2024 Festival Dates: 6 & 7 July

Leather Workshops with Diamond Awl

Traditional Leatherwork Taster Sessions with Diamond Awl

Diamond Awl Leather Workshop will be offering taster sessions in traditional leatherwork at the National Festival of Making.

Students will try their hand at traditional hand stitching and make either a card holder or sunglasses slip using high-quality vegetable tanned leather. Personalise your item with your own choice of thread colour and initials.

During the workshop, you will get the opportunity to learn some traditional leather skills, including hand stitching, bevelling, burnishing and embossing.

Walk away with a new skill and your very own handmade item.

Booking Details

Suitable for ages 8+ Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

This workshop is £10 per person

There are 8 places available for each session

The workshops will last approx 1 hour 15 mins / 1 hour 30 mins



2019 Trusts & Foundations

The National Festival Of Making Delivery Team

National Festival of Making is supported by the Arts Council England, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, Brian Mercer Trust and Foundations and Partners. This project is part-funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

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