The Leather Workers’ Guild was officially established in November 1981 to promote, develop and advance leather work and encourage a sharing of ideas, skills and resources. We are a not-for-profit organisation and our aim is to provide an informative platform for all people with an interest in leather craft to gain more expertise and enjoyment with the help of our newsletters, workshops, demonstrations, open days and classes. Each year we hold our popular beginners’ course to show the range of techniques that can be used with leather as well as valuable tips on where to buy tools, dyes and leather.
I love working with leather and the classes with the Leather Workers’ Guild give me the opportunity to learn new leather working skills. I always come out with an awesome new leather project and meet new people with similar interests.
The guild members present over the 2 days were not only full of decades of combined knowledge, but also a willingness to share every tip, trick and experience with you. There was never a feeling of any “commercial” motive and, after completing the course, I genuinely wonder how they do it for such a low…