Want to learn the basics of Hand Crafted Leatherwork?
Want to make your own hand stitched leather belt?
Our one day course will introduce you to the principles of hand crafted leatherwork through the making of your own hand stitched, hand dyed, leather belt.
A Hands On course during which you will learn how to mark out, cut and dye veg tan leather to make a hand stitched leather belt. You will then prepare it for stitching and practice the technique of saddle stitch. The course will also show you how to burnish the edges of the belt and finish the leather.
The price of £60.00 per person includes tuition, use of the tools , the leather for the belt and a buckle. We provide Tea & Coffee on the day, but you should bring your own lunch and any soft drinks / snacks you require.
Closed toe footwear should be worn. If you wish to protect your clothing (from dye etc.) please bring a suitable apron.
For information about this course and others we currently have scheduled please visit our Courses Page.
After a busy time, this is it, the last craft fair before Christmas!
We have a busy time ahead exhibiting our leatherwork at many local craft fairs in the run up to Christmas. So that you know where we will be, here is a list of events we are attending. Keep looking back as we will try to add new events as soon as we have confirmation.
Saturday 20th December 2014 – 10.00am – 3.00pm
LionMouth Rural Centre, Esh Winning, Durham. DH7 9QF
Evancliffe leatherwork (& Woodland Wendy) will be among the craft stall holders as Lionmouth Rural Centre celebrates the opening of the “Lions Den” with a day of celebration.
Lionmouth celebrates the festive season with art, craft, food and produce stalls plus a range of activities for young and old to participate in.
Evancliffe Leathercraft will be demonstrating traditional leatherwork at the Northumberland County Show this year. See how we hand stitch leather to make our unique handcrafted leather products and have a go at
Evancliffe Leathercraft will be demonstrating traditional leatherwork at the Northumberland County Show this year. See how we hand stitch leather to make our unique handcrafted leather products and have a go at Leather Stamping. Just look out for us amongst the other traditional heritage crafts demonstrators.
Animals Galore! Cattle, sheep, horses, pigs, alpacas, rabbits with Owls, Donkeys and Meerkat’s new for 2019.
Fun for all the Family!
Music, singing, Gin & Prosecco bar. Climbing wall, tractors, soft play and more ..
Local food, traders and crafts & arts, with ‘have a go’ and finest livestock all set in Tyne Valley.
Axe Men, Pole Climbing, Firewalking. The Gruffalo & Zog and loads of animals, new for 2019 Owls, Donkeys and Meerkat’s! Festival of food, fun farming and music.