Dimensions in Leather Conference 2016

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AKIKO OKADA (Japan)


SHERIDAN DESIGN DESK TRAY

Desk Tray - Akiko Okada ONE-DAY WORKSHOP (MONDAY). MATERIAL COST $25.00


There are many different ways to carve any given pattern. Styles have changed over time, but the Sheridan Style developed by the late Don King and others has had a substantial influence worldwide.

The style typically features a floral pattern that flows in a series of overlapping or interlaced circles. Learn from Akiko how to tool this delicate design including the added feature on how to use basket design tools.

Wallet - Akiko Okada

BILLFOLD/ WALLET - HAND SEWN

TWO-DAY WORKSHOP (TUES/WED). MATERIAL COST $35.00


The assembly of this project is hand sewn. This type of stitching is called saddle stitch and it dates back hundreds of years. It is a very strong stitch, much stronger than a machine made stitch.

Hand sewing leather adds a decorative touch to any project. Learn the techniques of how to prepare the leather, correct stitch length and threads required to complete the project.

The workshop will cover correct leather weight suitable for a wallet/ billfold and preparation for credit card and coin purse pockets.

This project is made from vegetable tanned Kangaroo Leather. The workshop will cover preparation for sewing, correct stitch length, thread preparation, skiving leather, finishing and burnishing edges.

BELT POUCH

Belt Pouch - Akiko Okada TWO-DAY WORKSHOP (THURS/FRI). MATERIAL COST $45.00


Learn how to construct a two pocket belt pouch with a folded gusset including belt tabs. The assembly of the pouch is hand-sewn and will include a Concho to compliment the pouch.

This project is made from Vegetable tanned Leather. The technique of how to prepare and insert a wrap-around gusset will expand your knowledge in preparation for other similar projects, especially handbags and purses.

The workshop will cover correct leather weight suitable for a sewn-in gusset, preparation for sewing, correct stitch length, thread preparation, skiving leather and finishing and burnishing edges.

Workshop Programme
AKIKO OKADA
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
DESK
TRAY
BILLFOLD/
WALLET
BILLFOLD/
WALLET
BELT
POUCH
BELT
POUCH

 

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