Canadian Canoe Museum presents Make a Leather Shoulder Bag

Date:Sunday, June 24, 2018
Time:8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location:    Canadian Canoe Museum (910 Monaghan Rd., Peterborough)
Cost:$230/member, $260/non-member
Create your very own hand-crafted leather shoulder bag in this two day workshop! This fun and engaging workshop is a great introduction to a huge variety of skills like stamping, dyeing, carving and branding leather, installing hand-hammered copper rivets, making and installing wood or antler buttons, and installing buckles and clasps. You'll not only emerge with a completed and highly-functional shoulder bag, but also with the skills necessary to tackle loads of leather-craft projects like knife/axe/saw sheaths, belts, bags, wallets and more! Workshop participants will construct their bag using soft-tanned moose or deer buckskin. The bags feature a stiff, vegetable-tanned leather strap and are held closed with a wood or antler button (or buckles if you prefer). These bags are made to be used and made to last!

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