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All classes must be pre-paid to reserve your spot in a class! Sign up in advance to make sure you get in on the class you want to take! For free classes, please sign up so we know who’s coming! Schedules are subject to change. Please contact the individual store holding the class for additional important information.


Albuquerque, NM #10 Leathercraft Classes

JULY 26 2017

012:30-15:45

Basic Lacing and Stitching

FREE

 

In today’s lesson, you will learn two different sewing techniques as well as two different lacing techniques! We will teach you the running stitch and saddle stitch as well as a whip stitch and double loop braid. Class is free and all materials will be provided.

 

 

JULY 29 2017

9:30 – 12:30

Basic Dying

Free

 

Come in and learn the basics of dyeing and staining! In this class you will learn the difference between all the dyeing, staining and painting products Tandy has to offer, as well as various methods for application. Class is free and all materials are provided!

 

 

AUGUST 5 2017

09:30-13:30

NMLAG ACADEMY

$20

 

The New Mexico Leather Artisans guild is hosting their creative arts technical and vocational academy for leather craft here at Tandy Leather. Tuition is only $20.00 for the year and class will be held the first Saturday of every month. You will be provided with a mentor that will help you develop and advance your skills in the art of leather craft!

 

 

AUGUST 12 2017            

09:30-15:45

Basic Lacing and Stitching

FREE

 

In today’s lesson, you will learn two different sewing techniques as well as two different lacing techniques! We will teach you the running stitch and saddle stitch as well as a whip stitch and double loop braid. Class is free and all materials will be provided.

 

 

AUGUST 19 2017

 12:30-4:30         

Basic Tooling

Free with the purchase of any Basic, Deluxe, or Basic 7 starter kit! 

            

Come in and learn the basics of carving and tooling. Class will go over the basics of swivel knife work, as well as the uses behind each tool and how they work together

 

AUGUST 26 2017

09:30-12:00

WATER STAIN FINESSE

FREE

 

Today is all about water stains! You will learn how to mix for a custom color, resist for multiple layers and even add a pearlescent touch if you’d like! Class is free and all materials will be provided!

 

SEPTEMBER 2 2017

09:30-13:30

NMLAG ACADEMY

$20

 

The New Mexico Leather Artisans guild is hosting their creative arts technical and vocational academy for leather craft here at Tandy Leather. Tuition is only $20.00 for the year and class will be held the first Saturday of every month. You will be provided with a mentor that will help you develop and advance your skills in the art of leather craft!

 

SEPTEMBER 9 2017

9:30-15:30

Advanced Lacing and Stitching

$55        

 

In today’s class we will go over some more advance stitching and lacing techniques including, 2 color saddle stitching, triple loop cordovan, and the Mexican round braid. Class will run 6 hours with a hour break for lunch. All necessary tools and leather are provided in the price of the class!

 

SEPTEMBER 16 2017

9:30-12.30                                                                        

Advanced Carving (3d Feathers)

$50        

 

Today we will learn how to carve and lift 3d feathers, using more advance carving and tooling techniques. All necessary tools and leather included in the price of the class!   

Please contact store for class details.
Albuquerque010@tandyleather.com
Phone: 505-883-3650
Toll Free: 800-955-8878
2412 Candelaria NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107-2037

Allen, TX #184 Leathercraft Classes

7/29/2017

Free open table: The last Saturday of every month will always be an “Open Table” Basically this means our class table is open to you. If you need some help or just want to come up here to work on a few things please feel free.

Please contact store for class details.
Allen184@tandyleather.com
Phone: 214-396-8101
Toll Free: 844-463-7214
204 Central Expressway S. #47
Allen, TX 75013

Amarillo, TX #143 Leathercraft Classes

July 29th, 2017

10 AM – 1 PM

Leather Burning

Cost including:  # 61977-00 Leather Burning Book, #8119-00 Burning Tool $50.00  Class Alone:  $20.00

Jeff is going to teach how to use the burning tool & this class will come with the book also.  This tool will of course be HOT & will require parental supervision for 12 & younger to take the class.

 

 

 

August 5, 2017

10 AM – 1 PN

Basic Stitching

Cost:  $40.00 inc/ #11190-00 Basic Hand Stitching Set, #3132-00 Stitching Pony, Class Alone:  $20.00

Loretta will be teaching us how to do basic stitches when doing our projects. The most popular is the saddle stitch and will be included in this class. You will also receive a book on sewing to take home with you.

 

August 12, 2017

10 AM – 1 PM

Basket Weave Stamping

Cost including:  # 3301-04 mallet, 3 basket weave stamps $40.00.  Class alone:  $10.00

Back again by demand!!!!  Jeff will be teaching use how to use basket weave stamps. If you took the previous class, you are welcome to come back for more practice.

 

August 19, 2017

10 AM – 1 PM

Belts

Cost: $35.00

Rena will be teaching us how to make belts from scratch. We will be stripping, dying, lining, and stitching them together. It will include a basic buckle.  This class will require parental supervision for 12 & younger due to cutting tools. Class Limit: 5

You Will need: box knife or leather shears

August 26, 2017

10 AM – 1 PM

Leggings

Cost:  Dependent on the # of participants due to cost of materials

This class is intended for our men & women out in the weather & minimize snake bites, cowboys & bikers. Rena will teach how to make a basic pair of leggings. We will be using a heavier, oiled leather.  This class will more than likely run longer.

You will need: cutting & stitching tools

September 2, 2017

10 AM – 1 PM

Buck Stitching

Loretta want to teach us how to buck stitch on a bag.

Cost:  Dependent on the # of participants due to cost of materials.

 

September 16, 2017

10 AM – 1 PM

Tote Bag

Cost:  Dependent on the # of participants due to cost of materials.

Rena wants to make a bag to haul our kids summer necessities.  This will have interior pockets for organizing.

 

September 23, 2017

10 AM – 1 PM

Tippman Demonstration

Jeff is a proud owner of our Tippman Boss.  He is always promoting it so wants to show what it can do. 

There is no cost for this class since we are “playing.”

 

September 30, 2017

10 AM – 1 PM

Open Table

Open table means that you may bring in your projects & get some one on one help. You must supply your own project & tools.  Supplies may be purchased at the Elite member price for the day.

 

Please contact store for class details.
Amarillo143@tandyleather.com
Phone: 806-354-0215
Toll Free: 800-687-0215
2473 West Interstate 40
Amarillo, TX 79109

Anchorage, AK #167 Leathercraft Classes

Date of Class:  July 29

Name of Class:  Leather Journal

Time of Class: 10:00 AM

Cost:  $25.00

Description/Instructions: Create a personalized leather bound journal for yourself or a friend.  These make great gifts for your loved ones.

We recommend wearing clothing that you can get dirty.  Especially the classes that have dyeing and finishing which can be a bit messy.  ***Vinyl or latex gloves are also a good idea for these classes.

 

Open Table Wednesdays!  Bring your project in and work at our table. Get advice and bounce ideas off other crafters. First come first seated at the table. The table will be open from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, feel free to come and go as you wish. This is a very informal schedule.

And as always we are available whenever you have any questions about leatherworking! (907 562-0609)

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN

LEATHERWORKING CLASSES?

Tandy in Anchorage offers leather working classes every Saturday starting at 10:00 AM.

*** PRE-REGISTRATION RECOMMENDED! ***

AUGUST

5

BASIC TOOLING CLASS

FREE

AUGUST

12

STYLISH LEATHER KEEPSAKE BOX

$30.00

AUGUST

19

KID’S COIN HOLDER

$10.00

AUGUST

26

NO CLASS

N/A

 

Date of Class:  August 5

Name of Class:  Basic Tooling Class

Time of Class 10:00 AM

Cost:  FREE

Description/Instructions:  Explore and learn the basics of leather tooling.  Covers leather preparation, tools, designing and tooling.

 

Date of Class:  August 12

Name of Class:  Stylish Leather Keepsake Box

Time of Class: 10:00 AM

Cost:  $30.00

Description/Instructions:  Come make a cute hexagon leather keepsake box!  You will dye & finish the box then sew the box together. Good gift for that special person or for yourself.

 

 

 

 

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Date of Class:  August 19

Name of Class:  Kid’s Coin Holder

Time of Class: 10:00 AM

Cost:  $10.00

Description/Instructions: Schools about to start up.  Kids come in and make a coin holder for your hard-earned money. Stamp and decorate to personalize. (An adult must be in attendance with the children)

 

Date of Class:  August 26

Name of Class:  No Class (State Fair)

Time of Class: 10:00 AM

Cost:  N/A

Description/Instructions: Come and visit our booth at the State Fair Rodeo.

 

We recommend wearing clothing that you can get dirty.  Especially the classes that have dyeing and finishing which can be a bit messy.

 

Open Table Wednesdays!  Bring your project in and work at our table. Get advice and bounce ideas off other crafters. First come first seated at the table. The table will be open from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, feel free to come and go as you wish. This is a very informal schedule.

And as always we are available whenever you have any questions about leatherworking! (907 562-0609)

 

Please contact store for class details.
Anchorage167@tandyleather.com
Phone: 907-562-0609
Toll Free: 800-575-4222
2217 E Tudor Rd, Suite 9
Anchorage, AK 99507

Atlanta, GA #120 Leathercraft Classes

Kid Friendly Class, **Wednesday** July 19th, 10 am–Noon. Does your child have an interest in leatherworking? Come to this class and we will get them started on the right path.  For your class fee, your child will be able to choose a project out of the Youth Leathercraft Set and learn how to stamp patterns. Then they can take the rest of the kit home. We recommend that your child wear something that can get dye on it. 8 years old and older please. Class fee is $25.

 

Basic Carving Class, July 22nd, 10 am-2 pm. In this class, you will be making a small coin purse with a pretty floral pattern on the front. We will take you through the process of carving project from a picture to a finished project and then you’ll do a small basket weaving. Class fee: $20.00.

 

Armor – Chest Piece, July 29th, 10 am-3 pm. Taught by a master armor maker, come learn how to make a Chest Piece. All the techniques will be taught. This is an intermediate class and you must have leather working experience. All materials will be supplied. Class fee is $35.00 plus one 7/9 oz. double shoulder (#9052-43), which will be on sale for $45.00/ea. for participants in this class.

 

Armor - Pauldrons, August 5th, 9:30 am-3:30 pm. Taught by a master armor maker, come learn how to make pauldrons to fit your shoulders. All materials will be supplied. Class fee is $35.00.

 

Rose Class, August 12th, 10 am-Noon. Love flowers? Wish you had some that would last? Well, come take our class and learn how to make a leather rose. You will be cutting leather with a craft knife/scissors and then molding the pieces to form a beautiful rose! Once the pieces are cut and molded, you will dye them and assemble. You will take home a pattern and a beautiful rose. Class fee is $25.00.

 

Basic Knife Sheath, August 19th, 9 am–1 pm. Enjoy working with an instructor who makes knife sheaths on a professional level. In this basic sheath class, you will learn how to make a pattern for a sheath, transfer the pattern to leather, glue, assemble, sew, and dye what is often called a pouch sheath. You will leave the class with a fully functional sheath. Please bring a knife with either a single finger guard or no guard at all. Knives with large or double guards are usually not suitable for a basic pouch sheath. All supplies will be provided. Class fee is $35.00.

 

Armor - Gauntlets, August 26th, 9:30 am-3:30 pm. Taught by a master armor maker, come learn how to make gauntlets. All materials will be supplied. Class fee is $35.00.

(Option: If you would like claws, you will need to purchase some resin ones. Please let us know if you are going to do this so that we have enough in stock!)

 

September 2nd – no class – DragonCon

 

Coloring with Dyes – The Basics, Sept. 9th, 10 am-1 pm. Want to learn how to dye your leather projects? This class will show you how to use our Eco-Flo line of products. We will be using finishes as a resist, introduce you to block dying, and using the Hi-Lite dyes, gel antiques, and acrylic & wax sealers. All materials will be provided. There is no cost for this class.

 

Belt Making, Sept. 16th, 10 am–2 pm. Learn how to make a belt starting with a cowhide strip. You will learn how to lay out your strap and make the billets. We will provide Chicago screws and a 42-48” cowhide strip. Tooling pattern layout will be discussed. Class fee is $20.00.

 

Basic Leathercraft, Sept. 23rd, 10 am–2 pm. This is a basic introduction to the various types of leathers – veg-tans and chrome-tans. Then using this knowledge, you will create a small card case using some basic sewing tools – groover, stitching chisel, needle, and thread. Class fee: $15.00

 

Mask Making, Sept. 30th, 10 am-1 pm. Using light weight veg-tan and a Styrofoam head, we will be making a mask, just in time for Halloween! We’ll also be coloring the masks using either dyes or paints, so bring your “wicked” and “wacky” ideas. Class fee: $15.00

Please contact store for class details.
Atlanta120@tandyleather.com
Phone: 770-449-0711
Toll Free: 800-261-4119
6725 Jimmy Carter Blvd, Suite D
Norcross, GA 30071

Atlanta West, GA #173 Leathercraft Classes

August 5

BASIC BELT CLASS

9:00AM-1:00PM cost $15.00

In this class, you will learn the basics to making belts and straps. The appropriate sizing for belts and how to adjust for the buckle size.

Why you should use the belt template.

Time permitting, we will get into more advance styles and techniques for belts.

 

Professional Old West Holster class

AUGUST 19 

9:00-3:00 There will be a break for lunch.

COST $100.00

We are honored to have Alan Soeliner from Chisholm’s Trail Leather as our special guest instructor.

He will be teaching the professional techniques of the old west style of making a holster.

Alan has received training from John O’Rouke, K.C. Krueger, Will Ghormley, and John Bianchi.

He has been to the National Cowboy Museum to examine originals by hand; recording construction details, thickness, color, tooling, stamping, sewing, and patterns.

He has been on several covers of “Guns of the old west” magazine and contributing countless articles.

His work has been in several movies including 3:10 to Yuma, The Assassination of Jessie James, and The Four Horseman to name a few.

This class is open to the first eight people, so please call the store to sign up or for any further questions.

 

AUGUST 26

Basic Tooling 9:00AM-1:00PM

Cost: $20.00

In this class, you’ll be shown the proper techniques to use the Basic seven tool set, which includes a Veiner,

Beveler, Camouflage, Pear Shader, Backgrounder, Seeder and Swivel Knife.

Please contact store for class details.
AtlantaWest173@tandyleather.com
Phone: 770-941-8975
Toll Free: 855-330-3050
351 Thornton Rd, Suite 104
Lithia Springs, GA 30122

Austin, TX #108 Leathercraft Classes

July 29th – Handbags 101

You will learn the basics of making the world’s greatest handbags. You’ll create a pattern and add a twist of you, to make it the best handbag ever!

10am – 2pm $85 for members (Retail: $100)

 

Join one of our amazing memberships for instant savings on classes and everything in the store!

Don’t Forget to pick up your FREE 2017 Buyers Guide!

 

Please contact store for class details.
Austin108@tandyleather.com
Phone: 512-302-4440
Toll Free: 888-498-9881
5318 Cameron Rd
Austin, TX 78723

Baldwin Park, CA #12 Leathercraft Classes

July 29, 2017

10:00am-1:00pm

Open Table

Free

This weekend we will have an open table for you to work on any projects you may have questions about. All of our staff in store will be available to assist and answer questions, and help walk you through the steps of your project, or demonstrate that tool you can’t quite figure out. This class is open door and for any age. There is limited space, so please be sure to call in advance and reserve.

August 5th, 2017

10:00am-1:00pm

Beginner Tooling

Free

Learn how to use a swivel knife, bevelers, pear shaders, and tool leather. Our guest instructor Karen will be leading in making the basic tooling pattern. Bring your own tools if you have them, if not we have some for use.  It is a first come basis for the tools.  There is limited seating of 7, so call and sign up to reserve your spot. 

 

August 12th, 2017

 

To Be Announced

 

August 19th, 2017

10:00am-3:00pm

Grocery Tote

$50

Make your own grocery bag to replace some of those flimsy ones from the grocery stores. A proper leather bag can hold more, last longer, and keep your warm goods warm and your cool goods cool. There is limited seating, so please call ahead in advance and reserve your seats.

 

August 26th, 2017

10:00am-1:00pm

Open Table

Free

This weekend we will have an open table for you to work on any projects you may have questions about. All of our staff in store will be available to assist and answer questions, and help walk you through the steps of your project, or demonstrate that tool you can’t quite figure out. This class is open door and for any age. There is limited space, so please be sure to call in advance and reserve.

September 2nd, 2017

10:00am-1:00pm

Beginner Tooling

Free

Learn how to use a swivel knife, bevelers, pear shaders, and tool leather. Our guest instructor Karen will be leading in making the basic tooling pattern. Bring your own tools if you have them, if not we have some for use.  It is a first come basis for the tools.  There is limited seating of 7, so call and sign up to reserve your spot. 

 

September 9th, 2017

10:00am-3:00pm

To Be Announced

 

September 16th, 2017

10:00am-1:00pm

Beyond the Basics tooling class

$10, or buy the tools

You’ve learned how to use a swivel knife, bevelers, and the like, now learn the more expansive tool list. Our guest instructor Robbie will be showing how to use a more elaborate set of tools, and tooling methods.  There is limited seating of 7, so call and sign up to reserve your spot. 

 

September 23rd, 2017

10:00am-3:00pm

To Be Announced

 

September 30th, 2017

10:00am-1:00pm

Open Table

Free

This weekend we will have an open table for you to work on any projects you may have questions about. All of our staff in store will be available to assist and answer questions, and help walk you through the steps of your project, or demonstrate that tool you can’t quite figure out. This class is open door and for any age. There is limited space, so please be sure to call in advance and reserve.

 

 

Please contact store for class details.
LosAngeles012@tandyleather.com
Phone: 626-813-1570
Toll Free: 800-548-6461
1376-A Maine Ave
Baldwin Park, CA 91706-5878

Baltimore, MD #116 Leathercraft Classes

July 29th, 2017 (Saturday)
10:00 AM – 1:00PM

Dream Catcher

Cost: $10

Jour our leather craft teacher in making a dream catcher. In this class; you will be given a hoop, stitching thread, lacing thread, and 3 small feathers. These materials will help you in creating your dream catcher. This project is greats for adults and children!

All materials will be provided. Space is limited, pre-registration is required. You can come into your local store or call in!

Please contact store for class details.
Baltimore116@tandyleather.com
Phone: 410-780-9699
Toll Free: 866-663-1494
128 Eastern Blvd
Essex, MD 21221

Beaverton, OR #177 Leathercraft Classes

July 29th

10:00am – 3:00pm

Open Table / Project Group

COST – FREE

Are you stuck on where to go with your leather project, not sure how to use a tool you need, or just need a space to make some noise? This weekend we will have an open table for you to utilize for working on your personal projects, and any of our employees on staff this day can answer your questions and guide you through steps in your process you may be struggling with, as well as demonstrate the use of tools you’re on the fence about. Bring all your own tools and supplies for convenience, this is open door and all ages.

uly 8th

July 29th

10:00am – 3:00pm

Open Table / Project Group

COST – FREE

Are you stuck on where to go with your leather project, not sure how to use a tool you need, or just need a space to make some noise? This weekend we will have an open table for you to utilize for working on your personal projects, and any of our employees on staff this day can answer your questions and guide you through steps in your process you may be struggling with, as well as demonstrate the use of tools you’re on the fence about. Bring all your own tools and supplies for convenience, this is open door and all ages.

Please contact store for class details.
Beaverton177@tandyleather.com
Phone: 503-605-0165
Toll Free: 844-347-9187
10195 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy
Beaverton, OR 97005

Hartford, CT #105 Leathercraft Classes

July 29th, 10 AM – 2 PM

Hand tool How-to

Cost: Free

We have so many tools!  If you feel like some of them are a bit mysterious, this is the class for you.  We’ll talk about what many of our tools are used for and we’ll make sure you can use them properly.  Some of the tools we will talk about are the edge beveler, stitch groover, safety beveler, super skiver, French edge skiving tool, and more.

 

July 29-30, 10 AM to 6 PM

Market of the Moons

Cummington Fair Grounds

97 Fairgrounds Rd. Cummington, MA

Journey back in time at this Renaissance Faire! One weekend only, it boasts a large Market, Jousting, Gypsies, Fairies and more! Come for the day and have some fun!

 

August 5th,  10 AM-2PM

Basic Tooling

Cost: Free!

Learn the basics of leather tooling with a starter floral pattern. This pattern showcases the use of swivel knives, bevelers, camouflagers, pear shading, backgrounding, and seeders. 6 seats available.

 

August 12th, 10 AM- 2PM

Advanced Tooling

Cost: Free!

You will learn how to use various tools beyond the basics. This class covers texturing, matting, inverse carving basics, and how to use some of the less common tools. 6 seats available.

