Introduction to Leatherworking

Explore the history of leatherworking, learn leatherworking techniques and leave with a finished leather belt, cuff bracelet, wallet and pair of moccasins. We’ll discuss the various types of leather and their uses. We’ll also cover the basic tools and techniques for leatherworking, which include tooling, hand sewing and dying.

Special Notes

  • All materials and equipment provided.
  • Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.
About the Instructor

Angela Bacskocky

Angela Bacskocky was a contestant on Project Runway Season 12, has worked for such designers as Alexander McQueen and Felder Felder, studied menswear fashion design at Central St. Martins College of Art and Design in London, received a BFA in Fashion Design from Virginia Commonwealth University and is completing an MFA in Fibers from Savannah College of Art and Design. She has since developed her own line of handmade apparel and leather accessories and set up a production studio in Richmond, VA for her conceptual work that attempts to merge the lines between fashion and art. Currently an adjunct professor in the Department of Fashion Design at VCU, she has shown her collections at Fashion Week in Richmond, New York, and Charleston and sells internationally. Her work has appeared in Marie Claire, Teen Vogue, Womens Wear Daily, The Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Weekly, Virginia Living, on Good Morning America, Refinery 29, and in Martha Stewart's American Made Campaign.

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Introduction to Leatherworking

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October 8 - November 126:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Day: Mon
Tuition: $145.00
Member Tuition: $130.50
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Angela Bacskocky
Level: Beginner