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    Leather Work 101

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    What do you have in common with cowboys, bikers, and rock stars? You all have an affinity for leather! In this introduction to leather work class, you will choose from 4-6 projects along with a variety of leathers and hardware. You'll be able to modify and create your own patterns as well. This is a fun, easy class that gives you a chance to make a few things out of leather, such as a cuff, a clutch or a wallet. You can give them away as gifts or just add them to your impressive, ever-growing collection of leather accessories.
    Leather Work 101

    3717 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago

    • Learn how to work with different types of leather and hardware
    • Create leather cuffs, clutches, or a wallet that you can use or give as a gift
    • Practice working with various design features such as snaps, rivets, and eyelets
    • No experience necessary
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    Leather Surface: Accessory Making 101

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    If there's one thing you need in your life, it's another source of fashion accessories. This accessory making workshop for novice leatherworkers will introduce you to a fun, productive hobby. During the session, you'll learn about many leatherworking practices from a veteran artisan. At the same time, you'll be working on crafting accessories, so you'll be getting the practical experience to take the skills you learn home with you. The one-of-a-kind pieces you'll be able creating will make great gifts for family and friends, or even great trinkets to be sold online or at festivals. That is, if you can stop wearing them yourself.
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    Leather Surface: Accessory Making 101

    1205 Crain St,, Evanston

    • Learn to work with leather to make wearable fashion accessories
    • Learn all about the abilities and limitations of leather and practice important techniques for creating the shapes you want
    • Bring the accessories you make home with you or give them as a gift
    • Enjoy learning a new craft that will bring out your creative side
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    Sandal Making

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    Sandals: the perfect comfort footwear for almost every occasion. With the right sandals, you can look equally stunning running around the city or frolicking at the beach. In this hands-on workshop, learn how to hand-craft your very own pair of sandals from scratch, using a variety of soling and strap designs. Choosing from a wide selection of hardware and leathers, you'll create and install straps, attach buckles, and decorate your sandals with the findings and hardware available. The best part is that you'll be able to show off your creation on the walk home. After mastering this valuable skill, you'll never want to buy another pair of shoes from the store again!
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    Sandal Making

    3717 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago

    • Learn about the tools, materials, and process used to make leather sandals
    • Design, cut, build, sew, and decorate a custom pair from scratch
    • Learn about various leathers, straps, and buckles
    • Hand-craft your own pair of custom sandals to take home
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    Leather Surface Design

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    In need of some new material? Working on leather surfaces provides artisans with a myriad of imaginative possibilities. For example, you can use it as a canvas substitute for printing, image transfer, and painting. You can dye and create textures on it, or even mold it into sculptural art. During this class, you will learn the many techniques of plying leather to conform to your vision, including cutting, splitting, distressing, stamping, dying and burning. This is a hands-on sample making class, so you'll be receiving practical experience under the guidance of a veteran leatherworker. Don't hide your creative side in this class; let it shine!
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    Leather Surface Design

    1205 Crain St,, Evanston

    • Learn the fundamentals of using leather as an artistic medium
    • Discover the techniques that will help you work leather to match your creative vision
    • Receive hand-on experience under the guidance of a professional
    • Satisfy your creative side by learning a new skillset
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    Moccasin Making

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    There's an old saying: "Buy a man a pair of shoes and you cover his feet for a year. Teach a man how to make shoes and you cover his feet for a lifetime." Learn how to create a pair of moccasins from scratch using only your bare hands, basic equipment, and your imagination. You'll choose from an array of colorful suedes for the body, as well as contrasting colors and hardware for the trim and decorations. As you master these tools of the trade, craft a pair of comfortable and stylish moccasins that you'll be able to wear for years to come. If you've always dreamed of becoming Ron Swanson, this class will bring you one step closer to that goal!
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    Moccasin Making

    3717 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago

    • Learn about the tools, materials, and process used to make moccasins
    • Design, cut, build, sew, and decorate a custom pair of moccasins from scratch
    • Learn about various suedes and colors to make your shoes stand out
    • Hand-craft your own pair of custom moccasins to take home
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    21 positive reviews

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