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How To Make A Bag Frame: Pt 2/2

Have you installed decorative rivets before? If this technique is new to you, or you want to impro..

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How to make a top frame bag

How To Make A Bag Frame: Pt 1/2

From top frame briefcases & luggage, to small handbags & purses, the hinged frame has.. 

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How to make a post handle for a handbag

The Making Of A Post Handle: Pt 1/2

Discover the techniques & knowledge you need to effortlessly create your own stunning handle..

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How to make a post handle for a handbag

The Making Of A Post Handle: Pt 2/2

Glossy durable edges, reinforcements, a no fuss handle shaping formula. It’s all here!..

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How to make a turned edge watch strap

The Turned Edge Watch Strap: Pt /2

To turn the edge on a leather project is to create an item that doesn’t really have an edge at all..

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How to make a turned edge watch strap

The Turned Edge Watch Strap: Pt 2/2

How to make a watchstrap completely by hand - hand tools only, no machines. Choose the.. 

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How to wrap a belt buckle in leather

The Traditional Leather Wrapped Belt Buckle: Pt 1

The leather wrapped buckle is a traditional technique that adds style & a sense of craftsmanship.. 

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How to make a luxury leather belt

The Traditional Leather Wrapped Belt Buckle: Pt 2

Create a smooth burnished edge that lasts years without maintenance. Stitch both sides &..

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How to make a ladies leather handbag

The Turenne Luxury Handbag: Pt 1/5

Create your very own stunning handbag with this easy to follow course series. Download the FRE..

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How to make a ladies leather handbag

The Turenne Luxury Handbag: Pt 2/5

We perfect stitching in your panels onto the base, edge finishing techniques & how to correctly..

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How to make a ladies leather handbag

The Turenne Luxury Handbag: Pt 3/5

In part 3 we focus on the creation & installation of our beautiful rolled handles..

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How to make a ladies leather handbag

The Turenne Luxury Handbag: Pt 4/5

Join me in part 4 where we install the linings & internal pockets. We cover..

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How to make a ladies leather handbag

The Turenne Luxury Handbag: Pt 5/5

Join me in this grand finale of the Turenne luxury handbag build. In this course we complete our bag..

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How to make a leather watch roll

The Box Stitched Watch Case: Pt 1/4

Create your own fine luxury watch case in this three part video series. New skills will be learnt..

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How to make a luxury wallet

The Slimline Coat Wallet: Pt 1/2

Do you struggle to understand the design and techniques of fine wallet making? Have you ever..

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How to make a luxury wallet

The Slimline Coat Wallet: Pt 2/2

Have you ever had issues with T slots causing excess bulk in your projects?..

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How to make a leather trunk handle

Techniques Of The Trunk Handle

Follow along with me in this course as I bring back centuries old traditional skills, so that you..

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How to make a leather watch roll

The Box Stitched Watch Case: Pt 1/4

Create your own fine luxury watch case in this three part video series. New skills will be learnt..

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How to make a leather watch roll

The Box Stitched Watch Case: Pt 2/4

We take a closer look at how to stitch on our strap assembly, add our lining & create our end caps..

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How to make a leather watch roll

The Box Stitched Watch Case: Pt 3/4

We tackle the main seams that create the case & hold it's shape. In this course you will learn how..

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How to make a leather watch roll

Making A Watch Cushion- Completion

This is the finale of the watch case series where we complete our watch case build. The focus will..

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How to make a stingray wallet

Stingray Skin Card Wallet

Have you always wanted to work with Stingray but don't know how or where to start? I show you h..

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How to make leathercraft patterns

The Art & Craft Of Pattern Making

A pattern is like a map to guide you to your final destination - a completed bag. It is arguably the..

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How to make a leather rolled handle

The Lancette Rolled Handle

This two part guide includes all of the essential knowledge & resources you need to create..

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How to make a leather travel bag

The De Havilland Travel Bag: Pt 1

This is the first time that a luxury leather bag has ever been made on camera. Be the first to see it..

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How to make a leather travel bag

The De Havilland Travel Bag: Pt 2

Learn how to mark out your leather lining, create leather reinforcement for our pocket, ins..