 

August 16th, 5-8 PM

Leather Crafter Meet & Greet

Come to the store and share some pizza, talk to fellow leather workers, share ideas and techniques! Bring your crafted items to display and share! Please call and register so we know how many to expect!

 

August 19th, 10 AM, 11 AM, 12 PM, 1 PM

Hardware Setting

Cost:  Free

Come in to learn everything you’ll need to know about setting any of our hardware as well as tips to get it perfect every time!  6 seats available.  

 

August 26th, 10 AM – 2 PM

(Four 1 Hour Demos)

Pyrography  Demonstration

COST: Free

Learn to use various Wood Burning tools to create cool effects and images on your leather project! Tips include how to set up and safely operate your Wood Burner, Assorted Tips and tools used in pyrography,

Temperature control and more.

Please contact store for class details.
Hartford105@tandyleather.com
Phone: 860-828-0784
Toll Free: 800-508-7605
119 Webster Square Road
Berlin, CT 06037

Billings, MT #23 Leathercraft Classes

Basic leather tooling classes Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m..

Call for availability.

(406) 256-1355

Please contact store for class details.
Billings023@tandyleather.com
Phone: 406-256-1355
Toll Free: 888-277-3323
115 N 30th St
Billings, MT 59101-2032

Birmingham, AL #144 Leathercraft Classes

Every Saturday, 9:30-11:30am
Intro to Leather Carving: You will learn how to maintain your swivel knife, how to transfer your pattern to leather, how to stamp leather, how to dye, stain, and seal your leather.

Please contact store for class details.
Birmingham144@tandyleather.com
Phone: 205-982-4490
Toll Free: 800-936-3214
1845 Montgomery Hwy S. #215
Hoover, AL 35244

Boise, ID #103 Leathercraft Classes

7/29

12 noon-3 pm

Belt Making

Cost: $20 per person/belt + cost of buckle (if upgraded)

 

Making a belt is one of easiest entrances to leathercraft. In this class, we will learn how to: use a strip and strap cutter, punch appropriate holes, skive ends, bevel and burnish edges, make a belt keeper, and put in a belt buckle. All supplies and tools will be provided. A basic buckle is included in the cost, but you may upgrade to any buckle by paying for it. Students must call/email on or before 7/26 to reserve a spot in this class. If less than 3 reservations have been made, the class will be cancelled and any paid fees will be refunded. Class size maximum of 4 people.

Please contact store for class details.
Boise103@tandyleather.com
Phone: 208-375-5589
Toll Free: 800-930-2850
285 N Orchard St
Boise, ID 83706

Bossier City, LA #174 Leathercraft Classes

JULY 29, 2017

All Day

Open Table

This is the class you get to design, no set subject, pace, or schedule, just bring in your project and we’ll help you get to the next step.

 

AUGUST 5, 2017

10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Book Cover*

FREE with Purchase of Materials

Its back to school time, so what better to get back in the swing of things than by taking a class on making a book cover for those classes you’ve been dreading since the summer began?

 

AUGUST 12, 2017

10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Dreamcatcher*

FREE with Purchase of Materials

In this class, you will learn as close as you can get to the traditional way to make a dreamcatcher. We will be having a guest teacher for this class, Noshawa Bearbird.

 

AUGUST 19, 2017

ALL DAY

Open table

FREE

This weekend is going to be GEEK’D CON, and while we will not be attending the con, we are offering our table to any cosplayers who need to make emergency repairs to their cosplays. You are welcome to use our tools, and even if you don’t need to make repairs, costumes/cosplayer are always welcome.

 

AUGUST 26, 2017

10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Roll Up Pouch*

FREE with Purchase of Materials

This will be a two-fold class, or should I say, two roll class. For the girls, you will be making a make-up brush kit to keep everything in order and together, for the guys it will be a tool/school roll for either tool boxes, or pencil/pens/etc.

 

*  - Registration is required by 1 PM the Friday before each class

Please contact store for class details.
BossierCity174@tandyleather.com
Phone: 318-747-6884
Toll Free: 855-280-1555
4726 E Texas Street, Suite 170
Bossier City, LA 71111

Boston, MA #160 Leathercraft Classes

Saturday, July 29

10:00 am

Hand Sewing

Fee: No Charge

In this class we learn the different ways to prepare leather for hand sewing, including stitching spacers, awls, and diamond stitching tools. Various needles and an overview of available threads. A notebook and pen are recommended!

 

Saturday, August 5th

10:00 am

Basic Carving and Tooling

Fee: No Charge

In this class, learn the basics of Sheridan style, which can then be applied to any other type of tooling and carving. Heavily suggested supplies: Basic tooling stamps (we recommend the Basic Stamping Set), a mallet (Poly or Rawhide is best, not rubber or metal please!), a swivel knife, and “The Leather Craft Handbook.” Call today to reserve your seat, space is limited!

 

1:00 pm

Advanced Dyeing

Fee: No Charge

This class is for those that have already taken the Basic Dyes class. We’ll go over more in-depth uses of dyes, and different techniques you can use to take your projects to the next level. This is a lecture style class, so be sure to bring something to take notes with!

 

Saturday, August 12th

10:00 am

Round Braiding

Fee: No Charge

We’ll go over a couple of classic styles and how they can be applied to your current projects, along with a few more complex, modern versions. Feel free to bring your own lace/cord/thread for this workshop.

 

1:00 pm

Dream Catchers

Fee: $15, Member $10

Join us this weekend and make a 5” Dream Catcher from scratch! We’ll go over tying knots, decorations, and wrapping! Class fees cover materials.

 

Saturday, August 26th

10:00 am

Introduction to Leathercrafting Tools

Fee: No Charge

In this class we learn all about the different tools you will encounter in leathercrafting, we will also cover how to use them and how to maintain them. A notebook and pen are recommended!

 

1:00 pm

Tablet Sleeve

Fee: $20 for members, $25 for non-members (Extra materials fees may apply for oversize devices)

Join us in making a veg-tan sleeve for your electronic device! We will be custom sizing a soft sleeve to protect your tablet, laptop, or e-reader. This class will cover measuring, cutting, and stitching 3/4 oz vegetable tanned leather. Please bring the device you wish to create a case for.

Please contact store for class details.
Boston160@tandyleather.com
Phone: 978-275-0596
Toll Free: 866-771-0003
73 Princeton St. #10
North Chelmsford, MA 01863

Charlotte, NC #150 Leathercraft Classes
Please contact store for class details.
Charlotte150@tandyleather.com
Phone: 704-536-8898
Toll Free: 800-908-9669
4424 E Independence Blvd #A
Charlotte, NC 28205

Cheyenne, WY #168 Leathercraft Classes

July 29, 2017 10:00am – 12:00pm

No Class

 

Specialty classes available upon request. Please call or email to set by appointment.

Please contact store for class details.
Cheyenne168@tandyleather.com
Phone: 307-632-1761
Toll Free: 877-222-5530
3701 E. Lincolnway
Cheyenne, WY 82001

Elgin, IL #28 Leathercraft Classes

Saturday JULY 29th, 2017 @ 10am

Simple Journal class:

Make a journal for your own personal thoughts, memories, and drawings, or for a gift.  You will be learning how to designing, cut the leather and how to stitch in your signatures (Pages).  At the end of this class, you will have fun and leave with your completed journal. (Basic materials included.)

Class Fee: Wholesale club member $30, Non-Member $35

 

Saturday Aug. 5th, 2017 @ 10am

Basic Carving Class;

Learn the basics of leather working such as what leather to use, how to prepare the leather, basic tools used, copy and transferring of the pattern, carving, tooling, staining and finishing your piece. (Basic materials included.)

Class Fee: Free  

 

Saturday Aug. 12thth, 2017 @ 10am

Dog leash w/braided Ends:

Here is a way to finish off the look for your best friend, This class will teach you how to construct a special gift for your favorite pet, from cutting the straps, setting the Rivets and Triger Clasp on the leash.  Then staining/dyeing and finishing your leash for a competed project your pet will love. (Basic materials included.)

Class Fee: Wholesale Club Members $25, None-Members $30,

 

Saturday, Aug. 19th, 2017 @ 10am

Basic belt class: Learn to how to make a leather belt from start to finish. You will know how to: cut your own belt, punch holes, cut ends, stain and finish your own belt and attach your buckle. (Bring your favorite belt to insure proper fit.) Basic materials included

Class Fee: Wholesale Club members $30, Non- members $35

 

Please contact store for class details.
Chicago028@tandyleather.com
Phone: 847-289-5227
Toll Free: 800-836-6853
1041 Davis Rd
Elgin, IL 60123

Cincinnati, OH #162 Leathercraft Classes

Monday & Wednesday from 3pm to 6pm
Carving leather and basics, knife sheaths, holsters and belts.

Saturday mornings from 10am to Noon
Open workshop.

Class fee: $35 for the year or wholesale club members free.
You provide your supplies and projects.

Please contact store for class details.
Cincinnati162@tandyleather.com
Phone: 513-771-0245
Toll Free: 866-358-2889
7255 Dixie Highway
Fairfield, OH 45014

Cleveland, OH #134 Leathercraft Classes
Please contact store for class details.
Cleveland134@tandyleather.com
Phone: 440-843-1332
Toll Free: 888-749-7078
6863 Southland Drive
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130

Colorado Springs, CO #136 Leathercraft Classes
Please contact store for class details.
ColoradoSprings136@tandyleather.com
Phone: 719-573-9483
Toll Free: 866-573-9483
2218 N Academy Place
Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Columbus, OH #15 Leathercraft Classes

July 29, 2017    

10:00am – 3:30pm

Koi Sculpture -  $35.00

Let’s get a bit fishy! Join us in creating a beautiful and original sculpted koi. We will have a swimmingly good time.

 

August 5, 2017    

10:00am – 3:30pm

Pop Culture Carving Class – $40.00

Turn your favorite pop culture symbols into a piece of leather art. There is something for everyone. This class should be a magical time as we watch our creations come to life.

Attendees must have basic carving skills.

 

August 12, 2017   

10:00am – 3:30pm

Leather Roses 2.0 - $25.00

Take what you learned in Leather roses 1.0 and let’s bring out the wild side.  We will be making Studded and Jeweled roses, these will be fun and great for those who like “bling” “Goth” or “biker” styles.

 

August 12, 2017

10:00am – 3:30pm

Whip Making Workshop - $75.00 

Let’s get cracking! We will be using the skills learned in the basic braiding class to create a 3 to 5 foot “snake” whip.

Attendees must know how to do the 4-plait round braid at a minimum.

 

August 19, 2017

10:00am – 3:30pm

Color and Hardware Clinic - $15.00

Come join us as we delve into the world of “COLOR” learn the basic skills of using dyes and stains, then move on to the riveting aspects of how to properly hardware.

 

August 26, 2017

10:00am – 3:30pm

Basic Stamping - $15.00

Learn the proper skills to make clean and clear impressions on your leather art projects.  This class will cover the alphabet and other decorative leather stamps.

 

 

 

Don’t forget our Thursday Crafting Open House from 4-6 p.m.

 

Come in and join us for a fun group of leather crafters working on various projects…

Get Help: with projects, you are or want to work on….

Learn New Skills: from Tandy staff or other crafters….

Socialize: this is a good way to meet and socialize with other crafters….

Teach: teach your unique leather skills to others that need help getting started…

Please contact store for class details.
Columbus015@tandyleather.com
Phone: 614-781-1700
Toll Free: 800-472-3306
2100 Morse Rd #4671
Columbus, OH 43229-6665

Corpus Christi, TX #175 Leathercraft Classes

SAT. JULY29

10 AM – 12 PM

Open Classroom

Cost: FREE

Need help with something? Bring it in and let’s get it figured out. Instructor Bryan Warden will be on site to help you.

 

SAT. JULY 29

1 PM – 3 PM

LEATHER GUILD MEETING with Herb Puryear. This meeting will be an opportunity for those wishing to join a leather guild to get together with other like-minded leather crafters!

 

NOTE: All classes subject to change, reschedule or cancellation.

Please contact store for class details.
CorpusChristi175@tandyleather.com
Phone: 361-980-3930
Toll Free: 855-281-6880
6016 S. Padre Island Dr.
Corpus Christi, TX 78412

Costa Mesa, CA #119 Leathercraft Classes

July 29, 9:00am to 11:00am

Tooling and carving

Class: FREE

 

Our classes are carving and tooling designs in leather, you are responsible for tools and cost of projects. The first class is using the swivel knife. This can be provided for you at the first class.

 

AUGUST CLASS

 

August 5, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Knife Sheath Class

Class: $15

KNIFE NOT INCLUDED

Please contact store for class details.
CostaMesa119@tandyleather.com
Phone: 714-966-3083
Toll Free: 800-571-8648
1215 Baker, Suite H
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Dallas, TX #109 Leathercraft Classes

July 29th

Book Binding

10 AM – 1 PM

Retail: $35 Wholesale: $25

Come join us in this rare, highly coveted skill. This will be a hands on demo where students will walk home with their project at the end of class.

 

AUGUST 5TH, 12TH, & 19th

Leather Camping Stools

10 am – 1 pm

Retail: $30    Wholesale: $25

Or free with the purchase of one Tri-leg Assembly and a single shoulder 8/9 oz.

Come join us in making this versatile seat for anyone, anywhere. Whether it is out fishing on South Padre, camping out in the wilds, or relaxing in your backyard with the barbeque pit roaring. The first week, we will be learning how to use common stamping tools to create the seat that will be almost too pretty to sit in. In the second week, we will be dying the leather as well as sealing the leather. This will give color but the sealing will protect it from the element it will be used in. The last of the trio of classes will be construction and finishing the seat. Then, you’ll have proof for everyone that you really are an outdoorsman…. Or a great leatherworker!

 

AUGUST 26TH

Basic Tooling

10 AM – 1 PM

Free

Back by popular demand, our basic tooling and stamping class is back. This class is necessary for those beginning and seasoned leather crafters that wish to advance their skill at carving, stamping, and tooling. Tools and materials will be provided, students need to simply bring themselves.

 

 

Classes valid at your DALLAS Tandy Leather Factory

Phone & Email Reservations Welcome

10220 E Northwest Highway Dallas, TX 75238

Phone (214)-342-2282 Toll Free (800)-449-0785

Please contact store for class details.
Dallas109@tandyleather.com
Phone: 214-342-2282
Toll Free: 800-449-0785
10220 E Northwest Highway
Dallas, TX 75238

Dallas, TX #27 Leathercraft Classes

July 29, 2017, 10am-2pm

Open Table

Bring in any projects you’re currently working on and we’ll assist with any questions.

Class tools are available for use.

Cost: Free

Please contact store for class details.
Dallas027@tandyleather.com
Phone: 972-289-5246
Toll Free: 877-662-3227
3201 Military Prkwy #C-100
Mesquite, TX 75149-2790

Denver, CO #02 Leathercraft Classes

Saturday July 29th

Dye Class  

Cost: FREE

Hours: 10-12

Learn the different types of hardware, what they can be used for and how to properly install them.

 

 

 

Saturday Aug 12th

Hardware Install

Cost: Free

Hours: 10-12

Learn the different types of hardware, what they can be used for and how to properly install them.

 

Saturday Aug19th

Basic Tooling Class

Cost: Free

Hours: 10-12

Learn how to prepare the leather and use the basic 6 stamps.

 

 

Saturday Aug 26th

Open Work shop

Cost: Free

Hours: 10-12

Bring your project and supplies, we can assist with tools and any questions you may have.

Please contact store for class details.
Denver002@tandyleather.com
Phone: 303-333-2295
Toll Free: 800-525-8134
4488 Forest St
Denver, CO 80216-4506

Denver, CO #122 Leathercraft Classes

Workshop Wednesdays – FREE—August 2 – 10am-5pm (Open House Class)

Stuck on a project?  Can’t get your hardware to set right?  Not sure how to proceed?  Join us on Wednesdays all month long for answers. Bring (or purchase) your own leather and tools, we will have staff members on site to provide knowledge and advice while you work on your project(s).

 

Belt Tooling Workshop - $25—August 5—10am-3:30pm

Instruction and practice covering the nuances of tooling a belt! 

 

Workshop Wednesdays – FREE—August 9 – 10am-5pm (Open House Class)

Stuck on a project?  Can’t get your hardware to set right?  Not sure how to proceed?  Join us on Wednesdays all month long for answers. Bring (or purchase) your own leather and tools, we will have staff members on site to provide knowledge and advice while you work on your project(s).

 

Basic Tooling - $15—August 10 —10am-4pm

The class will cover how to properly case leather, swivel knife care and use, techniques of beveling, shading, camouflaging, matting, and final cutting.

 

Saddle Stitching -$20—August 12—10am-1pm

In this class, we will make a mini wallet concentrating on construction with a saddle stitch. The class will cover types of threads and how to choose a thread for your project, methods of spacing and punching holes for stitching, how to size thread and how to saddle stitch.

 

Workshop Wednesdays – FREE—August 16 – 10am-5pm (Open House Class)

Stuck on a project?  Can’t get your hardware to set right?  Not sure how to proceed?  Join us on Wednesdays all month long for answers. Bring (or purchase) your own leather and tools, we will have staff members on site to provide knowledge and advice while you work on your project(s).

 

 Advanced Tooling - $25—August 19 —10am-3:30pm

The class will cover more detail on swivel knife care and use, techniques of beveling, shading, camouflaging, matting, and final cutting.  **Pre-requisite of basic tooling or equivalent required**

 

Workshop Wednesdays – FREE—August 23 – 10am-5pm (Open House Class)

Stuck on a project?  Can’t get your hardware to set right?  Not sure how to proceed?  Join us on Wednesdays all month long for answers. Bring (or purchase) your own leather and tools, we will have staff members on site to provide knowledge and advice while you work on your project(s).

 

Basic Lacing - $20—August 24 —2:30-5:30pm

In Basic Lacing, participants will finish their own project learning how to lace using the double-loop method. We will discuss how to choose a lace for your project and learn how to prepare lace.

 

Basic Dye and Finishing - $20—August 26—10am-1pm

Participants will learn how to dye a solid color, how to resist color, how to use antique, and how to finish a project. We will discuss types of dyes, antiques and top coats and when to use what

product.

 

Workshop Wednesdays – FREE—August 30 – 10am-5pm (Open House Class)

Stuck on a project?  Can’t get your hardware to set right?  Not sure how to proceed?  Join us on Wednesdays all month long for answers. Bring (or purchase) your own leather and tools, we will have staff members on site to provide knowledge and advice while you work on your project(s).

 

Basic Tooling - $20—September 2 —10am-3:30pm

The class will cover how to properly case leather, swivel knife care and use, techniques of beveling, shading, camouflaging, matting, and final cutting.

Please contact store for class details.
Denver122@tandyleather.com
Phone: 303-430-7306
Toll Free: 800-477-3097
7355 West 88th Avenue, Suite V
Westminster, CO 80021

South Denver, CO #151 Leathercraft Classes

Basic Tooling – July 29th -- $10

The class will cover how to properly case leather, swivel knife care and use, techniques of beveling, shading, camouflaging, matting, and final cutting. 

 

Please contact store for class details.
Denver151@tandyleather.com
Phone: 303-795-0060
Toll Free: 888-291-0024
3535 South Platte River Dr., Unit M
Sheridan, CO 80110

Des Moines, IA #06 Leathercraft Classes

August 12

9:30am – 12:30pm

Cuff Class

$15

This class is great for learning basic skills that transfer over to many other projects. You will learn how to set snaps and rivets, finish edges, saddle hand stitch, and basic dyeing. We will use the stone rivets and our bright colored thread. No tools or supplies needed. We will supply everything.

 

August 19

9:30am – 12:30pm

Cuff Class

$15

This class is great for learning basic skills that transfer over to many other projects. You will learn how to set snaps and rivets, finish edges, saddle hand stitch, and basic dyeing. We will use the stone rivets and our bright colored thread. No tools or supplies needed. We will supply everything.

CLASS IS FULL

 

August 26

9:30am – 12:30pm

Basic Tooling

$Free

In this exciting class you will learn the beginning to taking your leather work to a whole new level. The basic tooling class is designed to get you started on tooling and learn the proper way to use the tools. We will tool a floral pattern on a round coaster. You do not need to bring anything for this class, we will supply everything.

CLASS IS FULL

Please contact store for class details.
DesMoines006@tandyleather.com
Phone: 515-265-6521
Toll Free: 800-247-5566
5041 NE 14th St
Des Moines, IA 50313-2015

Detroit, MI #139 Leathercraft Classes

July 29, 2017 10am-12pm

Hand Sewing Leather-Learn how to sew leather projects using the saddle stitching method. Topics include stitch spacing, cutting a sewing channel, pre-punching your project for stitching, splicing, ending, and more.

