11th & 12th June 2022

Leather Workshops with Diamond Awl

Students will try their hand at traditional stitching techniques and make a small leather item using high quality vegetable-tanned leather.


Personalise and make your item with your own choice of leather, thread colour and initials. Walk away with a new skill and your very own handmade item and see if this is your future calling! Diamond Awl are here to show you the way in this heritage craft skill.

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


  • There are 8 places available for each session.
  • Suitable for 7+.    
  • £8.50 per person.
  • Workshops are approx 1 hour 15 minutes long.

Pre-booking recommended / limited walk-up spaces, subject to availability. 



2019 Trusts & Foundations

The National Festival Of Making Delivery Team

The National Festival of Making is supported with funding from Arts Council England and Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

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