Manchester Folk Festival: Illustrated purse-making workshop with Nia Denman
- Sat 20 Oct 2018
- 1:30 pm
Create your own custom design and draw it straight onto leather in this illustrated purse making workshop with maker Nia Denman.
Learn how to handle leather dye pens and then stitch and finish your purse so it lasts a lifetime. The high quality vegetable tanned leather will soften with age and develop its own patina as you use it. A truly unique accessory.
> Using dye pens
> Finishing surfaces
> Hand stitching
> Fitting hardware
Nia teaches sandal and leather craft workshops in West Wales. Her workshops use simple and easy to source materials and tools with the intention of empowering and inspiring people to continue making at home.
The workshop is suitable for beginners, no previous experience is necessary.
This event is part of Manchester Folk Festival – an urban folk festival. It takes place over 18-21 October 2018, in an around HOME and the city centre. Over the autumn weekend, they present an exhilarating range of events, with the spotlight on English folk.