Leathercraft Basics: Leather Accessories with Gosia

  • 27th Jun, 2024
  • 6:15pm - 7:30pm (AEST)
  • City Art - next to Mulitcultural Hub
    512 Elizabeth St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
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$25 AUD + BF
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Discover the art of Leathercraft! In this workshop, you’ll learn some fundamentals of leatherworking while creating your own unique and sustainable leather jewellery and accessories.

Using 100% repurposed leather, you’ll be guided through all aspects of this project, from creating patterns, to stitching, studwork and embellishing, attaching jewellery fixings – to create your own one-of-a-kind accessories that reflect your personal style.

Leather is a very durable and useful material. There’s rarely a reason to throw leather away! Learning how to make simple but impactful accessories is a great step in realising the wider potential of repurposing leather, getting the very most out of the long lifecycle of this material.

What we will cover?

In this hands-on workshop you will learn:

  • Basic leatherworking tools and materials
  • Simple pattern making
  • How to add Studs
  • How to attache jewellery/accessory fixings
  • You will also learn more on types of leather, sustainable leather practices, emphasizing the importance of minimizing environmental impact and repurposing materials.


Accessibility

  • Wheelchair Accessible Venue
  • Gender Neutral Bathrooms
  • Auslan Interpreted Upon Request
  • Free First Nations tix

Who will be teaching?

Gosia is a leatherworker with a lifelong passion for crafting and restoring goods. Based in Melbourne, Reservoir she specializes in using
recycled leather to create custom products while promoting sustainable practices. With years of experience and a dedication, Gosia is excited to share her knowledge and expertise with aspiring leather enthusiasts.
Connect with Gosia on her website www.letherwork.com.au or follow her journey on instagram: LetHerWork

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Any other questions or ways we can assist with accessibility? Just shoot Maddy (she/her) an email at melbourne@lanewaylearning.com.