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    A handmade leather belt made from scratch? Yes you can with our Leather Belt Making Workshop with Steven Soria of Make Smith Leather Company. Steven will teach us how to make an authentic cowhide belt that is accurately sized, burnished and ready to wear out the door when you’re finished. Joined by his father, Steven will also share his third-generation knowledge of leather resources, dyes and vocabulary of the trade.

    Sunday, January 26th 2014, 2 - 5 PM

    *Please arrive 15 minutes early.

    WHERE: Poketo Store, 820 E. 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013

    Registration Price: $125
    Class size is limited: 20


    You will get to take home, (or even wear!) your own handmade leather and a rotary leather hole puncher, not to mention a wealth of knowledge from two professional leather craftsmen.

    Please wear closed toed shoes! We don’t want any bruised toes!

    Should you have any questions, or if this workshop is sold out and you would like to be put on a waiting list, please visit our FAQ's page here or email


    Announcement to all DIY People of Santa Barbara, designers, craft persons, makers and first-timers:

    Take a class with Steven Soria of Make Smith Leather Co. and hand-make Christmas gifts for friends, or yourself. Why Not? M.S. is hosting their first bracelet making workshop at the leather working studio in downtown Santa Barbara. Choose from three dates: Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 21st, 22nd and 23rd from 6 - 8pm. Sign up here!

    Class break down:

    1. Quick survey of leather crafting tools

    2. Brief overview of leather types

    3. In depth demonstration of a bracelet making

    4. Then, you're set free to make as many bracelets as you can in an hour and a half, so there will be lots of creative crafting time.

    Price:  $50  (includes all tools and materials) 

    How to sign up: Call 805.699.6296 or by a ticket here!

    Class location:  117 West De La Guerra St, Santa Barbara CA  93101

    Class dates and time:  November 21st, 22nd and 23rd from 6 - 8pm