Leathercrafting Workshops

Make leather accessories that will turn any outfit from ordinary to inspiring at one of Cobb+Co Museum's leathercrafting workshops.

Carmen red blackLearn how to make your Carmen fashion handbag made from soft cow and kangaroo leathers. The workshop will cover pattern layout, cutting the leather, preparing the leather, exterior and interior pockets, zippered closures and more. You will also learn how to adapt a basic pattern to create different designs. Note that participants must be able to use a domestic sewing machine and sew straight lines.

In addition there are workshops to give you the skills to create beautiful and individual leather accessories for yourself, family and friends using leather stamping or leather carving.

Meet your tutor

All leathercrafting workshops at Cobb+Co Museum are conducted by award-winning artisan Cherryl McIntyre (31 KB) pdf document iconwho is known for her refreshing and innovative approach to using leather as a medium for creating sculpture and unique fashion accessories.

Cherryl’s work is world-renowned and she was the first Australian to win the International Al Stohlman Award. Al Stohlman is regarded as the world’s most talented and respected leather artist and the award is presented to one person each year in recognition of their dedication to the leather art industry.

How do I book in?

It's easy! Choose the workshop and date that suits you best and give us a call on +61 (0) 7 4659 4900. Please see terms and conditions (922 KB) pdf document icon.

Choose your workshop

Fashion Handbag
Saturday 29 - Sunday 30 March 2014
Saturday 16 - Sunday 17 August 2014
Cost: $335

Creative Stamped Designs
Saturday 14 - Sunday 15 June 2014
Cost: $310

Basics of Leather Carving
Saturday 15 - Sunday 16 November 2014 
Cost: $305

Spectators are welcome at all workshops.

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