Free Class

Please contact store for class details.
Detroit139@tandyleather.com
Phone: 734-422-9102
Toll Free: 866-422-9102
31104 Five Mile Rd
Livonia, MI 48154

El Paso, TX #16 Leathercraft Classes

July 29 , 10:00am-1:00pm

Open Table

Bring your project.

Instructor: Shawn Sather and Tony Filhart

Class: Free

 

Floral Wristlet Key Charm Kit

Class Instructor: Crystal Avila / Bianca Vasquez

Cost Kit: $12.00

 

Todos los sábados de 10:00am 1:00pm tenemos clases gratis de cincelado en piel. Saturday 29th bring your kids so they can make a custom bracelet just for

FREE!!!¡El sábado 29 de enero puedes venir y hacer una pulsera personalizada GRATIS!!!!

 

Please contact store for class details.
ElPaso016@tandyleather.com
Phone: 915-591-9199
Toll Free: 800-200-2499
8340 Burnham Rd #100
El Paso, TX 79907-1526

Escondido, CA #178 Leathercraft Classes

JULY 29th - FULL

10am-2:00 (Sat):   Dog Collar & Leash:    

Cost: Retail - $35.00 or Members - $25.00

In this class will learn how to construct a special treat dog collar and leash for your favorite pet. Learn to set buckle, D-ring for a leash. Staining/dyeing and finishing. Basic material included-extra bling can be added at a discounted price and finish up with staining or dyeing the finished belt.

 

AUG 5TH:

10am-1:30PM (Sat): Basic Tooling and Carving:

Cost: $29.99 Basic 7 Set or if you have the tools Free

Class is free, however you will need to either purchase or bring your own tools. If you need to purchase the Basic 7 Set it will be offered at a discounted rate of $29.99. You will learn how to pick your leather, tooling, carve and tool a basic design. We will teach you how to use a swivel knife, along with the beveler, backgrounder , veiner, pear shader tools.

 

AUG 12TH:

10am-2:00 (Sat):   Stitching – ID Wallet:      

Cost: Retail - $35.00   or Members - $25.00

We will be covering basic stitching and lacing techniques and how to finish stitching. You will be making a small ID wallet kit. You will be able to put a basic stamp design on the wallet.  Also, you will be able to dye or natural seal the wallet.

 

AUG 19TH:

10am-1:30PM (Sat): Basic Tooling and Carving:

Cost: $29.99 Basic 7 Set or if you have the tools Free

Class is free, however you will need to either purchase or bring your own tools. If you need to purchase the Basic 7 Set it will be offered at a discounted rate of $29.99. You will learn how to pick your leather, tooling, carve and tool a basic design. We will teach you how to use a swivel knife, along with the beveler, backgrounder , veiner, pear shader tools.

 

AUG 26TH:

10am-2:00 (Sat):  Journal Cover Kit:  

Cost: Retail – Retail - $35.00 or Members - $25.00

In this class, you will learn how to make a basic leather journal cover Kit.  We will be using the leather burner to put a basic pattern on the front and back of the cover. Then we will dye and seal the finished project.

Please contact store for class details.
Escondido178@tandyleather.com
Phone: 760-745-0079
Toll Free: 844-530-1189
2122 Mission Rd
Escondido, CA 92029

Eugene, OR #172 Leathercraft Classes
Open Workshop

July 29th 10:00am-2:00pm

A perfect time to come in and work on any of your projects at our work table. We will be able to assist you with any questions you have concerning your project. A great opportunity to see what others are working on and get inspired!

Class fee: Free!

You will need: Your own tools for the project at hand.  Some tools will be provided.

 

Basic Tooling Class

August 5th 9:30am-11:00am

This class is an absolute must for beginners or anyone interested in western or modern tooling styles. You will be comfortable and experienced with tooling after completing this class.

Class fee: Free!

You will need: Basic 6 stamping tools, swivel knife and a mallet.

 

Youth Class

August 12th 10:00am-12:00pm

A few different projects will be offered in this class including key fobs, bookmarks, and a bracelet. Your child will get to experience the joys of leatherwork.

Class fee: $5

Parents must accompany their child

 

Open Workshop

August 26th 10:00am-2:00pm

A perfect time to come in and work on any of your projects at our work table. We will be able to assist you with any questions you have concerning your project. A great opportunity to see what others are working on and get inspired!

Class fee: Free!

You will need: Your own tools for the project at hand.  Some tools will be provided.

 

Leather Rose Class

September 1st 10:00am-2:00pm

Create beautiful leather roses in assorted colors from supple deerskin. Decorative and great as a romantic gift!

Class fee: $20

You will need: Scissors and a modeling spoon.

 

Basic Tooling Class

September 16th 9:30am-11:00am

This class is an absolute must for beginners or anyone interested in western or modern tooling styles. You will be comfortable and experienced with tooling after completing this class.

Class fee: Free!

You will need: Basic 6 stamping tools, swivel knife and a mallet.

 

Open Workshop

September 23rd 10:00am-2:00pm

A perfect time to come in and work on any of your projects at our work table. We will be able to assist you with any questions you have concerning your project. A great opportunity to see what others are working on and get inspired!

Class fee: Free!

You will need: Your own tools for the project at hand.  Some tools will be provided.

 

 

Please contact store for class details.
Eugene172@tandyleather.com
Phone: 541-342-3184
Toll Free: 855-750-8881
1055 Bailey Hill Rd
Eugene, OR 97402

Ft. Lauderdale, FL #159 Leathercraft Classes

July 26, 2017


Open Table

10am - 1 pm

Cost: Free


Bring in your project(s) that you may have been working on and the instructor will be here to assist you. If you don’t have a current project, you can purchase one of our most popular kits. Class space is limited. All materials must be purchase before class starts. Must RSVP to attend this course.
 

Please contact store for class details.
FortLauderdale159@tandyleather.com
Phone: 954-572-5488
Toll Free: 888-845-0005
7161 W Oakland Park Blvd
Lauderhill, FL 33313

Fort Wayne, IN #154 Leathercraft Classes

Saturday July 29th: Gun Holster
Cost: $35.00
Beginner-Intermediate

In this class, we will pattern out a holster for your gun, we will cut the leather, stitch and dye it! You will also learn wet molding techniques! Please bring the UNLOADED gun you would like to fit in the holster!

Please contact store for class details.
FortWayne154@tandyleather.com
Phone: 260-432-6761
Toll Free: 877-856-0009
3822 W. Jefferson Blvd, Unit A
Ft. Wayne, IN 46804

Ft. Worth (Main), TX #04 Leathercraft Classes

Class: Leather Flower - Rose

Date: Saturday July 29th

Time: 11am – Finish

Instructor: Casey Varner

Cost: $10

 

In this class, we will be making a leather flower. The goal of this class is to teach wet molding techniques. How to prepare, wet, form, and dry your leather. At the end, you will have a formed leather rose to take with you.

 

Please call to reserve a space.

Please contact store for class details.
FortWorth004@tandyleather.com
Phone: 817-872-3210
Toll Free: 800-433-3201
1900 SE Loop 820 Bldg B
Fort Worth, TX 76140

Ft. Worth TX (North) #107 Leathercraft Classes

July 29th: Leather Mouse Pad

Cost: Retail $25.00 Club Member $15:00

Learn to make a custom leather mouse pad with a beautiful suede backing. Add a custom border and your initials if you choose.

 

August 5th: Basic Tooling Class

Cost: Retail $10.00 Club Member Free. Includes FREE Leather Craft Handbook a $4.99 value.

Basic seven kit required. Basic seven kit can be purchased at time of class for only $24.99 retail $59.99 or buy our Deluxe Leathercraft Kit that includes the basic seven kit and leave with experience to tool leather and a number of projects to complete at home. Deluxe Leathercraft Kit can be purchased at class for only $69.99 retail $89.99

Learn the basics of how to tool leather. All skill levels welcome. You will be creating a floral scroll piece that showcases the basic tooling techniques. You will also learn tracing techniques, shading leather using tools in your basic seven kit, tool care and how to care for and sharpen your swivel knife.

 

 

Please contact store for class availability. All classes begin at 10 am unless otherwise stated.

Tandy Leather Factory #107

6900 Denton Hwy. #101

Watauga, TX 76148 (866) 322-8965 fortworth107@tandyleather.com

Please contact store for class details.
FortWorth107@tandyleather.com
Phone: 817-503-2318
Toll Free: 866-322-8965
6900 Denton Hwy #101
Fort Worth North (Watauga), TX 76148

Fresno, CA #05 Leathercraft Classes

Wednesday July 26th

10am-12pm

Deluxe Leather Kit Class

Price: $35- $50.00

In this class, you’ll have a choice between Basic Leather Craft Kit (worth $49.99), or the Deluxe Leather Craft Kit (worth $89.99) to start with. These two kits come with everything you need to learn leather tooling (Deluxe kit will have more kits and tools to offer). We will be tooling a basic floral design. Also, in addition to taking this class, you will also drop a price level in purchasing any other items before or after class starts just for that day (saving of 20% to 40%)

Please call the day before to reserve your spot as seating is limited. (559)297-7375

 

Saturday July 29th

10am-12pm

Dog Collar Class

Price $40.00

This is an introduction into dog collar making. In this class, you’ll receive a 1 ½ inch belt blank, a 1 ½ buckle. You will need to know the measurement of the dogs neck. You will learn how to measure, cut, punch holes, dye, and finish edges. There is also an option of stamping a simple design as well (embellishments are extra).

Please call the day before to reserve your spot as seating is limited. (559)297-7375

 

Saturday July 22nd

Open Class (questions answered)

10am-12pm

Free

This is a great time to get your questions answered. If you need help with learning how tools work, this class would be the time to come in. Let our knowledgeable employees help you.

 

August 2nd,26th, or 30th

Basic Tooling

Cost: Free

10am-12pm

In this class, you’ll have a choice between Basic Leather Craft Kit (worth $49.99), or the Deluxe Leather Craft Kit (worth $89.99) to start with. These two kits come with everything you need to learn leather tooling (Deluxe kit will have more kits and tools to offer). We will be tooling a basic floral design. Also, in addition to taking this class, you will also drop a price level in purchasing any other items before or after class starts just for that day (saving of 20% to 40%)

Ages 13 and up

Please call the day before to reserve your spot as seating is limited. (559)297-7375

 

August 9th, 12th, or 16th

Basic Belt Class

Cost: $40

10am-12pm

In this class, you’ll be able to make your very own belt. You’ll get a belt blank, and buckle. You will learn how to measure, cut, stamp, and dye.

Please call the day before to reserve your spot. (559)297-7375

 

August 19th

Kids Fun Zone Day!

Free

10am-1pm

Free and fun for kids of all ages. Free Bracelet making, prizes, refreshments, and much more!!!

** Kids must be accompanied by an adult **

Please contact store for class details.
Fresno005@tandyleather.com
Phone: 559-297-7375
Toll Free: 800-999-7371
780 W. Shaw Ave
Clovis, CA 93612

Grand Rapids, MI #18 Leathercraft Classes
Please contact store for class details.
GrandRapids018@tandyleather.com
Phone: 616-452-8621
Toll Free: 800-632-9620
2314 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508

Harrisburg, PA #03 Leathercraft Classes

7/29/17

Staff Available from 10am – 2pm

Project Day

Instructor(s):  Jaimi & Stephanie

All Ages Welcome

Cost:  FREE

 

Are you stuck on a project?  Just have some questions on how to use a tool or get an effect on leather?  Looking for a little guidance as to how to proceed with your project, pattern or idea?  This Project Day is for you!  During the hours of 10am – 2pm our highly skilled Leathersmith Staff will be available to answer questions, offer guidance, provide honest critiques’ (with no judgment!), or generally help nudge you towards the even better Leathersmith that we see in you!   Bring your project in and work at our tables during these hours.  While we can’t do the work for you or provide tools, we are very excited to help guide you to completion on that stubborn project.

 

Space is limited, though no reservations are needed.  Just bring in what you’re working on and any tools if necessary, and we’ll provide our extensive leather know-how.

Please contact store for class details.
Harrisburg003@tandyleather.com
Phone: 717-236-8142
Toll Free: 800-233-7155
3835 Union Deposit Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17109

Houston, TX #133 Leathercraft Classes

JULY 29TH  

11am – 1pm

Basic Carving

Cost- $40.00

This is a great “get you started” class for anyone interested in learning to carve leather. We’ll start with basic stamping and work through the tools required. This class includes the Basic Leathercraft set (Item# 55501-00) and the leather craft handbook.  We will be carving/stamping out a flower design. Be sure to pre-register for class to save your spot!

 

August 5th

11am – 1pm

Basic Carving

Cost- $40.00

This is a great “get you started” class for anyone interested in learning to carve leather. We’ll start with basic stamping and work through the tools required. This class includes the Basic Leathercraft set (Item# 55501-00) and the leather craft handbook.  We will be carving/stamping out a flower design. Be sure to pre-register for class to save your spot!

 

August 12th

11am – 1pm

Stitching

Cost - $60.00

We will be going over some basic stitching techniques, as well as double loop lacing. The class price includes a kit that will consist of all the tools you will need to add stitching/lacing to any project you have.

 

August 19th

11am – 1pm

Dye/Stain

Cost: $10.00

We will go over stains, dyes and paints and where you may want to use them in your projects. Techniques covered include: overall staining/dyeing, antiquing, using paints as accents, finishing and sealing.

 

August 26th

11am – 1pm

Basic Carving

Cost- $40.00

This is a great “get you started” class for anyone interested in learning to carve leather. We’ll start with basic stamping and work through the tools required. This class includes the Basic Leathercraft set (Item# 55501-00) and the leather craft handbook.  We will be carving/stamping out a flower design. Be sure to pre-register for class to save your spot!

Please contact store for class details.
Houston133@tandyleather.com
Phone: 281-537-2952
Toll Free: 866-537-2952
921 FM 1960 W, Suite 104-B
Houston, TX 77090

Houston-SW, TX #26 Leathercraft Classes

July 29th

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Dye/Coloring Class

Cost- Free

Learn how to use the various types of dyes, stains, antique gels, resisting techniques and finishes.  Fun class to learn new techniques and get your hands a little dirty.                          Please be sure to call the store and reserve your spot.

 

August 12th

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Basic Carving and Stamping

Cost- Free

Have you wanted to get into leather crafting but have no idea where to start? This is a great “get you started” class for anyone interested in learning to stamp and carve leather. We’ll start with basic carving and work through all the tools.                                                                           Tools required: Swivel knife, Basic 7 stamp set.                                                                             Please be sure to call the store and reserve your spot.

 

August 19th

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Dye/Coloring Class

Cost- Free

Learn how to use the various types of dyes, stains, antique gels, resisting techniques and finishes.  Fun class to learn new techniques and get your hands a little dirty.                          Please be sure to call the store and reserve your spot.

 

 

Please contact store for class details.
Houston026@tandyleather.com
Phone: 713-988-8824
Toll Free: 877-662-3265
7601 W. Sam Houston Pkwy S #100
Houston, TX 77072

Houston-SE, TX #156 Leathercraft Classes

 

Upcoming Leathercraft Classes

All classes will start at 11:00am sharp.

Please sign up in advance to reserve your spot to make sure you get in on the class you want to take

and so we know who is coming!

  • Wednesday, July 12, 2017
    11am – 2pm

Basic Carving

Cost: Free

Never worked with leather before, but always wanted to learn how? Then this is the class for you! In this class, we will take you step by step through the process of western floral carving. We will provide the leather for the class, but you must provide the Basic 7 Tool Set, mallet, & The Leather Craft Handbook by Tony & Kay Lair if you have them.  If you do not have these items, don’t worry about it.  We will provide you with the basic tools to borrow for the class.  Class limited to 6 people.

 

  • Saturday, July 15, 2017

11am – 2pm

No class/ Scouts lesson, leather patch

 

  • Wednesday, July 19, 2017

11am – 2pm

Leather 6-pack Bottle Carrier

Cost: $45

In this class, we will be building an all-leather carrier for 6 of your favorite beverages.  This will make a nice, rugged or elegant (depending on your preferred style) carrier to take to parties or barbeques over the summer and will be something that stands out from the crowd, unlike the standard cardboard carriers.  Class limited to 6 people.

 

  • Saturday, July 22, 2017

11am – 2pm

No class / Christmas in July sale weekend!

 

 

 

  • Wednesday, July 26, 2017

11am – 2pm

Open Table
Cost: Free
Have a project that you need help on?  Have some general questions that need to be answered?  Need a larger space to work at?  Need to borrow some tools for that one part of the project that you might not need to use again?  Want to just generally hang out with other crafters to bounce around ideas and techniques while working on a project?  This is the day for you!  Bring your projects and/or questions in today and we will help you out as best we can.  There is no “limit” to size of the class.  If you have a large project, please call ahead to make sure we have room at the table.

 

  • Saturday, July 29, 2017

11am – 2pm

Steam Punk / Open Table
Cost: Free / $25-$45

Falling behind in our steam punk series? This is the perfect opportunity to catch up on your projects in the learning environment ”Tandy style” We will cover past projects or even current ones if needed. You can even use it as a refresher. Come on down and get your steampunk-ness on!

Please contact store for class details.
Houston156@tandyleather.com
Phone: 281-542-0172
Toll Free: 888-666-0010
8353 Spencer Hwy
Deer Park, TX 77536

Indianapolis, IN #112 Leathercraft Classes

DATE

JULY 29, 2017

TIME

10:00AM

CLASS

DECK BOX

COST

$20

Want a kickin’ MTG box? Come join fellow card players and create an awesome box for your treasured cards!

 

DATE

AUGUST 5, 2017

TIME

10:00AM

CLASS

TABLET CASE – STITCHING FASTER AND MORE EFFICENTLY

COST

$40

Learn how to sew like a pro while creating a great case for your tablet!

 

DATE

AUGUST 12, 2017

TIME

10:00AM

CLASS

DYEING BASICS

COST

FREE

Come to the demonstration and learn different dyeing techniques you can try at home!

 

DATE

AUGUST 19, 2017

TIME

10:00AM

CLASS

PASSPORT WALLET – ADVANCED TOOLING*

COST

$30

Travel in style and show off your tooling styles by combining your tooling skills with your crafting skills!

*You must have completed a tooling class before attending the advanced class.

 

 

 

DATE

AUGUST 26, 2017

TIME

10:00AM

CLASS

BOHO BAG

COST

$60

In this class, our guest instructor will guide you through all the steps of constructing a custom BOHO bag. We will go over pattern making, layout and design, hand stitching and construction techniques.

 

 

Youth Leather Camp

 

Held every Wednesday during the summer for children 6-17 years old (Children under 10 must have supervision). All workshops are from 2-3 pm and are only $5.00 each. Please call the store to reserve your spot!

 

                                               

July:

19th- Hair Scrunchy

26th- Coin pouch/case

 

August:

2nd- Magic wallet

9th- Pencil Case

16th- Stamped belt

23rd- Belt Buckle

30th- Stamped and sewn Bracelet

Please contact store for class details.
Indianapolis112@tandyleather.com
Phone: 317-347-9948
Toll Free: 866-609-2978
3019 N. High School Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46224

Irving, TX #153 Leathercraft Classes

July 29  Swivel Knife Case  Parts 1 & 2  10:00 – 1:00

We will be making a case that will hold 4 swivel knives out of veg tan leather. Over the course of 2 weeks you will be cutting the leather from a pattern, tooling or stamping a design if you so desire, dyeing and finishing the leather, and stitching.  Tools you will need to bring or purchase include something to punch stitching holes, and whatever tools you need to carve or stamp your designs.

Class fee:  $25.00 

 

August 5  Basic dyes & finishes  10:00 – 1:00

In this class you will learn about various type of dyes and finishes.

Class fee:  Free

 

 

 

August 12  Razor Strop  10:00 – 1:00

In this class you will learn how to make a razor strop for sharpening your blades/knives using a 3” wide by 18” long strip of veg tan leather. 

Class fee:  $20.00

 

August 19 & 26  Shotgun Shell Case Parts 1 & 2   10:00 – 1:00

Just in time for hunting season! You will cut the pieces from veg tan leather, tool or stamp the front piece as desired, dye & finish, and either stitch or lace the pieces together.  Tools you will need to bring or purchase include your tooling or stamping tools and a stitching/lacing hole punch.

Class fee:  $75.00

 

September 2  NO CLASS due to Holiday weekend

 

September 9  Basic stitching & lacing 10:00 – 1:00

In this class you will learn how to saddle stitch and basic double loop lacing.

Class fee:  Free

 

September 16  Belt  10:00 – 1:00

You will be learning how to make a belt including stamping if you desire, dyeing and finishing, and cutting to fit, and punching holes.  Tools you will need to bring or purchase:  tooling or stamping tools.

