Leather Working Club
Time & Location
About The Event
Leather working is such a fun and versatile skill! Need a belt? Make it! Need a purse MAKE IT! Join us down at the Mankato Makerspace to be creative and make cool leather products.
Come in with an idea of things you might like to make (belt, purse, wallet, bracelet, flask holder, journal/ book cover, shoes ..Sky's the limit! Check out google or pinterest for ideas)
Pegeen is an excellent instructor and has over 30 years of leather working experience, she will help you throughout the entirety of your project, from selecting leather, to cutting and assembling, to customizing details.
If you have leathering working tools at home, don’t be afraid to bring them, If not, no worries Pegeen should have everything you will need here.
She has projects for ALL ages and skill sets ( Children 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult.)
Due to each project and student being unique, this course could be a 1 day build up to a 4 day build, depending on the complexity of the project. Tickets can be purchased for Individual Sessions, which are $15, or you could get the 4 Session Package for $40. Cost of these sessions are for space and training. Materials Cost will be arranged separately.
If you'd like to communicate with Pegeen directly to run ideas past her, check out costs of leather or get an idea of how many sessions your project might take, contact her via :
business FB page, Pegeen Rozeske Custom Leather.
Little about Pegeen:
She has been working with leather for more than 30 years. She was trained by master leather workers Peter Main, Rob Barr, Tony Lair, Jim Linnell. She had her own leather craft store for years after buying Lindale Ave. Tandy where she would teach out of the shop. She studied boot making under Master Boot Maker DW Frommer II in Redmond, Oregon. She has been making boots by hand ever since. She is well known in the Big Island Rendezous and Historical reenactment circiut teaching how to make shoes and leather goods the traditional way. She only recently been able to purchase leather sewing machines that reduce the time it takes to create shoes and boots without sacrificing quality.
- all 4 sessions$40$400$0
- 1 class ticket$15$150$0