Make and Reuse Creative Workshops: Leatherworking, Creative Thinking & Design

Leatherworking: Creative Thinking & Design is a free, four-day workshop led by Yusuf Osman.

Over four days, gain a comprehensive overview of what’s entailed when working with leather. This course will combine theory with hands-on knowledge about design, patternmaking and capabilities of the material.

Course dates:
20, 21, 22, 23 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:
12 November 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 Yusuf Osman

Yusuf Osman is on a mission to get the world talking about leather. Leather has shaped human civilisation and is the only material that connects farm, food, fashion and beyond. Engaging with this material through the act of craft can help us navigate the complex issues that we face as individuals and, as a society. In doing so uncover the threads that connect us all.

Would you like to take part in this course?

Make and Reuse Creative Workshops: Leathercraft

When: 6–9 November 2023

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. Led by Candice Lau.