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How to make a leather travel bag

The De Havilland Travel Bag: Pt 3

Learn how to create & install some of the key features of your bag. Discover how to install the zip gu..

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How to make a leather travel bag

The De Havilland Travel Bag: Completion

Join me in this bag making finale course, where we reach the last chapter in the build & complete..

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How to make a leathercraft tool rack

Trunk Tool Wall

Learn how to make a vintage trunk inspired tool wall with simple, easy to obtain materials..

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The Techniques Of The Bell Skiver

The bell skiving machine is a time saving investment that allows you to perform accurate skiving &..

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How to make a leather passport wallet

The Turned Edge Passport Wallet

Create your own passport. This sophisticated design is sure to have you travelling in style..

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How to make a leather clochette

The Clochette

Learn how to make one of the most luxurious bag accessories. Small details, big difference..

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How to make an attache case handle

The Bloomsbury Attache Case: Handle Making Pt 1

We cover leather, pattern making and all the information you need to make one of the most iconic..

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How to make an attache case handle

The Bloomsbury Attache Case: Handle Making Pt 2

We complete the handle ready to be installed with hardware onto the case frame. You will discover..

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How to make an attache case

The Bloomsbury Attache Case: Making The Lid

We make the lid component of our attache case. Discover the principles of box stitching with ob..

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How to make an attache case

The Bloomsbury Attache Case: Completion

In order to look to the future when teaching our craft we must first look to the past. Inspired by the g..

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How to wrap saddlers clams

Clam Finishing

For some, finishing a set of saddlers clams may be putting scrap leather between the jaws..

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How to butt stitch leather

How To Butt Stitch Leather

I present and demonstrate the basic butt stitch. Includes a fun & practical project for any leatherc..

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How to make a mens dress belt

Made To Measure Switch Buckle Belt

Make a luxury belt suitable for any occasion. Perfect to give as a personal gift or sell as a custom..

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How to make a leather apron

The Bespoke Leather Apron

The world’s first guide to tailoring a leather apron to your exact specifications using 4 key measu..

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How to make a card slot card holder

Card Slot Card Holder

Learn how to make this compact, slim & stylish card slot card wallet. Make with any exotic skin..

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How to hot foil stamp leather

Hot Foil Techniques

Nothing quite completes the look of a fine quality leather product than a well presented makers m..

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How to make a soild leather box

Solid Leather Box Making: Pt 1

Learn how to make a decorative, embellished solid leather box. This luxury box can be used for stori..

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How to make a solid leather box

Solid Leather Box Making: Pt 2

In part 2 of this course, learn how to measure & make a handle pattern suitable for your requirem..

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How to make a luxury watch strap

The Making Of Luxury Watch Straps: Pt 1

This 3 part video series guides you through the making of a luxury watch strap utilising the skills &..

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How to make a classic watch strap

The Making Of Luxury Watch Straps: Pt 2

I explain how to mark and stitch the strap side, how to make reinforced and lined keepers, as..

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How to make a luxury watch strap

The Making Of Luxury Watch Straps: Pt 3

I show you the techniques you need to create binding over stitches, a running keeper and th..

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How to sharpen an awl for leather

Details Make Perfection: Awl Sharpening

For most, awl use can be a chore and sometimes only used when you have no other option. This..

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How To Make A Leather Strop

This video course was originally filmed for YouTube. Due to popular demand from students..

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How to sharpen leather knives

The Techniques Of The Blade

Without all doubt, the ability to set the right edge angle, sharpen, polish, and correctly use bladed..

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How to use leather glue

The Techniques Of Adhesion

There are so many adhesives available. I give you the inside information so you can get the..

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How to edge paint leather

The Techniques Of The Edge Pt 2: Edge Paint

Learn the fundamental use of leather edge paints in order to create a flawless finish..

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How to edge finish leather

The Techniques Of The Edge: Pt 1

I demystify the process of edge finishing using simple techniques and materials you likely already..

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How to corner stitch leather

Details Make Perfection: Corner Stitching

We focus on one technique that makes a big difference. In this course I discuss the method..

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How to back stitch leather

Details Make Perfection: Back Stitching

In this micro course, I discuss the technique I use to create neat looking and durable back stitches..

