Make and Reuse Creative Workshops: Leathercraft17 October 2023
Free, four-day Leathercraft workshop led by Candice Lau.
Over four days, learn how to cut from a pattern, saddle stitch, cut, glue, attach hardware and various kinds of edge finishings to small and large leather goods like cardholders, keychain lanyards, small and large bags.
6, 7, 8, 9 November 2023, 10am–5pm
Maxilla Men’s Shed – ACAVA Maxilla Walk Studios, 4 Maxilla Walk, London W10 6NQ
Course capacity: 8 participants
Deadline to register your interest:
30 October 2023, 11.45pm. Register your interest here.
Please note that priority spaces for the Make and Reuse programme will be offered to the North Kensington community. There are a limited number of spaces on this course, and we will notify you if you have been given a place.
About Make and Reuse Creative Workshops
Make and Reuse Creative Workshops is a new programme of free creative courses to inspire our community of makers to reuse materials, contribute to the circular economy and make their everyday more sustainable, running from ACAVA’s community makerspace Maxilla Men’s Shed. Learn more about the programme here.
About Candice Lau
Candice Lau is an award-winning master leatherworker. She has worked with Coach, Bang and Olufsen, Toast, and V&A, among others. She has been awarded the QEST scholarship, the Arts Council’s Develop Your Creative Practice grant, and shortlisted for the Heritage Craft Association’s Maker of the Year Award.
Would you like to take part in this course?
When: 20–23 November 2023
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