Leather craftsmanship fundamentals

les fondamentaux du metier

Level required : none.This module is for people without any experience in leather crafts. This module has been created for individuals having a professional project in the leather craft and upholdstery field of activity.

Training goal : to master all the leathercraft and upholdstery techniques

 

Hands-on training

The leather

  • tanning
  • cutting
  • preparing
  • choosing raw material

Hand stitching

  • Saddle stich
  • Laced up stitch

Preparing

  • Pockets Styles
  • Different handles and shoulder straps
  • Setting zip fasteners
  • Setting linings
  • Setting various fasteners and clasps types

Manual and mechanical skiving

Prototyping induction

The industrial triple feed sewing machine

  • Safety
  • Technical data
  • Control elements
  • Maintenance equipment and upkeep
  • Sewing induction

Mounting  

  • Rembordage
  • Binding
  • Piping
  • Cutting neat edges

Finishes

  • Double cutting
  • Dyes

Hand polishing

Particular case study through making city handbags, travel accessories, satchels and other small leather craft items (wallets, clutch bags etc…)

 

Evaluation and Training Assessment

Schedules

AM PM
Monday 8:30 – 12:30 01:30 – 05:30
Tuesday 8:30 – 12:30 01:30 – 05:30
Wednesday 8:30 – 12:30 01:30 – 05:30
Thursday 8:30 – 12:30 01:30 – 05:30
Friday 8:30 – 12:30 ————
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