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13 mins



Leather pricking lays the foundation for stitching, allowing you to properly design and structure your leather goods. In this tutorial, Peter Nitz covers how to choose the right thread size and picking iron, how to distance your pricking from the material’s edge correctly, and how to expertly prick corners and curves.

Tutorial Skills

1. Choosing thread sizes and picking irons
2. Correct pricking measurements 
3. Corner pricking 
4. Pricking curves

This video is only available as part of our Core Techniques Bundle.

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Book Private Leatherworking Lessons with Peter Nitz in Zurich

In the heart of Zurich, Peter Nitz offers private leatherworking and leather crafting classes at his Atelier studio. Individuals or groups who partake in Peter’s week-long course will gain exclusive access to his luxury leather materials, tools and Atelier workshop. More importantly, they’ll be privy to Peter’s unparalleled leather crafting knowledge, having the opportunity to ask detailed questions while learning a broad range of leather crafting skills and techniques from the master himself. 


At the end of the week, students will leave with a self-made leather good of their choosing. To book a private leather course in Zurich with Peter Nitz, please fill out the contact form below.

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