Widen your sewing skills by learning to select, cut, bevel, stitch and edge real leather. Learn about leather types and applications, hardware, dyes and finishes. Add your personal style and preferences to enhance basic belt and bag patterns with your new skills. You’ll learn options for straps, pockets, lining, buckles, hardware and closures to suit your taste. Once you have these skills, you are ready for future classes in handbags, backpacks and jackets. Prerequisite: Industrial Machine Sewing
Instructor:Colton Helfrecht, ColtyPDX, one of Portland's top handbag and leather goods designers
Dates/Times:Series: Wednesdays, January 13-March 31, 6-9 pm
Leather 1, Jan 13-Feb 17
Leather 2, Feb 24-March 31
Cost/Cost Options:$289 (includes $25 kit) + supplies for each class $519 + supplies for series
Supply List:CLASS SUPPLY LIST
Please contact the PFI Sewing Store Manager for questions about your Supply List.
Check the supply list. You can purchase *supplies at PFI Supply www.pfisewing.com with your 20% student discount.
"I am very much interested in taking more leather working classes. Colton is a wonderful instructor. He is extremely knowledgeable, and generous with his tools and time. Please put me on a list for continuing courses, especially if Colton will be teaching." Vicki G