Class fee:  $20.00  plus cost of buckle you choose

 

September 23 & 30  Custom Knife Sheath Parts 1 & 2  10:00 – 1:00

In this class you will be making a custom sheath to fit your knife.  You will need to bring your knife, but limit blade length to no more than 6”.  You will learn how to make a pattern specifically to fit your knife, cutting the piece from veg tan leather,  tooling or stamping as desired, dyeing & finishing and stitching.  Tools you will need to bring or purchase: tooling or stamping tools and tools to punch stitching holes.

Class fee:  $25.00

Please contact store for class details.
Irving153@tandyleather.com
Phone: 972-313-2183
Toll Free: 888-231-0007
2000 Esters Rd #200
Irving, TX 75061

Jacksonville, FL #146 Leathercraft Classes

July 29th

10:00am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-3:00pm

Leather Forming (Rose) by Paul Viets

Class fee: $10 (Fee covers materials.)

One of our most popular classes! In this class, you will learn the basics of forming leather by making a leather rose. Whether for yourself or for someone else, you go home with a rose that will never wilt.

Please bring or purchase your own set of the Basic 7 Tools

 

August 5th

10:00am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-3:00pm

Basic Colors

Class fee: Free

In this class, you will learn the basics of dyes, stains, paints, and antiques. We will go over how each of them effects the leather and how they can be blended, shaded, and sealed in several basic forms.

 

August 12th

10:00am-12:00pm

Basic Carving and Tooling by Paul Viets

Class fee: Free

In this class, you will be taught how to use the basic seven tools by means of a western floral pattern. After going in depth on how to use each tool you will take home your piece of leather with your own handiwork on it.

Please bring or purchase your own set of the Basic 7 Tools

 

August 12th

1:00pm-3:00pm

Basic Leathercraft by Paul Viets

Class fee: $15 (Fee covers materials.)

In this class, you will be making a small coin purse with a tooled pattern on the front. We will take you through the process of crafting a project from a picture to a dyed and finished product. You will take home a project you made yourself along with a bottle of dye, a bottle of finish, and a pack of wool daubers or sponge.

Please bring or purchase your own set of the Basic 7 Tools

 

August 19th

10:00am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-3:00pm

Leather Top Hat Part 1 by Paul Viets

Class fee: $60 (Fee covers materials.)

Our most popular class! This class will take you through the whole process of building a leather top hat from scratch. A generic pattern will be provided from which you will be able to adjust the hat to fit you and your own style as you wish. (i.e. Steampunk, Mad Hatter, Slash, etc.) This is a two-course class, so at the end of the second course (August 26th) you will take home a great project you fashioned yourself!

 

August 26th

10:00am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-3:00pm

Leather Top Hat Part 2 by Paul Viets

Class fee: Free (Fee covered by first week’s cost.)

Today is the day! You will do the final touches on your hat before assembling it and being able to wear it proudly out of the store to show off to friends and family.

 

September 2nd

10:00am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-3:00pm

Marvelous Masks

Class fee: $10 (Fee covers materials.)

In this class, you will design, cut, tool/stamp, dye, and assemble your very own mask for the next convention or party you wish to attend. You will be provided (but not limited to) a basic pattern and from there you may expand upon your design as you see fit. Depending on the complexity of the design you may not finish it within the scope of the class but please feel free to come back for our weekday open table and finish it then.

Please bring or purchase your own set of the Basic 7 Tools

 

September 9th

10:00am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-3:00pm

Belt Buckles

Class fee: $12 (Fee covers materials.)

In this class, you will be taught how to make two different styles of trophy buckle for belts. You will be shown and make a stamped inlay buckle and tooled leather oval buckle. You will go home with not one, but two custom made buckles that will fit most generic belts.

 

September 16th

10:00am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-3:00pm

Build a Belt

Class fee: $30 or $24 (see description)

Build a belt from a blank! In this class, you will be constructing a belt from the ground up. You choose the width and length from one of our pre-cut blanks (Max width: 2in). You will punch all the holes, set all the hardware and pick out a buckle to top it all off. If you bring in a buckle from our previous week’s buckle class you will only pay $24! If you decide to tool the length of the belt you will not finish within the scope of the class but please feel free to come in during our weekday open tables and finish it up.

Please bring or purchase your own set of the Basic 7 Tools

 

September 23rd

10:00am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-3:00pm

Build a Wallet

Class fee: $10 (Fee covers materials.)

In this class, you will construct a wallet from our Top Notch wallet kit. You will tool/stamp, dye, and assemble a low-profile wallet that doesn’t take up too much space and makes a great gift.

Please bring or purchase your own set of the Basic 7 Tools

 

September 30th

10:00am-12:00pm

Basic Carving and Tooling by Paul Viets

Class fee: Free

In this class, you will be taught how to use the basic seven tools by means of a western floral pattern. After going in depth on how to use each tool you will take home your piece of leather with your own handiwork on it.

Please bring or purchase your own set of the Basic 7 Tools

 

September 30th

1:00pm-3:00pm

Basic Leathercraft by Paul Viets

Class fee: $15 (Fee covers materials.)

In this class, you will be making a small coin purse with a tooled pattern on the front. We will take you through the process of crafting a project from a picture to a dyed and finished product. You will take home a project you made yourself along with a bottle of dye, a bottle of finish, and a pack of wool daubers or sponge.

Please bring or purchase your own set of the Basic 7 Tools

Please contact store for class details.
Jacksonville146@tandyleather.com
Phone: 904-262-4995
Toll Free: 800-961-7940
9456 Philips Hwy, Ste 6
Jacksonville, FL 32256

Johnston, RI #182 Leathercraft Classes

JULY 29TH 2017                                   BASIC LEATHER CRAFT SET

$50.00

                LET’S BUILD A BASIC LEATHER CRAFT SET. WE WILL HAVE FUN MAKING A FEW PROJECTS. INCLUDED IN THIS BASIC KIT (1 MALLET, 1 SPONGE, 1 4OZ BOTTLEL LEATHER FINISH, 1 SWIVEL KNIFE, 1 6 PIECE STARTER TOOL SET, TRACING FILM, 1 STROP PIECE, 1 JEWLER’S ROUGE AND INSTRUCTIONS. THIS IS A TERRIFIC WAY TO START ALL YOUR LEATHER CRAFT PROJECTS. DON’T MISS OUT ON THE FUN AND GREAT DEALS!

 

 

 

 

AUGUST 12TH 2017                           OPEN TABLE

FREE

                STUCK ON A PROJECT? BRING IT IN. THERE IS NO PROJECT TO SMALL. THERE IS NO PROJECT TO BIG. LET US HELP YOU! CLASS ITEM WILL BE AVAILABLE. 6 SEATS OPEN. SIGN UP TODAY!

 

SEPTEMBER 2ND 2017                      BELT CLASS WITH BOB STEVENSON 1ST SESSION

$20.00

                LEARN HOW TO MAKE A BELT FROM START TO FINISH. OUR INSTUCTOR HAS OVER 50 YEARS EXPERIENCE ON BELT MAKING. THIS WILL BE A TWO-PART SESSION. WE WILL CASE AND TOOL OUR BELT THE FIRST SESSION. CLASS ITEMS WILL BE AVAILABLE.

 

SEPTEMBER 9TH 2017                       BELT CLASS WITH BOB STEVENSON

2ND SESSION

                THIS CALSS IS AVAILABLE FOR THOSE SIGNED UP WITH OUR FIRST SESSION. WE WILL BE FINISHING OUR BELTS. STAINING, PAINTING AND ATTACHING BUCKLES. WE HAVE A WIDE VARIETY OF BUCKLES TO CHOOSE FROM. IF YOU HAVE A SPECIAL BUCKLE THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO USE FEEL FREE TO BRING YOUR OWN.

 

SEPTEMBER 16TH 2017                                    HEMP BRACELETS

$10.00

                MAKE EASY HEMP BRACELETS USING SIMPLE KNOTS. IN THS SESSION YOU WILL BE ABLE TO MAKE WISH BRACELETS, TWO-COLOR HALF KNOT BRACELETS, BEADED HALF K NOT BRACELETS, MULTI-STRAND JOSEPHINE KNOT BRACELET AND MORE! HAVE FUN BEING CREATIVE!

 

SEPTEMBER 23RD 2017                    TINA HAND BAG 1ST SESSION

$20.00

MAKE YOUR OWN TINA HAND BAG. THE SIZE OF THIS BAG IS 6 -1/8   X 3 ½ X 1. A HAND BAG IS MORE THAN JUST A SACK FOR A WOMANS ESSENTIALS. IT IS A FASHION STATEMENT. THIS BAG IS PERFECT FOR TRAVEL OR EVERYDAY USE. USE YOUR CREATIVE SKILLS TOOLING IN THIS 1 SESSION. SEATS WILL FILL UP FAST. RESERVE YOUR SEAT TODAY!

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER 30TH 2017                    TINA HAND BAG 2ND SESSION

THIS CALSS IS AVAILABLE FOR THOSE SIGNED UP WITH OUR FIRST SESSION.WE WILL FINISH OUR TINA HAND BAG. SEWING, DYING, STAINING OR PAINTING. USE YOUR FAVORITE COLORS TO MAKE YOUR TINA HAND BAG ONE OF A KIND!

 

 

Please contact store for class details.
Johnston182@tandyleather.com
Phone: 844-343-1302
Toll Free: 844-343-1302
1386 Atwood Ave, Retail B
Johnston, RI 02919

Kansas City, MO #121 Leathercraft Classes

July 29, 2017

10:00 – 12:00:  Basic Leathercraft Tips and Skills class:  (No Class Fee)

Please bring your basic tool set and mallet.  If you do not have these items you may purchase them here at the store.  If class calls for a sm kit you may purchase it here or bring one from home.  Practice leather will be provided.

 

 

1:00 – 3:00   Pictorial carving class #2 (If you didn’t come to the first one you may still attend this one).

                        Cost of class:  Leather and some additional tools as we progress 

Please bring your basic tool set to this class.  We will learn how to do a pictorial carving.  Be prepared to add some additional tools to your kit as we work on our project.

 

Any tools and leather you purchase the day of your class will be Elite pricing.

Please contact store for class details.
KansasCity121@tandyleather.com
Phone: 816-478-7863
Toll Free: 800-319-2704
4420-C South Noland Rd
Independence, MO 64055

Knoxville, TN #165 Leathercraft Classes

2017 Class Schedule

All classes begin at 9:30 AM, and any class with a fee you leave with a finished or near-finished product.

July 22nd 9:30 AM Belt Class - $15.00

                Learn how to make a custom belt. This class will cover all the components of a belt and include hand sewing or hardware setting. Please call the store to sign up.

Aug 5th 9:30 AM Beginner’s Class – Free

                Our beginner’s class covers basic info about leather carving and tooling. We will make a basket weave stamping and floral design on leather. Please call the store to sign up as this class fills up quickly.

Aug 5th 12:00 PM Open Workshop – $5.00 or Free with Membership

                Our Open Workshop is held Noon to 3:30 after our beginner’s class. We encourage you to bring your own tools and materials. Advice and instruction is always free.

Aug 19th 9:30 AM TerraFlex box class $20.00

                Learn how to make a custom box out of our heat moldable plastic Terraflex.

Sept 2nd 9:30 AM Beginner’s Class – Free

                Our beginner’s class covers basic info about leather carving and tooling. We will make a basket weave stamping and floral design on leather. Please call the store to sign up as this class fills up quickly.

Sept 2nd 12:00 PM Open Workshop – $5.00 or Free with Membership

                Our Open Workshop is held Noon to 3:30 after our beginner’s class. We encourage you to bring your own tools and materials. Advice and instruction is always free.

Sept 16th 9:30 AM Bag Class $50.00

Make a custom sized leather bag for yourself. Our class will include pattern design, handsewing and hardware setting. Please call to sign up as space is limited.

Please contact store for class details.
Knoxville165@tandyleather.com
Phone: 865-560-2789
Toll Free: 877-800-1856
9355 Kingston Pike, Ste 19
Knoxville, TN 37922

Las Vegas, NV #111 Leathercraft Classes

JULY 29TH Open works shop / Hardware Demo 9:30 am to 11:00am

Please call to sign up class is limited 

702-221-4172

 

We are going to be out at CMSA (Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association) July 26th-29th

This event will be held at the South Point Casino

9777 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89183

Come out and visit us for the event!!!!

 

 

  *All Classes Are Hands on*

Please contact store for class details.
LasVegas111@tandyleather.com
Phone: 702-221-4172
Toll Free: 800-395-2690
6360 South Pecos Rd, Suite 3
Las Vegas, NV 89120

Little Rock, AR #152 Leathercraft Classes

 

July 29th 

How to Sharpen Leatherworking tools

Time: 10AM-12PM

Cost: Free

Come learn how to sharpen all the edged tools used in leatherwork. Bring your own tools and we will teach you to properly sharpen them.

 

 

 

Open Table Tuesdays: Tuesdays are our open workshop, all day. During this day we encourage customers to bring in their project and use our workspace. We don’t provide materials or loaner tools during workshop hours, but we are more than happy to recommend a tool, technique or give advice and feedback. Open Table is a wonderful opportunity to network with local leathercrafters in the area and exchange leathercraft knowledge and ideas. If there is a specific problem that you would like help with, please give us a call in advance to make sure we have someone on staff who can work you through that problem. It’s always a good idea to call ahead to make sure we have enough room for you! J Please plan on arriving before 5pm.

Please contact store for class details.
LittleRock152@tandyleather.com
Phone: 501-407-9104
Toll Free: 888-291-0016
901 Towne Oaks Dr, Suite B
Little Rock, AR 72227

Louisville, KY #132 Leathercraft Classes

New Thursday Night Class starting July 6th

The Basics of Leather carving, learn Western carving, figure carve a horse head,

Double loop lacing and dyeing leather. Four nights of classes.  Class Fee $35,

WC Club Members Free,  You provide your tools.  Starts July 6th at 6 p.m. ends at 7:50 p. m.

Limit of 6 Students.  

uesday & Thursday from 4pm to 6pm
Carving leather and basics, knife sheaths, holsters and belts.

Saturday mornings from 9am to Noon
Open workshop.

Class fee: $35 for the year or wholesale club members free.
You provide your supplies and projects.

Please contact store for class details.
Louisville132@tandyleather.com
Phone: 502-491-8000
Toll Free: 866-830-8001
4646 Hendrik Dr
Louisville, KY 40299

Lubbock, TX #149 Leathercraft Classes

Jul. 29th

9:30 A.M

Purse Making Continued

$45

A continuation of the purse class on June 17th. Class is free if you attended the first class.

 

Aug. 5th

9:30 am

Basic Tooling

Free

Learn how to use the basic 7 tools and create a simple tooled design!

 

Aug. 12th

9:30 am

Open Table-Any Project

Free

Have questions on a project and need our advice? Bring your project and work on it here!

 

Aug. 19th

9:30 am

Basic Tooling

Free

Learn how to use the basic 7 tools and create a simple tooled design!

 

Aug. 26th

9:30 am

Leather Belts

$20

Learn to make a custom-fit belt that will last a lifetime! If you are making this for someone else, please measure an old belt, or their waist NOT pants size.

Please contact store for class details.
Lubbock149@tandyleather.com
Phone: 806-698-0295
Toll Free: 888-265-0183
6602 Slide Road #6
Lubbock, TX 79424

Lyndhurst, NJ #183 Leathercraft Classes

 


July 27th, 2017, 3pm-5pm

Open Workshop: Have a project that you need help on? Have some general questions that need to be answered? This is the day for you! Bring your projects and/or questions in today and we will help you out as best we can. There is no set class fee and no “limit” to size of the class. If you have a large project, please call ahead to make sure we have room at the table and remember to bring your tools! Cost- Free

 

August 3rd, 2017, 3pm-5pm

Open Workshop: Have a project that you need help on? Have some general questions that need to be answered? This is the day for you! Bring your projects and/or questions in today and we will help you out as best we can. There is no set class fee and no “limit” to size of the class. If you have a large project, please call ahead to make sure we have room at the table and remember to bring your tools! Cost- Free

 

August 5th, 2017, 10am-12pm
Basic Intro to Carving Class: In this class, we will be using the basic seven tools to carve and stamp a beautiful floral design into leather. These skills are fun and easy to learn, and will allow you to customize future projects. This Workshop will introduce you to the world of hand tooling, or “carving” leather. This is a beginner’s class, but it is suitable for more experienced artisans to “brush-up” on their tooling skills.  Space is limited pre-registration is required for the class. Cost: Free! – Includes all materials

 

August 5th, 2017, 1pm-3pm
Custom Coin Pouch: Ever wanted to make a leathercraft piece from scratch, but weren’t certain where to start? This is the class for you! This workshop will teach you step by step how to cut and lace a custom leather coin pouch that will last forever! Space is limited; pre-registration is required for the class. Cost: $12.99 – Includes all materials

 

August 7th, 2017, 3pm-4pm
Kids Class: Making Leather Mystery Braid Bands!: In this class, we will be learning how to make and paint a Mystery Braid Band! These skills are fun and easy to learn, and will allow you to customize future projects. Space is limited pre-registration is required for the class. Cost: $3.99 a piece – Includes all materials

 

August 10th, 2017, 3pm-5pm
Open Workshop: Have a project that you need help on? Have some general questions that need to be answered? This is the day for you! Bring your projects and/or questions in today and we will help you out as best we can. There is no set class fee and no “limit” to size of the class. If you have a large project, please call ahead to make sure we have room at the table and remember to bring your tools! Cost- Free

 

August 14th, 2017, 3pm-4pm
Kids Class: Making Custom Tic Tac Toe Pouch: In this class, we will be using basic stamping techniques and paints to create a custom suede Tic Tac Toe pouch! These skills are fun and easy to learn, and will allow you to customize future projects. Space is limited pre-registration is required for the class. Cost: $5.99 – Includes all materials

 

August 17th, 2017, 3pm-5pm
Open Workshop: Have a project that you need help on? Have some general questions that need to be answered? This is the day for you! Bring your projects and/or questions in today and we will help you out as best we can. There is no set class fee and no “limit” to size of the class. If you have a large project, please call ahead to make sure we have room at the table and remember to bring your tools! Cost- Free

 

August 21st, 2017, 3pm-4pm
Kids Class: Making Leather Key Fob: In this class, we will be using basic stamping techniques and paints to create a custom key fob out of leather! These skills are fun and easy to learn, and will allow you to customize future projects. Space is limited pre-registration is required for the class. Cost: $2.99 – Includes all materials

August 24th, 2017, 3pm-5pm
Open Workshop: Have a project that you need help on? Have some general questions that need to be answered? This is the day for you! Bring your projects and/or questions in today and we will help you out as best we can. There is no set class fee and no “limit” to size of the class. If you have a large project, please call ahead to make sure we have room at the table and remember to bring your tools! Cost- Free

 

August 28th, 2017, 3pm-4pm
Kids Class: Making Leather wristbands: In this class, we will be using basic stamping techniques and paints to create a custom wristband out of leather! These skills are fun and easy to learn, and will allow you to customize future projects. Space is limited pre-registration is required for the class. Cost: Free! – Includes all materials

 

August 31st, 2017, 3pm-5pm Open Workshop: Have a project that you need help on? Have some general questions that need to be answered? This is the day for you! Bring your projects and/or questions in today and we will help you out as best we can. There is no set class fee and no “limit” to size of the class. If you have a large project, please call ahead to make sure we have room at the table and remember to bring your tools! Cost- Free

Please contact store for class details.
Lyndhurst183@tandyleather.com
Phone: 201-340-6286
Toll Free: 844-276-7348
409A Valley Brook Ave
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071

McAllen, TX #185 Leathercraft Classes

August 5th

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Make a Belt

Cost- $40

Learn how to make a belt from scratch!  This is a great “get you started” class for anyone interested in learning to make a belt.  Make a 1 ¼” to 1 ½” belt.  Learn to size, stamp, stain, and finish.

Please be sure to call for details and reserve your spot.

 

August 12th & 19th

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Custom Knife Sheath- 2 Part Class

Cost- $35

Learn how to make a custom knife sheath not exceeding a 6” blade.  Learn to make a template, cut from a piece of veg-tan leather, stamp/ tool, stain/ dye, finish and stitch.  This will be a 2-part class. 

Please be sure to call for details and reserve your spot.

 

August 26th

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Open Class

Cost- Free

This is an open class.  Bring in any project you are working on and get some advice from our staff and a volunteer teacher.

Please be sure to call for details and reserve your spot.

