This is a beginner level course to introduce the fine and exacting art of leather handcraft. The course develops the basic skill sets for leatherwork by introducing the students to the processes of designing, etching, sewing and finishing the leather to make a utility leather bag and clutch of their own choice.
Please note: VCUQatar reserves the right to cancel classes for which not enough participants are registered. Already paid fees will be refunded.
Please do not purchase materials until VCUQatar has sent final course confirmation.
Participants are required to buy their own materials beforehand and bring them to every class
▪ Long pointed scissors with an ergonomic handle.
▪ UHU all-purpose adhesive (20ml tube)
Leather can be bought from the instructor in class; for a bag as big shown in the sample picture, the cost will be approximately 150-200 QAR.
Leather punching tool will be shared in the class.
On occasions, there may be some more materials to be bought and brought in if and when advised by the instructor.
Most of the materials are available from any art supply shop, for example:
Sangeeta Deepu is a multi-faceted handicrafts professional with mastery in ceramics and leather works.
She is passionate about sharing her rewarding experience and is a dedicated teacher. Sangeeta has perfected her own unique method for making ceramic bracelets. She also make her own mosaics for decorative artwork for any space.
Sangeeta has been featured in the Gulf Times Community Sunday Conversation titled Cath’art’ic, in the cover story Discovery via Creativity in the Qatar Tribune Supplement Chillout. Also in the Society magazine of the Gulf Times.