Beginner's Leather is for the inspired who have an interest in leather and have no idea where to begin. We are offering this class for you to learn handling, tooling, and assembly. Students will finish a set of coasters to keep.
This class is at our NEW leather studio in the old Eve's Sweets building.
Supplies will be provided. Please bring your own tools, if you have them.
Ages 16 and up. Ages 13-15 may be accompanied by an adult.
Everyone entering the center will need an appropriate face covering at this time.
Teacher Biography - Leon Pielstick
Started leathercraft and tooling at age 10. Made my first saddle with a Tandy Kit at age 14. He has made an abundance of belts and wallets and has mentored other leather workers in leather tooling and saddle making.
Leon attended OSU and graduated from Colorado State University Veterinary School. He was a practicing veterinarian in Burns until retirement and moved to John Day in 2017.