Please contact store for class details.
McAllen185@tandyleather.com
Phone: 956-606-4511
Toll Free: 844-368-6930
1001 S 10th St, Ste R
McAllen, TX 78501

Memphis, TN #114 Leathercraft Classes
Please contact store for class details.
Memphis114@tandyleather.com
Phone: 901-381-1510
Toll Free: 877-728-5551
2965 N. Germantown Rd #101
Bartlett, TN 38133

Miami, FL #180 Leathercraft Classes

JULY 28th, 2017

 

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

 

NO CLASS THIS FRIDAY

 

 

JULY 29th, 2017

 

NO CLASS THIS SATURDAY

 

 

JULY 31ST, 2017

 

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

 

OPEN WORKSHOP

               

Cost:  Free

 

Description: Come in and purchase materials or kits to start your new project or projects! You can start that new project you have been wanting to make. Our staff members will be able to provide help and advice while you work on your project.

 

AUGUST 4TH, 2017

 

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

 

OPEN TABLE

               

Class cost:  Free

 

Description: Come in and finish your unfinished projects! Or come in and start on a new project. Our staff members will be able to provide help and advice while you work on your project.

 

 

AUGUST 5TH, 2017

 

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

 

LEATHER KNIFE SHEATH – ITEM #44123-00 - – must purchase leather and materials prior to class.

 

MUST PURCHASE KNIFEE SHEATH KIT PRIOR TO CLASS START

 

Description:  Come make a knife sheath for your favorite knife. We will teach you how to tool the leather; dye it; and assemble it. Lots of fun for all!

 

 

AUGUST 7th, 2017

 

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

 

OPEN WORKSHOP

               

Class cost:  Free

 

Description: Come in and purchase materials or kits to start your new project or projects! You can start that new project you have been wanting to make. Our staff members will be able to provide help and advice while you work on your project.

 

 

AUGUST 11th, 2017

 

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

 

OPEN TABLE

               

Class cost:  Free

 

Description: Come in and finish your unfinished projects! Or come in and start on a new project. Our staff members will be able to provide help and advice while you work on your project

 

August 12th, 2017

 

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

 

BULLSEYE MINIMAL AUTOMATIC GUN HOLSTER – ITEM # 44454-00 - – must purchase leather and materials prior to class.

               

Class cost:  Free

 

Description: Come in and purchase our Bullseye gun holster kit and work on it in class with the help of our teacher!  Our staff members will be able to provide help and advice while you work on your project. You will learn leather tooling, dying, sewing, etc. This is a small and fun project for all ages. 

 

 

August 14th, 2017

 

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

 

OPEN WORKSHOP

               

Class cost:  Free

 

Description: Come in and purchase materials or kits to start your new project or projects! You can start that new project you have been wanting to make. Our staff members will be able to provide help and advice while you work on your project.

 

 

August 18th, 2017

 

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

 

OPEN TABLE

               

Class cost:  Free

 

Description: Come in and finish your unfinished projects! Or come in and start on a new project. Our staff members will be able to provide help and advice while you work on your project.

 

 

August 19th, 2017

 

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

 

LEATHER BELT – must purchase leather and materials prior to class.

               

Class cost:  Free

 

Description: Come in and purchase materials to start your new project! Our staff members will be able to provide help and advice while you work on your project.

 

 

August 25th, 2017

 

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

 

OPEN TABLE

               

Class cost:  Free

 

Description: Come in and finish your unfinished projects! Or come in and start on a new project. Our staff members will be able to provide help and advice while you work on your project.

 

 

August 26th, 2017

 

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

 

BASIC LEATHER TOTE BAG – Part 1

 

YOU MUST PURCHASE LEATHER AND MATERIALS PRIOR TO CLASS.

 

Description:  Fun project for all ages and levels of leather crafters. You will learn to make the pattern, transfer it to leather, cut the leather, dye and tool the leather. This class requires a lot of hand sewing.

 

 

August 28th, 2017

 

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

 

OPEN WORKSHOP

               

Class cost:  Free

 

Description: Come in and purchase materials or kits to start your new project or projects! You can start that new project you have been wanting to make. Our staff members will be able to provide help and advice while you work on your project.

Please contact store for class details.
Miami180@tandyleather.com
Phone: 786-332-6599
Toll Free: 844-463-7204
900 Park Centre Blvd, Ste 400-D
Miami, FL 33169-5373

Milwaukee, WI #135 Leathercraft Classes

Large Knife Sheath

July 29

10 am-12 pm

$ 10.00 each kit/person

This knife sheath ( 44123-00) will accommodate an open blade up to 7 inches in length. In class, you will be stamping on the bare leather to personalize your kit, using tools we will provide here. There are many choices to designs. You will have the option to dye the sheath or leave it natural and also be taught how to do a saddle stitching to sew it together. The sheath will be ready to take along with you after class. Rivet setting will be taught with this kit also. LIMIT 6 STUDENTS PER CLASS. Please call to reserve your seat in class. Students under 15 are required to have an adult for supervision and assistance with tools and dyes.

 

5 inch Dreamcatcher

August 12

10 am-12 pm

$ 6.00 each kit/person

Catch the bad dreams with our kit # 4354-00. Learn how to wrap the metal ring with suede lacing, and then make the spider web design inside. A beautiful piece to hang in your house and be proud to say “ I made this”. LIMIT 6 STUDENTS PER CLASS. Students under 15 are required to have an adult for supervision with sharp cutting tools.

 

 

MILWAUKEE TANDY LEATHER CUSTOMER APPRECIATION AND MANAGER 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY DAY !!

August 19

12 pm-4 pm

FREE

I personally would like to THANK all the customers that have supported me and the store for the 10 years I have been employed here, including 6 years where I have been your Store Manager. Without you and your continued patronage, I would NOT be the manager I am today. That said, I invite you to come in on August 19th and enjoy the celebration with us.

 

Guest Carver and Leather Crafter Al Brand will be demonstrating carving techniques and answer questions about carving. He owns several businesses, which includes a booming Custom Leather and Motor Cycle Accessory line of products. He makes beautiful seats, fringed items, belts, wallets, etc.

 

For every $ 50 spent in merchandise ( does not include taxes or shipping), we will give you a ticket to fill out to be put in a drawing for a $ 25 Tandy Gift Card ! ( ex: spend

$ 225 and receive 4 tickets to enter). Full name, address, telephone number and email are required to be valid entries on each ticket or it will void that entry. PHONE ORDER CUSTOMERS: We welcome your orders as well, but please let us know you wish to be entered upon receiving your total. Entries will NOT be automatic. DRAWING WILL BE HELD AT 3 PM

 

Hides and Sides Sale! Hair on Cowhides, hair on calf hides, 9157-50 series Oak Leaf Veg Tan Tooling Sides and sheepskins! Check out our manager specials and discontinued/close out item area for a sweet deal on products.

 

Cake, coffee, water and soda available to celebrate.

 

 

Notepad Kit # 4187-00

August 26

10 am-12 pm

$ 15.00 each kit/person

Approximately 1 inch thick unlined style notepad for all your important thoughts and project ideas. In class we will be stamping and designing on the unfinished and undyed leather cover, dyeing that and then assembling the pieces. A sam brown button will be used and applied as a closure.  LIMIT 4 STUDENTS PER CLASS. Students under 15 are required to have an adult for supervision in using the tools and dyes.

 

Adult Moccasins

September 9

10 am- 12 pm

$ 15.00 each kit/person

Call ahead to reserve your spot and size of moccasin kit please! We are accepting 6 STUDENTS for the class. Out of our 4601 series kits, you will learn how to lace a real suede leather moccasin and can wear them home! Students under 15 are required to have an adult for supervision with sharp cutting tools.

 

Black Cuff Bracelet with Conchos and Round Spot Adornment

September 23

10 am-12 pm

$ 15.00 each kit/person

Using a piece of pre dyed black belt leather, we will show you how to cut the cuff from the strap,  set round spots # 1330 nickel color along both edges of the cuff and incorporate 3 rivet back conchos # 1344-14 nickel color, as well for more BLING factor. You will also set 2 line 20 snaps as closures. LIMIT 6 STUDENTS PER CLASS. Students under 15 are required to have adult supervision due to the very sharp cutting tools we have to use in this class.

 

 

Please contact store for class details.
Milwaukee135@tandyleather.com
Phone: 414-529-5725
Toll Free: 877-529-5725
5606 South 108th St
Hales Corners, WI 53130

Minneapolis, MN #129 Leathercraft Classes

JULY 29, 2017

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Suspenders & Belts

Cost: $20.00 per student for leather

If you have ever wanted to make a set of leather suspenders but didn’t know where to begin, this is the class for you!  Students will be able to choose whether they would like to complete a pair of suspenders or a belt.  The cost of the class includes leather, but students will have to buy hardware separate.  Payment for the class must be made at the time of registration, and a minimum of four students must be registered or class will be canceled.  For more information or to register, please call 952-881-6799.

 

FRIDAYS

9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Open Table

Cost is FREE!

Need to borrow a bigger table to cut your leather?  Want to learn how to use a new type of hardware?  Open Table is the time to do it!  We will have our table available for use all day.  If you would like to see a demo of a tool or type of hardware, we would prefer that you call ahead so we can get everything set up and ready, but if you have a few extra minutes to spare (or even if you just forget), we will happily set up for an impromptu class.

Please contact store for class details.
Minneapolis129@tandyleather.com
Phone: 952-881-6799
Toll Free: 800-588-0037
8901-03 Penn Ave South
Bloomington, MN 55431

Nashville, TN #131 Leathercraft Classes

August 5rd, 12th, and 19th, 10 am
Beginning Leather Crafts with Keven Sutton sequence - This class sequence is geared toward entry level leather tooling and carving. This sequence teaches basic tool control, depth control, how to properly case leather, swivel knife technique, geometric tool layout, dyeing technique, resisting technique, and basic traditional floral techniques. You will get to keep all the projects you do in the class. The first class is floral work and swivel knife work, and the second focuses on dyeing and coloring. (Free)

Please contact store for class details.
Nashville131@tandyleather.com
Phone: 615-833-1635
Toll Free: 877-833-1635
405 Harding Industrial Dr.
Nashville, TN 37211

New Orleans, LA #20 Leathercraft Classes
Please contact store for class details.
NewOrleans020@tandyleather.com
Phone: 504-733-0054
Toll Free: 800-257-4853
5610 Jefferson Hwy
Elmwood, LA 70123

North Hollywood, CA #140 Leathercraft Classes

July 29,2017

10:00am-1pm

Tote bag

Class fee: $20 + materials (Leather, thread and needles)

In this class, you will make a casual tote bag. We will teach you how to cut the leather, set rivets, and hand stitch with the saddle stitch technique.

Please contact store for class details.
NorthHollywood140@tandyleather.com
Phone: 818-763-1264
Toll Free: 800-882-3904
6436 Bellingham Ave
North Hollywood, CA 91606

Nyack, NY #179 Leathercraft Classes

July/29/17

Staff Available from 10am – 2pm

Project Day

Instructor(s):  Denise & Shanae

All Ages Welcome

Cost:  FREE

 

Are you stuck on a project?  Just have some questions on how to use a tool or get an effect on leather?  Looking for a little guidance as to how to proceed with your project, pattern or idea?  This Project Day is for you!  During the hours of 10am – 2pm our staff will be available to answer questions, offer guidance, provide honest critiques’ (with no judgment!), or generally help nudge you towards the even better Leathersmith that we see in you!   Bring your project in and work at our tables during these hours.  While we can’t do the work for you or provide tools, we are very excited to help guide you to completion on that stubborn project.

 

Space is limited, though no reservations are needed.  Just bring in what you’re working on and any tools if necessary, and we’ll provide our extensive leather know-how.

Please contact store for class details.
Nyack179@tandyleather.com
Phone: 845-480-3588
Toll Free: 877-892-1214
298 Main St.
Nyack, NY 10960

Oklahoma City #102 Leathercraft Classes

 July 29, 2017

10 AM – 1 PM

Eagle with American flag background (PART 2 of 2)

Description/Instructions: Continuation of our eagle class, this will be finishing the portrait this will include dye and paint if time allows

Tools Needed: Ballpoint modeling tool, Craftool 6891 & 6895, craft knife

Cost: none, must have paid for part 1 of class

Please contact store for class details.
OklahomaCity102@tandyleather.com
Phone: 405-495-7862
Toll Free: 877-428-5754
6125 W. Reno Ave., #200
Oklahoma City, OK 73127

Omaha, NE #127 Leathercraft Classes

July 29 to Aug 12, 2017; 10AM to 12 Noon

Basic leather carving class, tracing and transferring patterns to leather

Basic use of the 6 basic tools, basketweave stamping.

Completed and laced Coin pouch

Alternate methods also discussed, home work.

Deluxe carving set #55502-00 or your own tools and Kit #44126-01 and #4111-00

Call store to sign up 402-571-3339

 

July 24 to Aug 12, 2017; 10AM to 12 Noon

Basic leather carving class, tracing and transferring patterns to leather

Basic use of the 6 basic tools, basketweave stamping.

Completed and laced Coin pouch

Alternate methods also discussed, home work.

Deluxe carving set #55502-00 or your own tools and Kit #44126-01 and #4111-00

Call store to sign up 402-571-3339

 

July 29 to Aug 12, 2017; 1PM to 3PM

Making a billfold from scratch

Students make a copy of billfold patterns to keep

Transfer patterns to leather and lining material

Cut out the above materials

Assemble billfold from above parts

Student to tool and finish billfold as homework

Cost $30.00

Call store to sign up 402-571-3339

 

 

Please contact store for class details.
Omaha127@tandyleather.com
Phone: 402-571-3339
Toll Free: 800-675-7530
8445 W. Center Rd.
Omaha, NE 68124

Orem, UT #171 Leathercraft Classes

By Appointment

Beginning Tooling Class

**Free**

Learn to how to transfer a pattern on the leather, use a swivel knife and the basic 7 tools for tooling. You can borrow our tools for this class to see how you like it then buy your own set! Learn the basics about leather while stamping out a beautiful design into leather. Tooling is the perfect way to customize your projects!

1st & 3rd Saturdays of every month (excluding holidays)

9:30am-11:00am 

**Free**

Come in to learn everything you’ll need to know about setting any of our hardware as well as tips to get it set right. Basic hand stitching (saddle stitch) for hand sewing projects. (Limit 6 per class)

Belt Making Class 

Every Monday

4pm-6pm

$35 Class Fee

Make a belt from start to finish. Using a belt blank, sizing the belt to fit, learning edge beveling and edge slicking, dying and finishing the belt then complete with a belt keeper and basic buckle. Come make a leather belt that will last for years! (Limit 4 per class)

Journal Making Class

Every Tuesday 4pm – 6pm

$30 Class Fee

Come make a 9” x 6” leather journal with stitching the signatures (pages) directly to the leather and your choice of closure. Very popular class. (Limit 6 per class)

 

CALL TO SCHEDULE, CLASSES CAN FILL FAST.

Please contact store for class details.
Orem171@tandyleather.com
Phone: 801-802-6360
Toll Free: 855-837-3894
541 North 1200 West
Orem, UT 84057

Please contact store for class details.
Orem171@tandyleather.com
Phone: 801-802-6360
Toll Free: 855-837-3894
541 North 1200 West
Orem, UT 84057

Orlando, FL #125 Leathercraft Classes

July 29th

Briefcase

Cost: $80

Materials: Mallet or Maul, Diamond Punches/Awl, Utility Knife, T Square Ruler, Edge Beveler and slicker. YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR OWN TOOLS

Description: In this class, you will learn to create a briefcase out of leather that can be used for decades! You’ll learn pattern making, cutting, dying, finishing, edging and stitching.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 July 26th

Kids Class 7 and Up

Cost: $5

Materials: None

Description: In this class, we will be using basic stamping techniques and paints to create a custom luggage tag out of leather! These skills are fun and easy to learn, and will allow you to customize future projects. Parental supervision is required.

 

August 2nd and August 5th

Belt

Cost: $20

Materials: Mallet or Maul, Utility Knife, T Square Ruler, Edge Beveler and slicker, Strip & Strap cutter, hole punch, oblong punch. YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR OWN TOOLS

Description: Make a belt from start to finish. You will learn how to size the belt to fit, edge beveling, edge slicking, dyeing and finishing the belt with a belt keeper and basic buckle. Come make a leather belt that will last for years! 

 

August 9th and August 12th

Leather 101

Cost: $5

Materials: None

Description: Come in and learn from our knowledgeable staff about everything that we carry in the store as we give you an extensive tour and explanation of every item. 

 

August 9th and August 12th

Open Table

COST: FREE

Materials: None

Description: Have a project that you need help on?  Have some general questions that need to be answered?  This is the day for you!  Bring your projects and/or questions in today and we will help you out as best we can.

 

 

August 23th and August 26th 

Carly Fringe Kit

Cost: $50

Materials: Mallet or Maul, Utility Knife, T Square Ruler. YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR OWN TOOLS

Description:  In this class we’ll help guide you through the process of assembling a Carly Fringe kit from start to finish!

 

 

 August 30th and September 2nd

Gun Holster   

Cost: $30

Materials: Mallet or Maul, Diamond Punches/Awl, Utility Knife, T Square Ruler, Edge Beveler and slicker. YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR OWN TOOLS

Description: In this class we will go over the basics of making a concealed carry leather gun holster including: laying out a patter, cutting the leather, choosing the angle of the holster, wet molding, and putting the holster together by either stitching or lacing. BRING YOUR PISTOL, BUT IT MUST BE UNLOADED WITH SLIDE BACK/MAG OUT AND CHECKED AT THE FRONT COUNTER.

Please contact store for class details.
Orlando125@tandyleather.com
Phone: 407-677-7002
Toll Free: 866-201-0158
6921 University Blvd
Winter Park, FL 32792

Oxnard, CA #163 Leathercraft Classes

Tooling

Saturday July 29, 2017

10 am

Non-Members $10 (Members $Free)

                Come in and learn the basic tools needed to tool out designs and patterns on your projects.

Please contact store for class details.
Oxnard163@tandyleather.com
Phone: 805-483-4400
Toll Free: 866-677-7579
420 South A. Street
Oxnard, CA 93030

Peoria, IL #113 Leathercraft Classes

July 29th, 2017

 

Holster class. Bring in your favorite piece and make a holster from scratch. All firearms must be unloaded and checked prior to the class.

  Class Fee:  $40 for members (retail: $50) all materials included in the class)

 

 

 

ALL CLASSES ARE HANDS ON

*Space is limited, Please Call Today to Reserve your spot*

Please contact store for class details.
Peoria113@tandyleather.com
Phone: 309-681-1671
Toll Free: 866-609-2979
3807 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615

Philadelphia, PA #181 Leathercraft Classes

July 29th

Acid Washed Calfskin Purse (Advanced Class) / Time: 10AM-12PM / Cost: $75.00

Special Guest Instructor Class: Danielle Hughes

Danielle Hughes will be in the store with us today, and showing us how to make gorgeous hair-on acid washed calf skin purses. Each of these bags is unique and can be personalized several different ways. The cost of the class requires all required materials for the class including the calf skin. If you would like to see an example of the bag, please stop by the store. Limit of 6 people for this class, payment is the only way to reserve a spot for this class.

 

 

August 5th

Basic Leather Tooling  / Time 10AM-12PM /  Free

Come learn the art of basic leather tooling using our basic 7 tool set. Please contact store for availability, these basic classes fill up quickly so sign-up early!

 

August 12th

Basic Tippman Boss Stitcher Instructional Period  /  Time: 10AM-12PM  /  Cost: Free

This will be a basic instructional period on how to threat and operate the Tippman Boss Stitching Machine. If you’ve ever been curious on how the machine works, this is the class for you!

 

August 19th

Lacing & Sewing  / Time: 10AM-12PM  / Cost: Free

A basic class to show the basics of lacing and stitching leather together. Good for all levels of experience.

 

August 26th

Advanced Leather Dying Class / Time: 10AM-12PM / Cost: $20 / Maximum of 8 students

This class will cover many of the more advanced dying techniques such as Block Dying and Cloth Dying. Cost of the class includes the Coloring with Eco-Flo book for all students to keep.

Requirements for class: One piece of simple tooled leather (See the August 5th class above).

Please contact store for class details.
Philadelphia181@tandyleather.com
Phone: 215-543-3509
Toll Free: 844-730-5029
11000 Roosevelt Blvd, Ste 300
Philadelphia, PA 19116

Phoenix, AZ #07 Leathercraft Classes

AUGUST 5, 2017

WRISTBAND CLASS: Appointment only, free class.

 

We will provide pre-cut and hardware ready wristbands for you to bring your own stamps to decorate and you can choose to dye the band from the colors below:

 

  • Fuchsia (Pink)
  • Bordeaux (Dark Brown)
  • Navy Blue
  • Red
  • Sea Foam (Green)

 

AUGUST 12, 2017

LACING & STITCHING CLASS: Appointment only, free class.

