Instructors:

Page Burch

Studio Technician, Kennesaw State University

Jay Caudle

Machinist, MASS Collective

Sarah Green

Master Leatherworker, CORD Shoes and Boots

Kenneth Spivey

Blacksmith, KRS-3 Designs

Jay Wiggins

Woodworker, Evereman

Upcoming Classes:

Leather Working: Bags and Satchels

Oct 15, 09:30 AM

Instructors:  Sarah Green

In this course, each student will learn the basics of leatherworking from Sarah Green of CORD shoes in order to produce a one of a kind leather bag.
The course will cover the following topics:

- Design
- Measuring and tracing
- Basic fitting
- Fringing, embossing, and adornment
- Awling and Handsewing


This is a two part course, with the first course occuring on Saturday, the second on Sunday. Class will run from 9:30 AM until 3:00 PM both days with a break for lunch.

Either theHand Stitched Wallet course or the Belts and Collars course are a prerequisite to this course, both courses are a prerequisite to take the bootmaking course.

Ticket Sales end two days before the event begins.

Please be prepared to supply an contact phone number in case of last minute scheduling changes.

If you have any questions or concerns, email us at education@masscollective.org
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Intro to Leather Working: Hand Stitched Accessories

Nov 19, 10:00 AM

Instructors:  Sarah Green

In this course, each student will learn the basics of leatherworking and from Sarah Green of CORD shoes by fabricating their own leather accessory.
This course will cover the following topics:



- Intro to material

- Following a pattern

- Cutting leather

- Hand Stitching

- Basic tool use (knives, awl, pricking iron, etc.)

- Monogramming/ Embossing

At the end of the class, each student would complete a hand sewn accessory of their choice. The choices are between a sunglasses case, a pencil case, and a wallet, as shown in the picture. For more samples of Sarah's work and designs check out her website: https://cordshoes.com/


Ticket Sales end two days before the event begins.

Please be prepared to supply an contact phone number in case of last minute scheduling changes.
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Leather Working: Belts and Collars

Nov 20, 10:00 AM

Instructors:  Sarah Green

In this class, each student will make a belt or dog collar of their own design.
Each student will have natural, veg tanned Hermann Oak leather to work with. This leather may bedyed or left in its natural state, offering a wide range of design options.If making a belt, students will choose the width, length and hardware to be used for their belt. Somepossibilities include a standard heel bar belt, double ring belt, or muse belt. Dog collars can be madefor small, medium, large, or Xtra large dogs. All dog collar hardware is solid black.
The class will cover the following topics:
- Designing/ patterning
- Dying leather
- Finishing veg tan leather
- Installing rivets and hardware
- Beveling and finishing edges
For more samples of Sarah's work and designs check out her website: Ticket>https://cordshoes.com/
Ticket
Sales end two days before the event begins.
Please be prepared to supply an contact phone number in case of last minute scheduling changes.
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