Oct. 27 (Sun): Leather Belt Workshop
For ages 18+
Taught by leather artist May Lo. Create your very own leather belt. Guests will choose to make a wide (1.25") or skinny belt (0.75"). An assortment of buckles will be available to pick from. You’ll start your project with a blank strip of leather and hardware in hand. From there, you’ll get to design and color your own piece, using just your hands and manual tools. At the end of the workshop, you'll leave with a completely handmade and personalized belt, plus of a ton of knowledge and confidence.
Some things you’ll do + learn:
- How to cut heavy weight leather
- How to use a leather punch
- How to tool leather
- How to stain leather
- How to bevel leather
- How to use a rivet setter
- How to construct a wearable piece
* Registration will close Thursday 10/24 at noon
* Choose belt width size 1.25" or .75"
About May Lo: An artist, maker and instructor, May specializes in whimsical yet elegant wearable leather goods such as handbags, belts, wallets and jewelry. Her retail line, called TIMMYMAYS, is sold in fine stores including DeYoung Museum Store, SF MOMA Museum Store and many other retailers around the Bay Area.