The leather goods manufacturing course is offered by Scuola Leonardo da Vinci in Florence and has a program that is adaptable to students’ different time needs.
As a matter of fact, participants can choose to attend a half-day or a day course, and for those who wish to deepen this subject, can last from 3 to 6 months.
HALF DAY COURSE
The Half Day course begins with a short lesson about the materials used in creating leather products. Afterwards the Master Craftsman teaches how to cut, assemble and finish a handsome book cover.
The course fees include the finished book cover with blank page journal inside.
FULL DAY COURSE
The Full Day course begins with a short lesson about the materials used in creating leather products. Afterwards participants assemble and finish a handsome leather pouch-stile handbag.
The course fees include the finished handbag.
1 MONTH COURSE (Special course, working exclusively handmade)
In this course, the student will acquire knowledge of the working phases of a leather product, usually a bag, exclusively done by hand and without the use of sewing machines. The phases are cutting, drilling, assembly, sewing, finishing. The finished product remains in the possession of the student.
LONG TERM COURSES
- 3 months course
This course is designed to teach students all basic elements of the leather crafts. Participants receive a sampling of the various disciplines (analysis of the different materials, design and pattern making, cutting, foldering, fleshing, assembling and finishing) and will learn how to create and finish important leather goods.
The course fees include the finished leather goods.
- 6 months course
The second part of this long term course is focuses on the deepening of the leather manufacturing and ending with a professional exam.