Leather Notebook Cover Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

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In this two-day workshop, you will work with leather carver, Laszlo Rideg to create your own notebook cover.

You will use traditional hand tools to carve and stamp a design into two pieces of leather to create a front and back cover. Then you will stitch the pieces together with leather lace and apply hardware to complete your notebook cover.

Held at Ballarat’s Australian Centre for Rare Arts and Forgotten Trades, a world-class facility dedicated to learning and preserving Australia’s rare arts and trades through a series of workshops, masterclasses, events, and residencies.

Content: Centre for Rare Arts and Forgotten Trades

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  • Actively welcomes people with access needs.

13 Apr - 14 Apr

9:30am - 4:30pm

Centre for Rare Arts & Forgotten Trades

Bradshaw Street, Golden Point VIC 3350

$495.00 per person

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