Craft a Kangaroo Leather Pouch - June Course (Accelerated 2-day)

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Simétrie

7-11 Dawson Street

Brunswick, VIC 3056

Australia

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At Simétrie we are passionate about balancing our human desire for fashion and style while managing our impact on the earth. We create leather goods that you will love from season to season, using the most ecological materials available to us. We make goods that are timeless. Harness your inner craftsperson and come create with us.


Over 2 x 4.5-hour classes you will be guided through the production of your very own leather pouch. Our classes are practical and fun, with design and production theory weaved in. Our stylish, yet functional, Crescent Moon Pouch will be made by you, for you.

This is our accelerated course, where we prepare the tabs and finish some edges to be able to deliver this in shorter contact hours for the participants.

Demonstrations by our experienced instructor will guide you through the pouch-making process. All materials and tools are provided; you will also be provided with a take-home information guide and sewing kit to ensure you are able to continue your love affair with leather after the classes are over.
Perfect for beginners, the Crescent Moon Pouch workshop has been designed for people who are wanting to try something new; no previous leather experience is required.


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What you will learn:

- The assembly process for a finished leather good and various leather finishes

- Attaching metal hardware and inserting a zip

- Saddle stitching (hand sewing technique) to assemble the finished good

- How to use an embossing machine to personalise your leather pouch


What you will get:

- Learn skills in leather bag making

- A self-made Crescent Moon Pouch in either size: XS or M

- Info to take home so you can continue channelling your inner bag-maker



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Available Pouch Sizes to Create:

XS Crescent Moon

- Australian vegetable tanned kangaroo leather
- Linen threads
- Cotton zips
- Gold-tone zinc alloy hardware
- Designed in Melbourne, Australia
- For cash, coins and cards
- 17cm x 10.5cm


M Crescent Moon

- Australian vegetable tanned kangaroo leather
- Linen threads
- Cotton zips
- Gold-tone zinc alloy hardware
- Designed in Melbourne, Australia
- For your plus sized phone, keys, passport, cash, coins and cards
- Sized also to fit the xs crescent moon pouch inside
- 26cm x 16cm

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Class Dates + Times:

  • June Course: Sat 15th 12:30-5pm & Sat 22nd 12:30-5pm


What we stand for

The human desire to express ourselves through fashion is important. It allows us to show the world who we perceive ourselves to be. However, the impact that fast fashion is having on our planet is at crisis stage. It is well documented that the fashion manufacturing process is putting an unprecedented amount of pressure on our planet’s resources in a bid to fuel the ever-growing desire to consume fashion products.

At Simétrie we use natural materials to ensure our carbon footprint is minimal where possible. Our dyes and glues are water-based, meaning they are not harmful to produce or use, nor do they present any dangers to our planet’s soils or waterways.

Our leathers are vegetable tanned kangaroo which is a natural, low-emission leather that is harvested from wildlife – not farm-bred animals. Kangaroo leather is a strong yet lightweight material and is considered to be one of the eco-friendliest leathers available.

We don’t claim that our materials are 100 percent perfect yet for a long term solution. We continue to seek raw materials that are as ecological as possible for the health of our planet and our human resources.


Refund Policy

- Cancellations made with less than 7 days notice before the start of a course, will forfeit 50% of the paid workshop fee. In this instance rescheduling to another course date is encouraged. Every effort will be made to make any exceptions or rescheduling requested with less than 7 days notice although it will be dependent on available time and materials in the given notice period.

- Cancellations made less than 48 hours prior to class commencement will forfeit the full workshop fee paid.

- If for any reason a participant cannot attend any one of the workshops reimbursement cannot be made for that session. Materials and further instruction will be provided for the participant to catch up or complete the course.

- Transfers of the entire course into another participant is acceptable and encouraged.


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Simétrie

7-11 Dawson Street

Brunswick, VIC 3056

Australia

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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