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Introduction to Leathercraft – make a purse, belt or Airpod case with Herin Hong

Introduction to Leathercraft – make a purse, belt or Airpod case with Herin Hong

October 4, 2021


October 9, 2021

Part of London Craft Week

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Learn to hand-make leather items (Airpods case, purse/clutch & belt) and personalise the creation during a 3-hours private session. You will select and hand-stitch premium Italian leathers, the same we use to craft our products. You will learn artisanal tools and methods in our London studio. After the workshop, you will take away a unique leather product and essential (but professional) leathercrafting techniques which you can apply for your future pojects.

What to learn:

After a brief introduction on materials and health and safety measures, you’ll select the leather you like to use as well as the thread colour used to stitch it. You will learn how to work with professional patterns, use them to cut leathers by hand, use pricking irons to create stitching holes, hand-stitching leathers, hand-burnishing leather edges and finalising it with brass fixtures (if applicable). At the end, we’ll personalise your product by stamping your name on it. A dust bag will be available for your new creations too. It would be a perfect chance to make a present for someone you care or just yourself. If you are curious about leathercraft, this is a good opportunity to learn professional skills. We will be providing the leather and crafting tools for your session.

How to Book:

You can schedule your 3-hour crafting experience anytime between 4th and 9th October (1 -9 pm). Send us an email (info@herinhong.com) with your booking date, time and item you want to make. You will receive an online invoice and further information within one working day.

Please kindly note that:

- You can purchase a maximum of 2 tickets per session. (This is the maximum number of attendees per private session.)

- The last slot on the day is 6-9 pm.

- We need 7 days to prepare your materials and hence the booking will be closed by 1st October.

- All workshop payments are non-refundable unless affected by government COVID19 measures.  

COVID measures:

We closely monitor the current situation and will ask you to scan the Track and Trace App upon arrival. All workstations and tools will be sanitised. There will be hand sanitisers, disposable gloves and masks available for you.

About the Studio:

HERIN HONG is a contemporary leather artisan studio, committed to create sustainable, functional designs and elegant lifestyles. Preserving the leather craft by practicing traditional techniques (notably, hand cut, stitch and finish leather goods) is one of the ways to respect our history and environment. We want to make a leather product that lasts longer and we choose the best practices everyday to carve our products in the studio



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