Participants will go through all the stages of the process of creating flowers from the leather. This will include preparation of materials, making patterns, dying materials, assembling and finishing techniques.
Students will learn how to work with a wide range of Japanese style flower making tools.
Students , depending on their progress could choose to make various roses, including old English rose, chrysanthemum, poppy, clematis, dahlia, orchid, sunflower, lily, peony and magnolia. All these flowers are very distinct and in making them students have to use various elements of flower making technique. They will learn how to modify existing patterns and design their own flowers.
The number of students will be strictly limited to make sure that it is a great learning experience.
The duration of the class is 6 hours, cost is $150, it includes lunch and materials. For my constant students the cost is $120. TO secure your place a deposit is required.
To make a booking please contact me by email firstname.lastname@example.org
List of materials that you need for leather flower peony class.
Strong clear glue
scissors to cut leather
piece of any thin cotton material 50cm*50cm
one disposable flat small brush
piece of foam rubber 10cm*10 cm minimum (Clark rubber)
soldering iron (40w) (!!)
Optional but recommended
flower making millinery tools for soldering iron or flower making millinery tools with handles.
Phillip’s head screwdriver or usual screwdriver
Long nosed pliers
plate to put hot tools on