. List of suppliers will be sent to participants.

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