Student must supply purchase or provide their own materials (needles, waxed thread, and leather lace). Learn how to do lace two pieces of leather together and how to do the popular saddle stitch.

 

AUGUST 19, 2017

HARDWARE SETTING: Appointment only, free class.

 

Learn how to set Double Cap/Copper rivets, Eyelets, and Line 20 snaps.

 

AUGUST 26, 2017

BASIC TOOLING AND STAMPING: Appointment only, free class.

 

This class will teach you the valuable basics of leather stamping and carving. You’ll learn the proper use of the 6 basic stamping tools, the swivel knife, plus a few other handy tips and tricks!

 

Each student must purchase or provide their own tools. Tools necessary for the class are below:

 

  • Swivel Knife
  • Seeder
  • Backgrounder
  • Veiner
  • Camouflage
  • Pear Shade
  • Mallet

 

 

****CLASS SIZE LIMIT 3 ****  Students must be 13 years or older. Please call 2-3 days in advance to reserve your spot. Late sign-ups and walk-ins are not permitted. (602) 271-4088

 

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER 2, 2017

WRISTBAND CLASS: Appointment only, free class.

 

Students must bring their own stamping tools. We will provide pre-cut and hardware ready wristbands for you to bring your own stamps to decorate and you can choose to dye the band from the colors below:

 

  • Fuchsia (Pink)
  • Bordeaux (Dark Brown)
  • Navy Blue
  • Red
  • Sea Foam (Green)

 

SEPTEMBER 9, 2017

BASIC TOOLING AND STAMPING: Appointment only, free class.

 

This class will teach you the valuable basics of leather stamping and carving. You’ll learn the proper use of the 6 basic stamping tools, the swivel knife, plus a few other handy tips and tricks!

 

Each student must purchase or provide their own tools. Tools necessary for the class are below:

 

  • Swivel Knife
  • Seeder
  • Backgrounder
  • Veiner
  • Camouflage
  • Pear Shade
  • Mallet

 

SEPTEMBER 16, 2017

COASTER CLASS: Appointment only, free class.

Students must provide their own stamping tools. We will provide a pre-cut coaster for students to decorate with their stamps and you can choose to dye the coaster from the colors below:

 

  • Fuchsia (Pink)
  • Bordeaux (Dark Brown)
  • Navy Blue
  • Red
  • Sea Foam (Green)

 

SEPTEMBER 23, 2017

HARDWARE SETTING: Appointment only, free class.

 

Learn how to set Double Cap/Copper rivets, Eyelets, and Line 20 snaps.

****CLASS SIZE LIMIT 3 ****  Students must be 13 years or older. Please call 2-3 days in advance to reserve your spot. Late sign-ups and walk-ins are not permitted. (602) 271-4088

 

Please contact store for class details.
Phoenix007@tandyleather.com
Phone: 602-271-4088
Toll Free: 800-332-2203
425 N 19th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85009-3845

Phoenix, AZ #141 Leathercraft Classes

July 29

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Basic Tooling

Free

This is a beginning tooling class.  You will need a mallet and a basic 7 kit (8170-00) or the equivalent in tools, ask if you have questions.  The leather and knowledge is provided.

 

July 29

04:00 p.m. – 06:00 p.m.

Makers Night

Free

This after-hours event is for those that are attempting to sell their hobby or have a small business selling on Etsy, E-bay, fairs, shows, or other venues.  Come in and network with others who are doing or attempting to do what you are.  Share issues, successes, and ask questions of each other.  There will be water and snacks available.  Come join us for some socializing and fun.

 

August 5

10:00a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Open Table

Come and use our table and ask questions or work on your projects.  Space is limited time allowed at the table is based on number of people who wish to use it.  Some tools will be available for use.

 

August 12

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Knife Sheath

$30.00

This is a fold over knife sheath.  Designed for a fixed blade knife with a cross guard.  Bring in your knife and make a custom sheath, we will stitch and dye together.  Call with any questions.  You will need to bring a knife to cut leather, if you have stitching tools you may bring them some will be available for sharing.

 

August 19

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Basic Tooling

Free

A great introduction to tooling.  You will need the basic 7 tools (feel free to ask what these are). Swivel knife and mallet as well as a bit of humor and patience.

 

August 26

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Noseband

$25.00

This is a Noseband for a horse.  It includes the leather and some decorative rivets (you pick color and size).  Anything else you would like to add can be purchased and added to the project. Everything needed will be supplied, this is a beginner class and an easy great project.

Please contact store for class details.
Phoenix141@tandyleather.com
Phone: 602-993-1740
Toll Free: 800-882-9813
3434 W Greenway Road #103
Phoenix, AZ 85053

Pittsburgh, PA #118 Leathercraft Classes

Thursday July 27th - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Open Table - Free

Join us for our open table time. Bring in your project and tools and use our workspace. This is a great time to get advice and feedback on leatherworking. Meet other local leathercrafters and exchange leathercraft knowledge and ideas.

 

Saturday July 29th – 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Basic Tooling – Free

Basic Tooling classes are our most popular class. This class is perfect for beginners or anyone new to tooling leather. The best way to learn is by using your own tools, so we ask that you have at least the following basic tools: swivel knife, beveler, camouflage tool, veiner, seeder, pear shader, and backgrounder. These tools can be purchased before or during the class. Please feel free to contact us for tool suggestions or if you have any questions.

Please contact store for class details.
Pittsburgh118@tandyleather.com
Phone: 724-830-8808
Toll Free: 800-246-8813
1075 S. Main St., Suite 108
Greensburg, PA 15601

Portland, OR #21 Leathercraft Classes

July 29th

10AM – 3PM:

Folded Clutch:

Cost: $25.00:

Instructor: Ray

Description/Instructions: Join us this month in building your very own custom evening clutch purse. It features a folded and stitched design to deliver a 5” x 9” clutch with two inner compartments. Bag dimensions will be large enough for most daily carry items. In this class, you will learn the basics of design, layout, assembly techniques, stitching, hardware setting, dyeing and finishing.

 

 

August 5th

10AM to 3PM:

Open Table:

Cost: free

Description/Instructions: Does a project have you stumped? Not sure you have all the right tools, need help putting a project together, or do you just need extra space to work? Get answers to your questions, participate in demonstrations, and even use some of our tools the first Saturday of each month.

 

August 12th

10am to 3PM:

SPECIAL Holster Making Workshop:

 Instructor: Bobby Rose

Description/Instructions: Learn from master holster and saddle maker Bobby Rose in a special two-day workshop. With over 30 years of crafting experience, this workshop is sure to be filled with information and hands on tricks. Raw materials will be provided, though students are advised to bring along their own tools. Space is limited so be sure to reserve your spot today! For additional information, please contact Tandy Leather Portland or Bobby Rose at rockingrholsters@gmail.com 

 

August 19th

10AM -3PM:

SPECIAL Leather Top Hat:

Instructor: Dave Matteson

Description/Instructions: Is your leathercrafting skill suck in 2D? If so, join us with guest instructor Dave Matteson to leather the art of patternmaking and create your very own custom top hat. Other skills will include cutting, punching, and lacing. Great class for those interested in steampunk and costume design! For additional Information, please contact Tandy Leather Portland.

Please contact store for class details.
Portland021@tandyleather.com
Phone: 503-255-8818
Toll Free: 888-277-3360
13221 NE Whitaker Way
Portland, OR 97230-1128

Raleigh, NC #148 Leathercraft Classes

4-Week Basic Class begins the 1st Saturday of every month. 10:30am-1:30pm

Please contact store for class details.
Raleigh148@tandyleather.com
Phone: 919-981-0021
Toll Free: 888-812-0010
6514 Old Wake Forest Rd, Ste 130
Raleigh, NC 27616

Rapid City, SD #166 Leathercraft Classes

July 29 – Aug 19, 2017   10am – Noon  (Saturdays)

Deluxe Check Wallet: Class will make a custom Check Wallet from scratch. Areas covered will include project design, leather selection, template making, decorating and coloring, and assembly. The use of craftaids will also be covered.

Cost:  Free (supplies, stamps and hand tools will need to be purchased, or bring what you have)

Limited to 8 students.

Please contact store for class details.
RapidCity166@tandyleather.com
Phone: 605-342-2221
Toll Free: 877-800-1853
514 Seventh St
Rapid City, SD 57701

Reno, NV #123 Leathercraft Classes

July 29, 2017

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Open Class: limit 5 people

Cost: Free

Do you have a project you need help with? Maybe you have some questions regarding your project or on any of our products. Come on in and we would love to help you out!

We do ask that you call to sign up as we only have so much space available to conduct this class.”

Tandy Leather

775-825-7100

 

August 5, 2017

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Open Class: limit 5 people

Cost: Free

Do you have a project you need help with? Maybe you have some questions regarding your project or on any of our products. Come on in and we would love to help you out!

We do ask that you call to sign up as we only have so much space available to conduct this class.”

Tandy Leather

775-825-7100

 

 

August 12, 2017

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Open Class: limit 5 people

Cost: Free

Do you have a project you need help with? Maybe you have some questions regarding your project or on any of our products. Come on in and we would love to help you out!

We do ask that you call to sign up as we only have so much space available to conduct this class.”

Tandy Leather

775-825-7100

 

 

August 19, 2017

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Open Class: limit 5 people

Cost: Free

Do you have a project you need help with? Maybe you have some questions regarding your project or on any of our products. Come on in and we would love to help you out!

We do ask that you call to sign up as we only have so much space available to conduct this class.”

Tandy Leather

775-825-7100

 

 

 

August 26, 2017

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Open Class: limit 5 people

Cost: Free

Do you have a project you need help with? Maybe you have some questions regarding your project or on any of our products. Come on in and we would love to help you out!

We do ask that you call to sign up as we only have so much space available to conduct this class.”

Tandy Leather

775-825-7100

Please contact store for class details.
Reno123@tandyleather.com
Phone: 775-825-7100
Toll Free: 800-450-2440
2313 Kietzke Lane
Reno, NV 89502

Richmond, VA #138 Leathercraft Classes

August 5th: KNIFE SHEATH ($35.00); 10-12:30PM

You will be learning how to cut your leather from a pattern and how to put the sheath together. This is an intermediate leatherworking class, so we request that you be familiar in working with leather before signing up.

August 12th: MEDICINE POUCH ($5); 10-12:30PM

You will be learning how to make a medicine pouch for your everyday use.

August 19th: DYE DYE DYE (FREE); 10-12:30PM

You will be learning how to dye, stain and finish your leather. Be prepared to get messy, so don’t wear your best outfit.

September 2nd: OPEN WORKSHOP (FREE); 10-12:30PM

If you have any questions about any project you are working, feel free to bring in your project and work on it in our classroom. We will be available to assist you with any project.

September 9th: OPEN WORKSHOP (FREE); 10-12:30PM

If you have any questions about any project you are working, feel free to bring in your project and work on it at our work stations

October 21ST: LEATHER MASK (FREE); 10-12:30PM

Get ready for Halloween! Learn how to cut your pattern, and assemble your mask for Halloween.

November 11th: HARDWARE SETTING (FREE); 10-12:30PM

Learn how to set rivets, snaps, grommets, eyelets and studs.

December 2nd: OPEN WORKSHOP (FREE); 10-12:30PM

If you have any questions about any project you are working, feel free to bring in your project and work on it in our classroom. We will be available to assist you with any project.

*PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL CLASSES. SEATING IS LIMITED*

Please contact store for class details.
Richmond138@tandyleather.com
Phone: 804-750-9970
Toll Free: 866-755-7090
9045 W. Broad St, #130
Henrico, VA 23294

Riverdale, UT #157 Leathercraft Classes

When: Friday August 4th

Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Type of Class: Basic Tooling

Cost: Free

Description:       Learn how to transfer a pattern on the leather, use a swivel knife and the basic 7 tools for tooling. You can borrow our tools for this class to see how you like it then buy your own set! Learn the basics about leather while stamping out a beautiful design into leather. Tooling is the perfect way to customize your projects!                                  

Students must call at least 48 hrs in advance to make a seat reservation

 

When: Wednesday August 9th

Time: 9:30 am – 11:30am

Type of Class: Basic Tooling

Cost: Free

Description:       Learn how to transfer a pattern on the leather, use a swivel knife and the basic 7 tools for tooling. You can borrow our tools for this class to see how you like it then buy your own set! Learn the basics about leather while stamping out a beautiful design into leather. Tooling is the perfect way to customize your projects!                                  

Students must call at least 48 hrs in advance to make a seat reservation

 

When: Tuesday August 15th

Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Type of Class: Basic Tooling

Cost: Free

Description:       Learn how to transfer a pattern on the leather, use a swivel knife and the basic 7 tools for tooling. You can borrow our tools for this class to see how you like it then buy your own set! Learn the basics about leather while stamping out a beautiful design into leather. Tooling is the perfect way to customize your projects!                                  

Students must call at least 48 hrs in advance to make a seat reservation

 

When: Saturday August 26th

Time: 9:30 am – 11:30am

Type of Class: Basic Tooling

Cost: Free

Description:       Learn how to transfer a pattern on the leather, use a swivel knife and the basic 7 tools for tooling. You can borrow our tools for this class to see how you like it then buy your own set! Learn the basics about leather while stamping out a beautiful design into leather. Tooling is the perfect way to customize your projects!                                  

Students must call at least 48 hrs in advance to make a seat reservation

 

Please contact store for class details.
Roy157@tandyleather.com
Phone: 801-394-3006
Toll Free: 888-641-7909
699 West Riverdale Rd, Suite A
Riverdale, UT 84405

Round Rock, TX #176 Leathercraft Classes

July 29th, 2017 10:00am-2:00pm

Project Day

Class Fee:  Free

This is an excellent opportunity to practice your technique and share ideas with your fellow local leather workers. Bring your own tools, projects, and questions from home and come share our space in our store. The project group is focused on the individual so our employees are there to help you in completing your projects and answering any questions or concerns you may have while making your project. – Maximum of 5 students per class

 

Please contact store for class details.
RoundRock176@tandyleather.com
Phone: 512-248-0902
Toll Free: 855-337-7260
2001 Enterprise Dr., Ste 130
Round Rock, TX 78664

Sacramento, CA #104 Leathercraft Classes

August 12th, 2017 (Saturday)
9am – 4pm
Advanced Tooling
Cost: $100 (paid directly to Jim by cash or check on the day of class)

Join us for a rare opportunity to do an Advanced Tooling class with World Renowned Jim Linnell!  Jim worked for Tandy Leather for 40 years and is responsible for a lot of the tooling work that you see on the Tandy catalog covers.  Supply list will be provided at a later date.  Everyone will be dropped down a price level on the day of the class for required tools.  Jim is creating a special design just for this class which will be tooled onto our Journal Kit #4186-03.  Retail value of this journal is $59.99 but special class price is $25.  You will need to provide all necessary tools/kits for this class.  Limited spots available, first come first served.  1-866-817-3135

 

August 18th, 2017 (Friday)
9:30am – 5:30pm
Steampunk Respirator Mask
Cost $35

Learn how to make a cool Steampunk themed mask!  You will learn how to cut and transfer a pattern onto leather.  Then learn how to punch holes, set grommets and how to stitch it all together using the two needle method.  Beginning leather workers welcome! There will be a 1 hour lunch break.  Plenty of places to eat in the immediate area. Cost of the class includes all necessary materials and a one time discount will be given for any materials you wish to purchase after class.   Class size is limited to 8 students.  Call the store or drop in for more details and to sign up.  1-866-817-3135

 

August 26th, 2017 (Saturday)
9:30am – 1pm
Jonelifish Traveler’s Journal
Cost: $40

Come learn how to make a Traveler’s Journal with the one and only Jonel Imutan of Jonelifish!  www.jonelifish.com  Make a one of a kind Traveler’s Journal to fit your personality!  Cost of the class includes all necessary materials and a one time discount will be given for any materials you wish to purchase after class.  Class size is limited to 8 students.  Call the store or drop in for more details and to sign up. 1-866-817-3135

 

September 9th, 2017 (Saturday)
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Beginning Tooling
Cost: Free

This beginning tooling class will teach you how to transfer an image onto your leather and make it come to life using a swivel knife and the six basic tooling tools.  All you need is the Basic 7 tool kit and the desire to learn!  We will provide everything else you need.  Class size is limited to 8 students.  Call the store or drop in for more details and to sign up. 1-866-817-3135

 

September 22nd, 2017 (Friday)
9:30am – 5:30pm
Ladies Corset Belt
Cost: $60

Come learn how to make a Ladies Corset Belt!  Skills will include cutting and transferring a pattern onto leather.  You will also decorate the belt in any manner you choose using our embossing stamps.  Complete the look by dying the belt any color you like. There will be a 1 hour lunch break.  Plenty of places to eat in the immediate area. Cost of the class includes all necessary materials and a one time discount will be given for any materials you wish to purchase after class.   Class size is limited to 8 students.  Call the store or drop in for more details and to sign up.  1-866-817-3135

 

September 23rdnd, 2017 (Saturday)
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Color Class
Cost: Free

Are you confused by all the different dye options Tandy offers or looking to experiment more with colors you normally do not use?  Then this class is for you!  This hands on class will explain how all of our dyes, antiques, all-in-ones, waterstains, cova colors, highlight color stains and oil dyes work.  We will also go into mixing colors, layering techniques and how to break all the color rules to make one of a kind custom colors!  All materials provided. Class size is limited to 8 students.  Call the store or drop in for more details and to sign up. 1-866-817-3135

 

September 25th, 2017 (Sunday)
*Show: Folsom Street Fair (www.folsomstreetevents.org)
Time: 11am – 6pm on Sunday

Location: Folsom street, between 8th and 13th street - San Francisco, CA

This is going to be new event for us! We will be attending the Folsom Street Fair this year in collaboration with our San Bruno store! This unique event will be a new venture into new and exciting opportunities considering all things leather!

 

September 30th, 2017 (Saturday)
9:30am – 2:30pm
Expandable Flower Pot Holder
Cost: $25

Learn how to make this cute Expandable Flower Pot Holder out of leather!  Skills include the transferring and cutting of a pattern onto leather.  You can decorate the holder in any manner you wish and dye it a color that suits you.  Beginners welcome! Cost of the class includes all necessary materials and a one time discount will be given for any materials you wish to purchase after class.  Class size is limited to 8 students.  Call the store or drop in for more details and to sign up. 1-866-817-3135

 

October 6th, 2017 (Friday)
9:30am – 5:30pm
Clutch Wallet
Cost: $40

Join the fun and learn how to make a wallet out of leather!  Skills include how to cut and transfer a pattern onto the leather.  Learn how to add a coin pouch, set in a zipper, add hardware, dye the leather and much more.  There will be a 1 hour lunch break.  Plenty of places to eat in the immediate area. Cost of the class includes all necessary materials and a one time discount will be given for any materials you wish to purchase after class.  Class size is limited to 8 students.  Call the store or drop in for more details and to sign up.  1-866-817-3135

 

October 7th, 2017 (Saturday)
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Color Class
Cost: Free

Are you confused by all the different dye options Tandy offers or looking to experiment more with colors you normally do not use?  Then this class is for you!  This hands on class will explain how all of our dyes, antiques, all-in-ones, waterstains, cova colors, highlight color stains and oil dyes work.  We will also go into mixing colors, layering techniques and how to break all the color rules to make one of a kind custom colors!  All materials provided. Class size is limited to 8 students.  Call the store or drop in for more details and to sign up. 1-866-817-3135

 

October 14th, 2017 (Saturday)
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Beginning Tooling
Cost: Free

This beginning tooling class will teach you how to transfer an image onto your leather and make it come to life using a swivel knife and the six basic tooling tools.  All you need is the Basic 7 tool kit and the desire to learn!  We will provide everything else you need.  Class size is limited to 8 students.  Call the store or drop in for more details and to sign up. 1-866-817-3135

 

 

October 20th, 2017 (Friday)
10:00am – 5:00pm
CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY! – Open Class
Cost: FREE!

Please join us for a special event, just for YOU, our amazing customers! We will be providing an open classroom for any questions/advice/help you might have about a project you’re working on or have any questions about our products. We will have refreshments for you and we will be doing a raffle!! When you come in and purchase anything with us that day, you are eligible to enter to win a $10 Tandy Leather gift card!

If you want to attend the open class, please give us a call so we can accommodate you correctly. We can take 4 people per hour.

