In our leather-making workshop, you will learn how to design and hand-stitch leather accessories with with Ozzy Chien, master craftsman & qualified leather-smith.
“I will welcome you at our boutique store, BIRGU BLUE, where the workshop will be held. The ambience is that of a traditional artisan space, equipped with a 150-year-old wooden carpenter’s bench, where you will sit with me so that I can take you through the process of design, basic pattern making, tips on choosing your leather and the build of your leather accessory which you will then take home with you.” – Ozzy Chien, Leather Craftsman and Teacher.
Individual attention is provided with a maximum of 2 participants per workshop. Tools and materials are provided.
You may choose to make a bracelet (metal accessory included), a hand-stitched bookmark, or an espresso cup holder (a glass espresso cup included). Please check the photo gallery.
Refreshing Ceylon tea is offered to the workshop participants.
What’s included – Drinks: Coffee · Tea · Water. We offer our own blends of teas and coffees, which we also sell at our boutique. It’s also possible to taste local wines for a small extra charge, just ask!
Equipment: Tools and material (leather or fabric) will be provided.
We will conduct our workshop in our shop, BIRGU BLUE, a wonderful space which lovely stone arches and high ceilings which is over 400 years old. You will sit around a traditional carpenter’s bench with me and we will use the work bench for your hands-on leather making session.
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.
Who can attend?
Up to 2 participants per workshop aged 12 and over can attend.
For our safety
All participants (and the host) must wear a protective face covering.
Keep a safe physical distance between yourself and other people. When you meet your host(s) and other guests, don’t shake hands or hug—try a no-contact greeting