Leather Lacing with Cherryl McIntyreEast Coast Leather
$125 per student for 5 hour workshop (coffee and morning tea included)
CLASS TIME: 9:30am - 2:00pm - Saturday 6 October 2018
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Ignite your imagination with stylish lacing / braidinga versatile way of finishing any leather project.
In this hands-on workshop, Cherryl will show you her preferred techniques; you will complete 2-3 samples and a cute leather coin purse.
You will learn how to space and punch holes, prepare and splice Kangaroo leather, how to lace not only the whipstitch, but also the Double Cordovan braided edge which gives a nice finish to all projects, this stitch is also know to many as the double loop stitch!
You will also learn how to assemble multiple layers of leather and align your lacing holes every time, how to join the lace but more importantly how to finish and set the lace!
No experience necessary. These traditional leather craft techniques may look intricate and complicated.
All tools supplied for students to use at no additional cost!
Cherryl McIntyre Is a Brisbane based artist who’s passionate commitment to leather takes a new refreshing, innovative approach with the medium while working broadly across the craft from traditional styles through to sculpture, fashion handbags and accessories
Internationally recognised for her talent and contribution to the leather industry, Cherryl McIntyre has been perfecting her craft for more than 30 years. An exceptional leather artisan and tutor, President of the Leather Crafter's Association of Queensland (LCAQ), and Director of Exquisite Leather, this Brisbane based Leather Artisan has travelled extensively sharing her skills.
You might like to know, Cherryl is the only Australian to be presented with the prestigious Al Stohlman Award outside of the U.S.!
This prestigious annual award honors the accomplishments of individual leather artist’s worldwide. It is given to one who has demonstrated continued dedication to the industry following the example set by Al Stohlman the world’s most talented, best known and respected leather artist.
Cherryl has also coordinated the largest event for Leather Crafters (of all skill levels) in Australia, Dimensions in Leather conferences held in Brisbane since 1998.
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