Stitch Your Own Leather Card Holder

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Join maker and leather worker Angie Johnston, to learn how to create your own leather card holder. 

Connect with a like-minded community of people who share a passion for making and learn a skill that you can replicate in any number of ways. These card holders make great personalised gifts for friends and loved ones or yourself.

In this online workshop, you will learn how to saddle stitch leather to create a simple, stylish card holder. Angie will also guide you through how to seal the edges for that professional finish. 

We will send you a kit of materials before the class. 

Is this course for me?

This course is open to anyone aged 19 or over.

Continuing our commitment to make our learning accessible, we offer free spaces for those facing financial hardship. If you are earning under £19,000, you may be eligible for one of our free spaces. Priority given to RBKC residents and those who are receiving benefits, and / or over 55. In order for us to review your eligibility, please complete the below form and we will be back in touch to update you on your booking status. 

Apply here for free spaces

Format:

Live Zoom session:

In this 1 hour workshop delivered via Zoom, Angie will teach you the basic leather stitching
and finishing techniques needed to create your card holder.

Your kit will include:

● Pre-cut leather pieces for your card holder
● 2 saddlers needles
● Waxed thread
● Wool dauber
● A small pot of edge finishing liquid
● Sandpaper
● Awl

Please note: Booking will close 4 days before each workshop to allow enough time for your kit to be sent out. 

About the maker

Angie Johnston is a designer and maker based in Bermondsey and is the founder of apron and accessories brand Throw Me Down and creator of our Organic Linen Apron.

In her final year of her BA in Fashion Design and Development at London College of Fashion she focussed on working with low impact and sustainable fabrics - something which she has continued to work with and carried through to her business. Angie is a self-taught leather worker, incorporating this into her apron designs as well as making custom leather accessories from her South East London studio.

If you want to find out more about Angie, read her Meet the Maker interview over on our blog.