This course covers the basics needed to sew and finish your own wallet in a three to four hour course. You can expect to become acquainted with the techniques necessary to mark and punch, saddle stitch, personalize and care for your leather wallet. Enrollment is limited to ensure everyone receives personal attention. No prerequisite skills are required.
Materials include die cut wallet sides; tools for marking and punching holes for stitches; needles and thread for sewing; burnishing tools for finishing techniques; care, cloth, conditioner, etc. as well as marble and leather for punching.
Daniel McRorie has been making and fixing shoes for more than ten years. At age nineteen, Daniel began working for a local cobbler in Winnipeg, Manitoba. From there he began exploring all aspects of the trade as an orthotic technician, shop apprentice to factory work making cowboy boots and ropers. From there Daniel went on to owning and operating his own shop. Most recently Daniel has studied under Marcell Mrsan, Hungarian master shoe maker. Currently, Daniel is one of the founders of Knickerbocker Mfg. Co. and manages the production of the caps and upcoming leather goods line.
One month notice is required for full refund or credit; less than one month is 50% refund or credit. Less than one week there will be no refund. Once class has begun there are no make up sessions. Make up work and instruction for missed workshops is at the discretion of the teacher. Requests for any refund must be done via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.