Leather Belt Making

Course overview

During this short course you will learn the skills required to produce a plain, hand-stitched leather waist belt. At the end of the course, you will have produced one to two hand-stitched waist belts to the measurement of your choice.

You will need to bring a notebook and pen, and to wear sturdy shoes and clothes suitable for a workshop environment. Please note that the course fee includes materials.

You will learn

  • The skills of measuring, cutting, edging and staining
  • The art of creasing, skiving, hand-stitching and hole-punching leather at a basic level
Entry requirements

You do not need any prior leatherwork experience.

Successful completion of this course will enable you to undertake another one of our leatherwork short, full or part-time courses.

Mary's story

The level of tuition is exceptional, and the tutors are very active within the industry encouraging students to enter competitions to showcase their works.