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LeatherCraft Masterclasses

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The National Cultural Foundation 
LeatherCraft Masterclasses

Leather artisans let your creativity run wild while being guided by international experts to make your new designs!

The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) is offering leather artisans the opportunity to upgrade their skills in making leather-made fashion accessories by signing up for two (2) weeks of masterclasses with International experts with over 40 years of experience in quality leather design and production.

Workshops will be led by Master Tanner and Leather Craftsman Mr. Aliou Sylla from Senegal, Master Tanner & Leather Craftsman and Leather Craftsman & Stitcher Mr. Lisle Forde from California. 

These Masters will help take your skills to the next level in:

  • Planning and designing elegant fashion accessories.
  • Selecting the best leather & creating accurate paper patterns 
  • Using an industrial machine to sew your leather products
  • Embellishing and personalising your products 
  • Choosing a closure… adding zippers…skiving
  • Adapting one pattern to create multiple looks
  • Setting rivets, attaching buckles, clasps and much more as you complete your custom leather design!!!

Workshops will be held on 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. from November 14th to18th & November 21st to 25th at Bagnall Point Gallery, Pelican Village.

Registration deadline closes Friday, November 4. 
Click here to register.

To sign up, please contact Zeathea Archer at or call (246) 417-6638 or contact Coordinator Nyzinga Onifa at or (246) 248-5168.

Participants must have intermediate to an advanced working knowledge of Leather Crafting.                                     

Limited space is available.

Written by: ncf_boss

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