Belt and Cuff workshop
We'll dye your leather belt and cuff to a shade that suits you or make some gifts for someone special.
1pm to 4pm
Saddle Clutch workshop
Spend a day with like minded folk, get your hands dirty and walk away with a handy little companion.
With curves reminiscent of my old saddle this clutch has become my constant companion. The back gussetted pocket has enough room to take my phone, cards, notebook, pen, lippy and glasses. I use the front one for notes and coins. The bag which functions like a wallet. With its classic lines this clutch will see you from weekends and through the working week, like the hardworking stockhorse that she is!
You'll learn the basics of working with veg tanned leather including dyeing and saddle stitching. All materials provided, all you need to bring is an apron (and wear closed in shoes). You choose your options regarding colour and fastenings....
Small class (minimum 3 - maximum 6 participants)
10am to 4pm
Boho bag workshop
This handbag will keep you equipped for all life can throw at you. This one day workshop will cover the basics of working with veg tanned leather, including oiling, dyeing, lacing and hardware fitting. You'll walk out with a spring in your step with this baby on your hip.
You're welcome to mix and match the dye colours, have contrasting handles and choose from a variety of colours and hardware selections.
All materials provided.... just bring along an apron and wear comfy, closed in shoes. Alfresco lunch provided.
Small workshop size - minimum 3 and maximum 6 participants.
10am to 4pm
Envelope Clutch Workshop
This is the perfect companion for work or play. Holds an ipad, travel documents or just your phone, sunnies and essentials. Come along and choose clean edges or the natural curves of the hide, select your dye colours, and make yourself an heirloom piece.
Saturday 12 til 4.30
Mandala Ring Workshop
Life is a circle – a ring, a Mandala. Sometimes you just have to stop and focus. Live in the moment. These rings will remind you of that – every time you wear it. Sometimes when I need a reminder, I just press my finger against the gold ball in the middle and use that action to settle and focus my thoughts.
What you will leave with: A very unique mandala ring – sterling silver with gold accent or a set of sterling silver stacker rings.
What you will learn: Covers metal selection and properties, ring sizing and calculations, annealing metal, stamping/texturing, shaping, soldering, oxidizing and polishing.
What is supplied: All tools and materials. Sterling silver (925 – 100% recycled and sourced in Australia) Extra Gold for highlights or accents available for an extra cost
Closed shoes, comfortable clothing, water bottle and a smile
Wedding Ring Workshop
A truly special way to spend the day together. Come to my studio and be guided through the design and making of simple wedding bands. Included in the cost is Sterling silver (gold can be purchased at market prices if advised in advance).
Make your wedding rings have even more significance by crafting them with your own hands. Please email me for dates. You will need to select a Saturday or Sunday and put aside three hours