Create Leather Cuffs
In this workshop you will make your own leather cuffs -from start to finish. You will learn and apply leather stamping and carving, dying, oiling and assembling. You will be able to design your own wristband and end the day with 1-2 finished pieces. No experience is required.
DATE & TIME:
June 29 / 9:00 -4:00
Learn basic leatherwork while making your own leather cuff(s). You will learn to strip out leather, stamping and carving, coloring and assembling. If you have leather experience. Lisa can guide you to a more advanced decoration and Loren can add simple braiding techniques. In the morning you will cut and decorate your wristbands. The afternoon will be dying, oiling, painting and assembling. At the end of the workshop you will have 1-2 finished products.
STUDENTS NEED TO BRING:
Any leather tools you enjoy using -if you don’t have any, we will have tools for you to borrow. We will be using dyes and oil. so wear something appropriate
If you have a special concho or something to mount on your cuff bring it.
565 S. Lakeside Dr.
Lake Durango, Hesperus
$75 Registration fee
$20 Material fee at the time of the class
Minimum 4 students; Maximum 10 students
Lisa and Loren Skyhorse / Fine Arts Leather Craft
About the Artist:
Lisa and Loren Skyhorse are a husband and wife saddle-making and fine arts leather craft team. They have worked together for over forty years, without employees, to make the finest saddles available. The Skyhorse’s have created more than 1000 saddles, each one works of art.