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How to saddle stitch leather

The Technique Of Hand Stitching

We break down the art of the saddle stitch. You will be taken through the..

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Courses- At A Glance

Technique Courses

  • The Techniques Of Hand Stitching - 83mins

  • Details Make Perfection: Back Stitching - 10mins  

  • Details Make Perfection: Corner Stitching - 13mins  

  • Details Make Perfection: Awl Sharpening - 25mins

  • The Techniques Of The Edge Pt 1 - 50mins

  • The Techniques Of The Edge Pt 2 - 54mins

  • The Techniques Of The Blade - 58mins

  • The Techniques Of Adhesion - 42mins

  • The Techniques Of The Bell Skiver - 67mins

  • Hot Foil Techniques - 32mins

Project & Technique Combined Courses

 

  • How To Make A Leather Strop - 32mins

  • Card Slot Card Holder - 62mins  

  • Stingray Skin Card Wallet - 72mins

  • The Slimline Coat Wallet Pt 1 (FREE Pattern Download Included) - 58mins

  • The Slimline Coat Wallet Pt 2 - 90mins

  • The Turned Edge Passport Wallet - 70mins

  • Details Make Perfection: Clam Finishing - 16mins

  • Details Make Perfection: Trunk Tool Wall - 26mins

  • Details Make Perfection: The Clochette  - 33mins

  • The Bespoke Leather Apron - 38mins

  • Made To Measure Switch Buckle Belt - 52mins

  • The Making Of Luxury Watch Straps Pt 1 - 55mins

  • The Making Of Luxury Watch Straps Pt 2 - 53mins

  • The Making Of Luxury Watch Straps Pt 3 - 48ins

  • Solid Leather Box Making Pt 1 - 60mins

  • Solid Leather Box Making Pt 2 - 59mins

  • Techniques Of The Trunk Handle (FREE Pattern Download Included) - 100mins

  • The Box Stitched Watch Case Pt 1 - 77mins

  • The Box Stitched Watch Case Pt 2 - 71mins

  • The Box Stitched Watch Case Pt 3 - 74mins

           - Making A Watch Cushion/ Completion - 35mins

  • The Bloomsbury Attaché Case Series:

           - Handle Making Pt 1 - 65mins

           - Handle Making Pt 2 - 56mins

           - Making The Lid - 64mins

           - Case Completion - 76mins

  • The De Havilland Travel Bag Series:

           - The Lancette Handle Making Pt 1 - 51mins

           - The Lancette Handle Making Pt 2 - 52mins

           - The Art & Craft Of Pattern Making - 63mins

           - The Making Of The De Havilland Travel Bag Pt 1 - 60mins

           - The Making Of The De Havilland Travel Bag Pt 2 - 65mins

           - The Making Of The De Havilland Travel Bag Pt 3 - 78mins

           - The Making Of The De Havilland Travel Bag Completion - 72mins

  • The Turenne Luxury Handbag Series: (FREE Pattern Download Included) 

​           - The Turenne Luxury Handbag Pt 1 - 76mins

           - The Turenne Luxury Handbag Pt 2 - 90mins

           - The Turenne Luxury Handbag Pt 3 - 50mins

           - The Turenne Luxury Handbag Pt 4 - 72mins

           - The Turenne Luxury Handbag Pt 5 - 120mins

  •  The Traditional Leather Wrapped Belt Buckle Pt 1 (FREE Pattern Download Included)- 62mins

  •  The Traditional Leather Wrapped Belt Buckle Pt 2 101mins

  •  The Turned Edge Watch Strap Pt 1 (FREE Pattern Download Included)- 70mins

  •  The Turned Edge Watch Strap Pt 2 - 80mins

  •  The Making Of A Post Handle Pt 1 - (FREE Pattern Download Included) 57mins 

  •  The Making Of A Post Handle Pt 2 -60 mins

  •  How To Make A Bag Frame Pt1 -(FREE Pattern Download Included) 60mins 

  •  How To Make A Bag Frame Pt2 -73mins

           

Projects- At A Glance

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Stephen O'Hare

How to construct projects and the order of things has been a big learning point. Satisfying to get that clear in my head.

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