 

 

October 21st, 2017 (Saturday)
9:30am – 2:30pm
6 Hook Key Case
Cost: $10

Keys all bunched up and a mess?  Come and make a 6 Hook Key Case and get yourself organized!  Skills include how to cut and transfer a pattern onto leather, how to emboss a pattern and how to use our dyes to finish it off.  Beginners welcome!  Cost of the class includes all necessary materials and a one time discount will be given for any materials you wish to purchase after class.  Class size is limited to 8 students.  Call the store or drop in for more details and to sign up. 1-866-817-3135

 

**Classes will resume in January 2018 after this last class due to the Holiday Season. (November – December). **

Please contact store for class details.
Sacramento104@tandyleather.com
Phone: 916-483-3350
Toll Free: 866-817-3135
4103 Northgate Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95834

St. Louis, MO #130 Leathercraft Classes

July 29, 2017

10AM-12PM; 1PM-3PM

Clutch Purse Making

Cost: Free Attendance/Cost of materials and tools

Description: We will be going over how to make a clutch purse from scratch. Skills taught will include tracing a pattern, cutting out leather, punching holes for stitching/lacing, installing hardware, and how to use lace and thread to assemble. The morning portion will go over how to make the basic form, and then in the afternoon we will go over closures and strap attachments. Class attendance is free, you must purchase or bring the tools and materials you will be using for your project. Suggested materials list can be provided by calling or stopping by the store.

Please contact store for class details.
SaintLouis130@tandyleather.com
Phone: 314-842-2540
Toll Free: 866-532-8922
13078 Tesson Ferry Rd
St. Louis, MO 63128

St. Paul, MN #158 Leathercraft Classes

August 5th, 2017 9:15 am to 1215 pm

 

Basic Tooling Class part 1

 

Class Fee: Free with the basic 7 tools

 

This is a great class for beginners or someone looking for a refresher course. We will be going over the basic 7 tools and how to use them while tooling a simple flower pattern. Maximum of 6 students

 

Please contact store for class details.

 

 

August 12th, 2017 9:15 am to 12:15 pm

Beginning tooling class part 2

 

**Free**

 

Learn how to transfer a pattern on the leather, use a swivel knife and the basic 7 tools for tooling.  You    can borrow our tools for this class to see how you like it than buy your own set!  Learn the basics about leather while stamping out a beautiful design into leather.  Tooling is the perfect way to customize your projects!

 

 

August 19th, 2017

9:15 am to 12:15 pm

Hardware and Sewing Class

 

**Free**

 

Come in and learn everything you’ll need to know about setting any of our hardware as well as tips to get it set right.  Basic hand stitching (saddle stitch) for hand sewing projects.  (limit 6 per class)

August 26th, 2017

9:15 am to 12:15 pm

Journal Making Class

 

Come make a 9” x 6” leather journal with stitching the signatures (pages) directly to the leather and your choice of closure.  (limit 6 per class)

 

 

 

September 2nd, 2017 to October 7th, 2017.

Holster / Rig Making Class

 

Saturdays (6-weeks in duration)

 

9:15 am Start Time concluding at 13:15 each Saturday for a period of 6-weeks.

 

Sign Up in Advance

 

Instructor Fee: $50.00

 

What you’ll need:

 

All Materials to create the Holster/Rig of Choice

 

 

 

In this class, we will cover a wide range of holsters for a western revolver to a concealed semi-automatic style. This class will last a period of 6-weeks from start to finish.

Please contact store for class details.
StPaul158@tandyleather.com
Phone: 651-495-9400
Toll Free: 888-760-0004
1950 W County Road C #100
Roseville, MN 55113

San Antonio, TX #14 Leathercraft Classes

July 29th, 2017 9:00am-1:30pm

Leather Cuff

Materials: Covered in cost of class

Class Fee: $15/$10 Members. Maximum of 6 students.

We will be walking you through the cutting, stamping, dyeing and finishing processes of making your very own leather cuff. This is a great class for young leatherworkers 12 and up.

 

August 5th

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Intro to Sheridan Carving 

Cost- Free

We will be going over how to draw and tool a basic Sheridan pattern while answering any questions that may arise.                                                                                                                      Tools required: Swivel knife, Basic 7 stamp set.                                                                                                                               8 students per class. Please be sure to call the store and reserve your spot.

 

August 12th

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Intro to Sheridan Carving Cont.

Cost- Free

We will be finishing up on the tooling of our Sheridan pattern then go over some blocking and dying techniques.                                                                                                                                              8 students per class. Please be sure to call the store and reserve your spot.

 

August 19th

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Lacing and Stitching Demo 

Cost- Free

During this hour long Demo we will go over a few different types of lacing and stitching as well as the tools needed for each type.                                                                                                                                                                                                This is a free demo – Come one, come all

 

August 26th

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Open Table 

Cost- Free

This is a great time to come in and use our space or ask any questions you might have.

Please contact store for class details.
SanAntonio014@tandyleather.com
Phone: 210-647-5800
Toll Free: 800-541-2031
5710 Mobud
San Antonio, TX 78238-1819

Salt Lake City, UT #11 Leathercraft Classes

By Appointment Only

Beginning tooling class

**Free**

Learn how to transfer a pattern on the leather, use a swivel knife and the basic 7 tools for tooling.  You    can borrow our tools for this class to see how you like it than buy your own set!  Learn the basics about leather while stamping out a beautiful design into leather.  Tooling is the perfect way to customize your projects! 

 

1st & 3rd Saturdays of Every month (except holidays)

9:30 am – 11:00 am

Hardware and Sewing Class

**Free**

Come in and learn everything you’ll need to know about setting any of our hardware as well as tips to get it set right.  Basic hand stitching (saddle stitch) for hand sewing projects.  (limit 6 per class)

 

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Belt Making Class

Every Friday

$35.00 Class Fee

Make a belt from start to finish.  Using a belt blank, sizing the belt to fit, learning edge beveling and edge slicking, dyeing and finishing the belt, then complete with a belt keeper and basic buckle.  Come make a leather belt that will last for years!  (limit 4 per class)

 

Every Tuesday

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Journal Making Class

Come make a 9” x 6” leather journal with stitching the signatures (pages) directly to the leather and your choice of closure.  Very popular class. (limit 6 per class)

CALL TO SCHEDULE, CLASSES CAN FILL FAST

Please contact store for class details.
SaltLakeCity011@tandyleather.com
Phone: 801-531-7625
Toll Free: 800-448-9250
1107 S State St
Salt Lake City, UT 84111-4527

Salt Lake City, UT #106 Leathercraft Classes

BASIC 7 BEGINNING TOOLING

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

OR

2:00 PM-4:00 PM

By Appointment

What you’ll need:

Basic 7 Tool Kit

Leather Project of Choice

 

Once you have purchased that Basic 7 Tool Kit-do you know how to use it? This class teaches you the basics of using each tool-which opens up a new world of customization to you.

 

 

HOLSTER/RIG MAKING CLASS

Saturdays (4-6 weeks)

10:00 AM Start Time

Sign Up in Advance

Instructor Fee: $50.00

What you’ll need:

All Materials to create the Holster/Rig of Choice

 

Taught by outside instructor Rick Kapsimalis-who can make a range of holsters for a western revolver to a concealed automatic style-this course is taught only 3-4 times a year. Each class lasts 4-6 weeks depending on what work students get done outside of the weekly session.

We have some completed rigs to help you decide which you like best.

 

 

 

 

RIVETS, SNAPS, ODDS, AND ENDS

Drop-In

OR

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

OR

2:00 PM-4:00 PM

By Appointment

What you’ll need:

Questions

Tools

Project of Choice

 

Any questions on a tool you’ve purchased or a technique needed for a project? Call or drop by and we’ll do our best to show you how to set those rivets and snaps while you’re in.

If it’s something a bit more time intensive-such as stitching and lacing techniques-definitely call to check availability or even schedule a time.

 

 

 

 

Tandy Leather

Phone: 801-966-4117 Toll Free: 800-507-8479

9347 South 700 East

Sandy Utah 84070

SaltLakeCity106@tandyleather.com

Fax: 801-966-5950

 

Please note, we face 700 East looking West-just a bit North of the 9400 South and 700 East intersection.

Please contact store for class details.
SaltLakeCity106@tandyleather.com
Phone: 801-966-0144
Toll Free: 800-507-8479
9347 South 700 E
Sandy, UT 84070

San Antonio, TX #147 Leathercraft Classes

July 29- Open Table

            Bring in your own project for us to help you with

 

August 5- Wallet Making kit

             Materials Needed: Wallet kit (optional materials: stains)

 

August 12- Basic Tooling

            Materials Needed: Basic tool set

 

August 19- Survival Knife Sheath

Materials Needed: Veg-tanned leather of your choice, craft knife, waxed thread, needles, hole punch

 

August 26- Open Table

            Bring in your own project for us to help you

 

September 2- Bracer Armor Piece 

Materials Needed: Veg-tanned leather of your choice, rivets, rivet setter, rivet anvil, hole punch, (optional materials: stain)

 

September 9- Rifle Strap Demo

            Materials Needed: none

 

September 16- Basic Belt Class

            Materials Needed: Belt blank, stain, hole punch, buckle

 

September 23- Antiquing Demo

            Materials Needed: none

September 30- Open Table

            Bring in your project for us to help you

 

October 7- Notebook Case

            Materials Needed: Notebook kit

 

October 14- Basic Tooling

            Materials Needed: basic tooling set

 

October 21- Staining Class

            Materials Needed: Stains and finishes of your choice.

 

October 28- Open Table

            Bring your project in for us to help you

 

November 4- Lacing (Moccasins)

            Materials needed: Moccasins kit

 

November 11- Wallet Making Class

            Materials Needed: Wallet kit

 

November 18- Basic Staining Class

            Materials: Stains and finishes of your choice

 

November 25- Open Table

            Bring in your project for us to help you

 

December 2- Basic Tooling

            Materials Needed: Basic tooling set

 

December 9- Basic Belt Making

            Materials Needed: Belt blank, buckle, hole punch, stain.

 

December 16- Belt Tooling

            Materials Needed: Belt blank, basic tooling set, buckle, straight edge

 

December 23- Introduction to Glove Making

            Materials Needed: Any pliable leather of your choice, hole punch, thread, needles,

 

December 30- Open Table

            Bring in your project for us to help you

Please contact store for class details.
SanAntonio147@tandyleather.com
Phone: 210-599-0843
Toll Free: 800-457-2059
5486 Walzem Rd
San Antonio, TX 78218

San Bernardino, CA #155 Leathercraft Classes

Saturday- July 29, 2017

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Tom Thumb Purse Class

Laura Bayless

Class Fee: $10, Everything Provided.

Limit of 6 spots! Call store for reservation please.

Come in and make your own little coin purse. Learn how to make a cute little purse for your loose change or small little knickknacks. It will include tooling and lacing (no dyeing).

 

Please contact store for class details and to reserve a spot in the class.

SanBernardino155@tandyleather.com

Phone: (909) 888-8877

Toll Free: (888) 468-0004

1375 Camino Real, Unit #150

San Bernardino, CA 92408

Please contact store for class details.
SanBernardino155@tandyleather.com
Phone: 909-888-8877
Toll Free: 888-468-0004
1375 Camino Real, Unit #150
San Bernardino, CA 92408

San Bruno, CA #142 Leathercraft Classes
Please contact store for class details.
SanBruno142@tandyleather.com
Phone: 650-871-1703
Toll Free: 800-642-0923
568 San Mateo Ave
San Bruno, CA 94066

San Diego, CA #145 Leathercraft Classes

July 29th.

10 am – 12pm Magnetic Money Clip

$15.00 (includes materials)

Learn how to put together our simple & stylish magnetic money clip kit 4050-00.  This class will focus on the basics of assembling our kits, which includes hand stitching (saddle stitch).

Please contact store for class details.
SanDiego145@tandyleather.com
Phone: 619-427-2344
Toll Free: 800-956-0267
995 Bay Blvd, #108
Chula Vista, CA 91911

Santa Fe. NM #137 Leathercraft Classes

July 29th

10:00am-12:00pm

Hand Sewing Leather ($15):  Sewing leather by hand has been the gold-standard for top-quality leather goods for centuries. Join us and learn how to sew like a pro! This class will cover how to select the appropriate thread/lace, how to saddle-stitch, fast-stitch method, as well as the best ways to finish a row of stitches. Time permitting, we may discuss several types of joining seams utilizing curved stitching awls and complex curves.

Please contact store for class details.
SantaFe137@tandyleather.com
Phone: 505-995-8282
Toll Free: 866-995-8282
1934 Cerrillos Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87505

Seattle, WA #126 Leathercraft Classes

We hold classes every Wednesday night from 6 to 8 pm and Saturday mornings from 10 to noon. The classes are free of charge and open session. Bring any project or idea you might want to work on or technique you want to learn. We will point you towards any materials you may need. We have a very limited supply of tools, so we do encourage you to bring any tools you may already own. Our manager, Andy Stasiak, runs the classes himself and makes sure you get as much guidance as you might need or want. The classes accommodate students of all ages and skill, just starting out to people who have been working leather for 20 years. 

Please contact store for class details.
Seattle126@tandyleather.com
Phone: 206-417-6100
Toll Free: 866-220-9698
14713 Aurora Ave N
Shoreline, WA 98133

Spokane, WA #09 Leathercraft Classes

Saturday, Aug 5th

9:30am - Noon

Class: Fasteners

At Tandy Leather in Spokane

Primary Instructor: Joe Flatter

Supply:

We do supply everything you need for the class. We also have only around 8 chairs. So if you bring your own chair or stool you guaranty yourself a seat. Also if you bring your own tool you do not have to share the class tools with anyone else. Please remember to mark your tools.

 

 

1pm – 3pm

Open Leather craft –Bring in your small to medium sized projects to work on, or any leather kit, and a skilled leather crafter will be able to assist and answer any questions. This is a great time to get to know other crafters in your area, and to learn, and improve your skills.

This course is free to attend

 

******

Saturday, Aug. 19th

9:30am - Noon

Class: (To be announced)

At Tandy Leather in Spokane

Primary Instructor: (To be announced)

 

 

1pm – 3pm

Open Leather craft –Bring in your small to medium sized projects to work on, or any leather kit, and a skilled leather crafter will be able to assist and answer any questions. This is a great time to get to know other crafters in your area, and to learn, and improve your skills.

This course is free to attend

 

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Saturday, Sept. 2nd

9:30am - Noon

Class: Beginning Stitching

     “Lock Stitch, Saddle Stitch, Stitching Awl, & The Tippman Boss Stitcher”.

At Tandy Leather in Spokane

Primary Instructor: Joe Flatter

Supply:

We do supply everything you need for the class. We also have only around 8 chairs. So if you bring your own chair or stool you guaranty yourself a seat. Also if you bring your own tool you do not have to share the class tools with anyone else. Please remember to mark your tools.

 

 

1pm – 3pm

Open Leather craft –Bring in your small to medium sized projects to work on, or any leather kit, and a skilled leather crafter will be able to assist and answer any questions. This is a great time to get to know other crafters in your area, and to learn, and improve your skills.

This course is free to attend

 

******

Saturday, Sept. 16th

9:30am - Noon

Class: (To be announced)

At Tandy Leather in Spokane

Primary Instructor: (To be announced)

 

 

1pm – 3pm

Open Leather craft –Bring in your small to medium sized projects to work on, or any leather kit, and a skilled leather crafter will be able to assist and answer any questions. This is a great time to get to know other crafters in your area, and to learn, and improve your skills.

This course is free to attend

 

******

Saturday, Oct. 7th

9:30am - Noon

Class: Beginning Lacing 1

                “Running Stitch, Whipstitch, Buckstitch, Single loop lace, & Double Loop Lace”.

At Tandy Leather in Spokane

Primary Instructor: Joe Flatter

Supply:

We do supply everything you need for the class. We also have only around 8 chairs. So if you bring your own chair or stool you guaranty yourself a seat. Also if you bring your own tool you do not have to share the class tools with anyone else. Please remember to mark your tools.

 

 

1pm – 3pm

Open Leather craft –Bring in your small to medium sized projects to work on, or any leather kit, and a skilled leather crafter will be able to assist and answer any questions. This is a great time to get to know other crafters in your area, and to learn, and improve your skills.

This course is free to attend

 

******

Saturday, Oct. 21st

9:30am - Noon

Class: Line Art Turkey Carving

At Tandy Leather in Spokane

Primary Instructor:  Smitty

 

 

1pm – 3pm

Open Leather craft –Bring in your small to medium sized projects to work on, or any leather kit, and a skilled leather crafter will be able to assist and answer any questions. This is a great time to get to know other crafters in your area, and to learn, and improve your skills.

This course is free to attend

 

Saturday, Nov. 4th

9:30am - Noon

Class: Beginning Lacing

                “Double Loop Lace, Two color Double Loop Lace, Round Braid(Mexican Basketweave).

At Tandy Leather in Spokane

Primary Instructor: Joe Flatter

Supply:

We do supply everything you need for the class. We also have only around 8 chairs. So if you bring your own chair or stool you guaranty yourself a seat. Also if you bring your own tool you do not have to share the class tools with anyone else. Please remember to mark your tools.

 

 

1pm – 3pm

Open Leather craft –Bring in your small to medium sized projects to work on, or any leather kit, and a skilled leather crafter will be able to assist and answer any questions. This is a great time to get to know other crafters in your area, and to learn, and improve your skills.

This course is free to attend

 

******

Saturday, Nov. 18th

9:30am – Noon

Class: Tree Ornaments

Class: Line At Tandy Leather in Spokane

Primary Instructor: 

 

 

1pm – 3pm

Open Leather craft –Bring in your small to medium sized projects to work on, or any leather kit, and a skilled leather crafter will be able to assist and answer any questions. This is a great time to get to know other crafters in your area, and to learn, and improve your skills.

This course is free to attend

Please contact store for class details.
Spokane009@tandyleather.com
Phone: 509-328-9939
Toll Free: 800-822-8437
1702 N. Monroe St.
Spokane, WA 99205

Springfield, MO #08 Leathercraft Classes
Please contact store for class details.
Springfield008@tandyleather.com
Phone: 417-862-8669
Toll Free: 800-888-1993
228A West Sunshine St.
Springfield, MO 65807

Syracuse, NY #128 Leathercraft Classes

July 26, 2017:  11:00am – 5:00pm (Wednesday)

Open Workshop -  Take advantage of our workbench and book your time slot today!

 

 

July 29, 2017; 11:00am-1:00pm (Saturday)

Stitching Basics: Learn everything you’ll need to know about various stitching techniques, including how to saddle stitch, whip stitch, the various needles and how to sew using the sewing awl.  Spaces are very limited so be sure to call in advance to book your spot!  Class fee: FREE

Please contact store for class details.
Syracuse128@tandyleather.com
Phone: 315-492-2225
Toll Free: 800-446-2999
6700 Thompson Rd.
Syracuse, NY 13211

Tacoma, WA #124 Leathercraft Classes

July 29th

9:00am – Noon

Open Workshop

Cost- Free

If you are interested in learning leatherworking, stuck on a project or having trouble with a technique, bring in your materials and receive our hands-on help!

 

August 5th

9:00 am – Noon

Open Workshop

Cost – Free

If you are interested in learning leatherworking, stuck on a project or having trouble with a technique, bring in your materials and receive our hands-on help! 

 

August 8th

Open Table Tuesdays! Come in between 10 am – Noon and utilize our workspace! We are opening our class tables for you to use for free. Project help is available upon request.

 

August 12th

9:00am – Noon

Open Workshop

Cost- Free

If you are interested in learning leatherworking, stuck on a project or having trouble with a technique, bring in your materials and receive our hands-on help! 

 

August 15th

Open Table Tuesdays! Come in between 10 am – Noon and utilize our workspace! We are opening our class tables for you to use for free. Project help is available upon request.

 

August 19th

No scheduled class today

LAST DAY TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE SUMMER CLEARANCE SALE! These items are gone for good once they sell out, extremely limited quantities at each location so call with inquiries about specific items. If not, come visit us at the Midsummer Renaissance Faire! We will be holding a free raffle, and offering tooling demos along with free make-and-take bracelets!

 

August 22nd

Open Table Tuesdays! Come in between 10 am – Noon and utilize our workspace! We are opening our class tables for you to use for free. Project help is available upon request.

 

August 26th

9:00am – Noon

Open Workshop

Cost- Free

If you are interested in learning leatherworking, stuck on a project or having trouble with a technique, bring in your materials and receive our hands-on help!

 

August 29th

CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY! Our customer base is the most important thing about our business, along with great service and the best selection in town! Come in any time from 9 am – 6 pm and enter our free raffle and take advantage of our amazing specials running for both August and September.

