leatherwork beltmaking workshop

make your own personalised belt, in a choice of colours and finishes using best quality british leather. small, and friendly, supervised individually by catherine, the beltmaking day workshop is a great way to introduce yourself to working with leather. covering a range of techniques and skills, with tools and materials provided.


  • select leather
  • cut straps and belt loops
  • punch ends and buckle slots
  • bevel and dye edges
  • skive buckle end turnover, loops and strap end
  • fit buckle and punch stitch and rivet holes
  • rivet and stitch
  • glue loops and punch stitch holes
  • stitch
  • mark belt holes and punch
  • wax finish and assemble
  • punch initials or name

all tools and materials provided, some available to buy.

approximately 6hrs with a maximum of 5 people.