In this class students you'll make an heirloom quality leather belt complete with gold monogramming. Robin from Toronto leather brand Fitzy will teach you the basics of leather working, the different types of leather, a few different leather working techniques, and the names of a few of Robin's favourite local supplies. You'll be able to choose from black or caramel full grain leather, and narrow or wide brass buckles.
If you’re making your belt for someone else be sure to bring in their waist measurement. (Instructions
This class is suited to all skill levels.
**In an effort to make the space comfortable for everyone, please avoid the use of perfumes and fragrances.
Bonus: on the day of the workshop, participants will get 10% off all regularly-priced merchandise in our studio-shop.
MORE ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:Robin Fitzsimons is the maker, designer, and founder of Fitzy. She loves to share her knowledge of craft with any maker that crosses her path. She's taught many leather working classes at locations across the GTA. Robin holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture/Installation from OCAD University. She loves houseplants, bike rides, and craft beer. She lives and works in Toronto.
Fitzy is a line of modern leather goods that are handmade in Toronto. Designed for the busy urbanite, Fitzy's products are meant to simplify your life both visually and practically. As a member of the Slow Fashion movement Fitzy believes in a less, but better approach to design, and ethical manufacturing processes. Their customers are thoughtful shoppers who shop local, and prefer quality over quantity. Fitzy crafts their pieces using high quality, hard wearing materials, so that they don’t just stand the test of time, but get better with age.