Please contact store for class details.
Tacoma124@tandyleather.com
Phone: 253-548-1100
Toll Free: 888-222-0510
13819 Pacific Ave S
Tacoma, WA 98444

Tampa, FL #13 Leathercraft Classes

July Schedule

We are welcoming all our customers to come in our store on nonscheduled class/event days for open table. Open table is exactly what it means. Come in to use our class tables and class supplies to work on a project you haven’t be able to finish or a project you may be stuck on. You can ask us questions and use our knowledge and tools at your leisure. Please call ahead to make sure we have room.

Lastly, we will be holding a local leather crafter’s showcase! Come in on the 22nd of July and show off projects you have made from 2:00pm to 6:00pm. It’s a great time to come in and see the variety of styles and projects made by people in our area. It will be a great way to wrap up the 3rd week of an amazing month. Please call the store with any questions.

    

*July 19th*

Leather Inlay Technique Class

10am – 3pm

$5.00

Here you will learn different techniques to attach different layers of leather together. . Spaces are limited!! Please call ahead to reserve your seat.

 

*July 25th*

Turk’s Head Leather Knot

4pm – 6pm

Free

New to braiding knots? Turk’s heads knots are used for a variety of different projects. Whether it be for the handle ends of a bag, bracelets or even the handles of tools. Learning this knot can open an endless amount of possibilities to your skill set. Spaces are limited!! Please call ahead to reserve your seat.

 

*July 29th*

Creative Stamping

10am – 12 pm

$5.00

Want to learn about creating designs with the carving and stamping tools? After taking this class, you will be able to envision multiple unique designs that will give your project the individuality that you’re looking for. The stamp designs can be picked at random to make a uniform geometric design. Spaces are limited!! Please call ahead to reserve your seat.

Please contact store for class details.
Tampa013@tandyleather.com
Phone: 813-247-2460
Toll Free: 800-877-2526
531 US Hwy 301 S.
Tampa, FL 33619

Tempe, AZ #115 Leathercraft Classes

Basic Stamping and Tooling: 1st & 3rd Saturdays of every month, 9:30am – 11am.

Everybody has to start somewhere, and this class will teach you the valuable basics of leather stamping and carving. You’ll learn about casing leather, the proper use of stamping tools and the swivel knife, plus a few other handy tips and tricks!

Limit of three students per class.

All students must call at least one week in advance to reserve spot.

No tuition, but each student must purchase or provide their own tools.

 

Leather Knife Sheath Class: By appointment only. $35.00 tuition.

We teach you how to make a knife sheath for any size and style of knife.

Student must supply tools and materials.

 

Leather Feather Class: By appointment only. $50.00 tuition.

Learn how to make a realistic-looking feather made entirely from leather.

Student must supply tools and materials.

 

Open Workshop: Wednesdays, 10am – 12pm.

Have questions about your current project, or want to learn a new technique? Come to our open workshop for advice and pointers from the pros!

All students must call at least one week in advance to reserve spot.

Student must supply tools and materials.

Please contact store for class details.
Tempe115@tandyleather.com
Phone: 480-966-4151
Toll Free: 800-668-5174
2245 W. University Drive, Suite 6
Tempe, AZ 85281

Tucson, AZ #25 Leathercraft Classes

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

9:30 AM

Dyes and Finishes

Free!!

Come and learn about the dyes and finishes that Tandy offers. You will be able to complete a small project so that you can explore what you have learned. 

 

Tuesday Night July 25, 2017

6-8 PM

Project Class

Free!!

Come join us on Tuesday nights for a great time of sharing leather knowledge.  This time is designed to be a project class for leather workers of all levels.  This is your opportunity to come and share your knowledge with others as well as learning tips and techniques that you are curious about. 

 

Saturday, July 29, 2017 and August 2, 2017

9:30 AM

Belt Making Class

$25.00

This class is always a lot of fun!  You will be able to make your very own custom belt including a keeper and buckle!  If you already have a buckle, please bring it along so we can make your belt the perfect length.  You will be amazed at what you can create!!

 

Tuesday Night August 1, 2017

6-8 PM

Project Class

Free!!

Come join us on Tuesday nights for a great time of sharing leather knowledge.  This time is designed to be a project class for leather workers of all levels.  This is your opportunity to come and share your knowledge with others as well as learning tips and techniques that you are curious about. 

 

August 5, 2017 and August 9, 2017

9:30 AM

Basic Carving

Free!!

Come and learn the basics of carving any decoration into leather. You will learn to case leather to allow it to receive carving and stamping.  You will learn how to use and maintain a swivel knife and you will learn how to use the “basic 7” tools (camouflage, pear shader, beveler, veiner, seeder, mules foot and backgrounder.  We will carve a western flower, but with the skills you will learn from this exercise you will be able to carve anything! We will have a Basic Leatherworking Kit available for purchase for $32.00.  This kit includes all of the tools that you will need for class.

 

Tuesday Night August 8, 2017

6-8 PM

Project Class

Free!!

Come join us on Tuesday nights for a great time of sharing leather knowledge.  This time is designed to be a project class for leather workers of all levels.  This is your opportunity to come and share your knowledge with others as well as learning tips and techniques that you are curious about. 

 

Saturday, August 12, 2017

9:30 AM

Beginning Holster with Dan Thorpe

$50.00

Come and learn how to make a custom holster for your weapon.  Please bring your unloaded weapon and you will learn how to make a custom pattern and work through how to decorate and construct your holster.  You will learn how to be sure that your holster will sit at the correct cant on your belt for whatever draw you choose. 

 

Tuesday Night August 15, 2017

6-8 PM

Project Class

Free!!

Come join us on Tuesday nights for a great time of sharing leather knowledge.  This time is designed to be a project class for leather workers of all levels.  This is your opportunity to come and share your knowledge with others as well as learning tips and techniques that you are curious about. 

 

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

9:30 AM

Project Class

$7.00

Bring whatever you want to work on and we will help you make progress on your project.  You will receive Elite Pricing for whatever tools and supplies you purchase on the days of class.

Please contact store for class details.
Tucson025@tandyleather.com
Phone: 520-519-0750
Toll Free: 888-277-3405
3455 S. Palo Verde Rd #167
Tucson, AZ 85713-6814

Tulsa, OK #117 Leathercraft Classes

July 29th       

Morning Class: 10 a.m. till 12 p.m.

#4 Double Loop Lacing
Hands on instruction for completing a project with double loop lacing. Please bring project ready for lacing.

Cost: *Free*

Guild Meeting will be July 29th, from 2 p.m. till 4 p.m.


 

Aug. 5th

10 a.m. till 12 p.m.

#1 Basic Leather Carving

Basket weave stamping

Learning the proper technique for basket weave stamping

Cost:* Free*

 

Aug. 12th

10 a.m. till 12 p.m.

#2 Basic Leather Carving

 Instruction for basic use of tooling tools on veg. tanned leather.

Cost:*Free*
 

Aug. 19th

Morning Class: 10 a.m. till 12 p.m.

#3 Dying and Staining Leather

Hand on techniques for dyes and stains.

Cost: *Free*

Aug. 26th        

10 a.m. till 12 p.m.

#4 Double Loop Lacing
Hands on instruction for completing a project with double loop lacing. Please bring project ready for lacing.

Cost: *Free*

Guild Meeting will be Aug. 26th, from 2 p.m. till 4 p.m.

 

Advanced classes will be announced in store.  Please call 918-622-0063 for list.

 

*Must Bring Your Own 6 Basic Tools, Swivel Knife and Mallet. Instruction Will Be Free*
 

 

Advanced classes will be announced in store.  Please call 918-622-0063 for list.

 

*Must Bring Your Own 6 Basic Tools, Swivel Knife and Mallet. Instruction Will Be Free*

 

Please contact store for class details.
Tulsa117@tandyleather.com
Phone: 918-622-0063
Toll Free: 800-450-8071
6808 S. Memorial #210
Tulsa, OK 74133

Union City, CA #17 Leathercraft Classes

JULY 29 - 9:30am to 03:30pm - FEE $25.00

LUNCH BREAK 12pm to 12:30pm

CLASS: Make a Custom Necklace

DESCRIPTION: What girl doesn’t like jewelry? Join us for a Custom-made Leather Necklace with Turquoise Stone! Necklace will be adjustable and fit to the individual! Nothing looks better than Custom-Made!

 

AUGUST 5 - 9:30am to 12:30pm - FREE!

CLASS: Beginners Tooling

DESCRIPTION: Learn the basics of Carving/Tooling. Create a Flower pattern. Variety of patterns to choose from!

 

AUGUST 12 - 9:30am to 3:30pm - FEE $25.00

LUNCH BREAK 12pm to 12:30pm

CLASS: Clutch Handbag

DESCRIPTION: Its back! With the recent Uproar on our last handbag class, we decided to bring it back!! This time we are making a one of a kind Clutch bag with strap! Custom Designed to the designer!

 

AUGUST 19 - 9:30am to 2:30pm

LUNCH BREAK 12pm to 12:30pm

CLASS: Introduction to Leather Tools

DESCRIPTION: Come learn the names of different Leather tools and How to use them for your upcoming Leather projects!

 

AUGUST 26 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

CLASS: How to care for your Leather

DESCRIPTION: Learn how to care for your leather projects using Natural Glow! Demonstrations on Natural Cleaners, Nourishing oils, Lotions and Hydrating Crème’s!

Please contact store for class details.
UnionCity017@tandyleather.com
Phone: 510-441-7480
Toll Free: 800-772-2629
2825 Whipple Rd
Union City, CA 94587

Columbia, SC #164 Leathercraft Classes

Every Saturday (excluding holidays), 10am-12:30pm
Intro to Carving: This is your “on ramp” to leather crafting. We demonstrate and teach the basic technique of leather carving. You will learn to trace a project from paper and carve and tool it on leather we provide. Students must bring their own tools. Our 55510-00 Deluxe Kit is recommended if you’r new to the craft. Class Fee: $35

Open Table Wednesday, 3:30pm-6pm
Need a little space to work on a project? Making a Christmas present that you can’t work on when everyone is home? Bring your tools and come work on your project at our leather table. Work with other leather crafters and share some ideas. Let us know before you come out so we’ll have enough room for you.

Intermediate Carving: Contact store for times and dates.
We teach in this 2 part class how to carve and tool medium sized figure carvings. Learn how to use figure carving tools and a hair blade tool. Class Fee: $45

Intermediate Dying and Staining: Contact store for times and dates.
We teach in this class how to dye and stain your jackalope and bear carvings. Learn how to use our awesome professional water stains, antique gels, and Cove Colors on one carving. We’ll furnish the dyes for the class. You’ll have a new respect for dyes and finishing after completing this class! Class Fee: $40

Please contact store for class details.
Columbia164@tandyleather.com
Phone: 803-791-1070
Toll Free: 866-480-2591
823 State Street
Cayce, SC 29033

Wichita, KS #19 Leathercraft Classes

         

July 29th   

10AM-2PM

Top Hat (part 2):

returning student only (free with payment of first class)

Alright, you have all of your carving and staining finished? Good! Now, let’s get these put together! We will start by gluing, trimming, and beveling the edges of the brim, then move on to lacing the pieces together. By the time you leave, your hat should be wearable!

Materials Required:  Jumbo Perma-Lok needle for lacing

 

Feel free to contact us with questions     Phone: (316)942-7773     Email: Wichita019@Tandyleather.com

 

Please contact store for class details.
Wichita019@tandyleather.com
Phone: 316-942-7773
Toll Free: 800-984-7147
1650 S Meridian
Wichita, KS 67213

Barrie, ON #75 Leathercraft Classes

Beginner’s Carving Classes

Students can register for free Beginner’s carving classes with the purchase of a Basic or Deluxe leathercraft kit.  Registered students will learn fundamental skills like how to carve, stamp, dye, hand sew and lace the projects in their respective beginner’s kits.

 

     Classes are held Saturday mornings from 10 am. until noon.

 

     Contact the Barrie store for the next available class.

Please contact store for class details.
Barrie075@tandyleather.com
Phone: 705-728-6501
Toll Free: 800-450-3062
511 Welham Rd Unit #16
Barrie, ON L4N-8Z6

Calgary, AB #73 Leathercraft Classes

Classes are held on Saturday mornings from 10 am to 12 noon and repeated Saturday afternoons from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm .We hold classes every month except August and December. There are four classes in the course, described below. Class size is limited to 8 people on a first come, first served basis. Classes must be booked in advanced.

 

Class I.  Leather knowledge and stamping.

Various types of leather are shown and discussed. Students will learn tanning methods, grades/quality and typical usage.

Students learn how to prepare leather for stamping and use stamptools to put designs into leather.

 

Class 2. Leather carving.

An overview of how to carve designs into leather. Students will be instructed on the correct use of the swivel knife, basic 6 stamptools and related items to achieve successful leather carving.

                     

Class 3. Colouring leather.

Various types of colouring agents for leather will be show and discussed. Particular attention paid to dyes, stains and finishes. Students will learn application techniques and expected results.

 

Class 4. Methods of construction.

Students will learn different methods of joining leather together. Emphasis on lacing, stitching plus associated tools to complete leather projects.

 

Class fees are as follows:

Complete course   $80.00   Individual classes  $25.00

 

Classes are free for Wholesale Club members or with the purchase of any #55501-00, #55502-00, #55504-00 leathercraft sets.

Please call 1-403-253-1768 if you have any questions or wish to book a class or E-mail calgary@tandyleather.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please contact store for class details.
Calgary073@tandyleather.com
Phone: 403-253-1768
Toll Free: 866-669-1768
7816 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary, AB T2H-0L9

Edmonton, AB #72 Leathercraft Classes

Basic Leather Carving

Every Saturday Morning, 10am – Noon

-Hands-on class that will teach basic western floral carving/tooling.

-Please bring you own basic tooling set or purchase one of our beginner’s kits.

 

Dyeing and Finishing Demonstration

March 18, May 13, September 2, October 28 @ 2PM

-This demonstration will teach you the basics of dying, finishing and antiquing leather.

 

Lacing and Stitching Demonstration

April 1, May 27, September 16, November 25 @ 2PM

-This demonstration will teach you the basics of lacing and Stitching

 

Hand Tools Demonstration

April 15, June 10, September 30, December 9 @ 2PM

-This demonstration will teach you the basics of using leathercraft hand tools

 

Hardware Demonstration

April 29, June 24, October 14, December 23 @ 2PM

-This demonstration will teach you the basics of how to use and install hardware,

rivets, clasps, snaps and what applications they work best for

Please contact store for class details.
Edmonton072@tandyleather.com
Phone: 780-487-7979
Toll Free: 866-487-7979
17720-107 Ave
Edmonton, AB T5S-1G8

Halifax, NS #77 Leathercraft Classes
Please contact store for class details.
Halifax077@tandyleather.com
Phone: 902-468-3076
Toll Free: 866-530-8437
75 Akerley Blvd., Unit #M
Dartmouth, NS B3B-1R7

Montreal, QC #78 Leathercraft Classes

Saturdays, 10am-Noon
Classes are free of charge with the purchase of a youth, Basic or Deluxe Beginner’s Kit. Students work at their own pace Learning the carving, dyeing, lacing, stitching and assembly techniques required to complete all the Kits in the respective Kits they have purchased.

Class sizes average 6 to 8 students and they are informative, fun sessions in a welcoming environment for all ages 10 and up.

Atelier de Cuir de Base, Samedi de 10am a Midi. Appeler en Magasin pour de plus amples informations.

Please contact store for class details.
Montreal078@tandyleather.com
Phone: 514-526-6298
Toll Free: 800-315-0660
8245 Langelier Blvd
St. Leonard, QC H1P-2B7

Saskatoon, SK #79 Leathercraft Classes

Saturday 10 am to 12 pm

Basic Leather Craft Class

There will be 3 classes to complete basic leather crafting course.

Class 1: You will learn stamping of a leather coaster with basket weave stamp. Class will emphasize on basic leather knowledge that includes leather preparation and a proper and safe use of leather stamps to create designs. In second half of class, we will transfer a design on piece of leather for another project (if time permits).

Class 2: You will experience a bit more in carving leather techniques that starts with safe handling of swivel knife and with the help of various tools, you will be able to tool the project. You will complete the tooling part of our project in the same day.

Class 3: In this week, you have done stamping & tooling each project and now, will learn how to dye your project and will get to know more techniques to seal and finish your leather to a presentable state.
Again, if time permits and upon willingness to all students, you will be taught to various use of binding styles & few patterns of lacing.

Cost : You will buy & become our Gold/Elite members to participate in basic class. The membership is valid for 12 months and offers you huge discount on your purchases.

The class sizes average 6-8 students and for all ages 10+

Speciality Class : we also conduct specialized group project and requires minimum 6 students to organize such class. The cost of such class depends on projects and no. of participants.

Please contact store for class details.
Saskatoon079@tandyleather.com
Phone: 306-373-4445
Toll Free: 877-373-4445
210-2750 Faithfull Ave.
Saskatoon, SK S7K-6M6

Scarborough, ON #76 Leathercraft Classes
Please contact store for class details.
Scarborough076@tandyleather.com
Phone: 905-472-4147
Toll Free: 800-236-4651
158 Anderson Ave, Unit 12
Markham, ON L6E 1A9

Mississauga, ON #71 Leathercraft Classes
Please contact store for class details.
Mississauga071@tandyleather.com
Phone: 905-625-3700
Toll Free: 866-608-8822
5562 Tomken Rd
Mississauga, ON L4W-1P4

Vancouver, BC #74 Leathercraft Classes

Class price

Free with membership (100$ without), plus a 20$ deposit. Purchasing the 7 Basic Stamping Tools is recommended.

Class description

Leather Molding

In this class you will make a molded leather dragon, eagle or mask and learn about molding and dying leather.

 

Class date

July 1 and 8 (10-12 Noon) (Mask)

July 1, 8 and 15 (1-3 PM) (Dragon)

July 22 and 29 (1-3 PM) (Dragon)

Aug 19 and 26 (1-3 PM) (Mask)

Aug 19, 26 and Sept 2 (10-12 Noon) (Dragon)

Oct 7 and 14 (1:30 – 3:30 PM) (Mask)

Oct 21 and 28 (1:30-3:30 PM) (Mask)

Class time

Varies: See description in Class Dates.

Class price

Free with membership (100$ without), plus a 20$ deposit. Students must purchase the leather for the project, usually a vegetable tanned single shoulder.

Please contact store for class details.
Vancouver074@tandyleather.com
Phone: 604-583-1681
Toll Free: 888-583-1681
13624 108th Ave
Surrey, BC V3T 2K5

Winnipeg, WB #70 Leathercraft Classes
Please contact store for class details.
Winnipeg070@tandyleather.com
Phone: 204-775-4995
Toll Free: 800-561-4995
30 Mandalay Drive
Winnipeg, MB R2X 2Z2

Minto, NSW, AU #401 Leathercraft Classes

Saturday 9.30am-2.30am.
Leathercraft Lessons: Have you recently purchased any of our Leathercraft Starter Sets? Take a free lesson on how to finish your projects!

We will also be holding leathercraft workshops for anyone interested in improving their leathercraft skills cost to be advised.

Please contact store for class details.
Sydney401@tandyleather.com
Phone: 02 8763 7130
Toll Free: 1 800 727868
Unit 15, 1 Stonny Batter Road
Minto NSW 2566

Northampton, UK #301 Leathercraft Classes

EVERY WEDNESDAY BETWEEN 2PM AND 4PM

Open leather craft workshop
Whatever the stage of your project; if you have any problems or need any help with completing it - bring it in and we will guide you in the right direction. Please bring with you the tools you may be working with on your project – or – if you wish to purchase the necessary tools or supplies, you may do so at the time.

Please contact store for class details.
Northampton301@tandyleather.com
Phone: 01604-647910
Toll Free: 0800-0856765
Unit 2, Crofton Oak, N Portway Close, Round Spinney Industrial Estate
Northampton NN3 8RD

Manchester, UK #302 Leathercraft Classes

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EVERY WEDNESDAY BETWEEN 1PM AND 5PM
Open leather craft workshop
Whatever the stage of your project; if you have any problems or need any help with completing it - bring it in and we will guide you in the right direction. Please bring with you the tools you may be working with on your project – or – if you wish to purchase the necessary tools or supplies, you may do so at the time.

 

Please contact store for details of additional classes.
Manchester302@tandyleather.com
Phone: 0161 3710158
Toll Free: 0800 0856 765
Unit 20 Lime Square, Ashton Old Road, Openshaw
Manchester M11 1DA

Please contact store for class details.
Manchester302@tandyleather.com
Phone: 0161 3710158
Toll Free:
Unit 20 Lime Square, Ashton Old Road, Openshaw
Manchester M11 1DA

Jerez, ES #311 Leathercraft Classes

 

 

 

Please contact store for class details.
Jerez311@tandyleather.com
Phone: 856 606 012
Toll Free:
Calle de la Industria, 4
11407 Jerez de la Frontera, Cadiz, Espana -