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Peter Nitz 3 day Masterclass in Zurich

Learn the art of leather with Peter Nitz at his atelier in Zurich

  • Ended
  • 2,900 Swiss francs
  • Atelier Peter Nitz

Service Description

For the first time in Zurich, Peter Nitz will offer a 3-day Masterclass (limited to eight students). During this 3 day long Masterclass, Peter Nitz, along with master craftsman Julian Danel, will guide students in making their own bag from beginning to end. The project will be the Salem Pochette which includes many important leather crafting techniques. Students will learn skills such as skiving (by machine and hand), pricking, saddle-stiching with the awl, backing and reinforcements and how to properly install the lining. And of course all the special Peter Nitz tips and tricks for creasing and edge finishing. Students will be required to bring with them the following: -electric edge creaser (preferable two port) with FN3 and S05 tips -3.0 size pricking irons (peferably one with 2 teeth, 5 teeth and one with 8-12 teeth) -round awl and diamond awl -cutting knife -metal ruler 30cm or longer -rubber mallet for pricking -crimping Pliers -pen & pencil -bees wax -any other favourite tools to work with Peter Nitz will provide the leather, pattern, reinforcements, thread, needles, sand paper, glue, Uniters edge paint & application tool. Location: Spiegelgasse 13, 8001 Zurich Conditions: As the course is extremely limited, once booked, there are no cancellations/refunds. In case of cancellation from the organiser, you will be provided a full refund. Recommended hotels: 2 Stars: Hotel Marta 3 Stars: Hotel Adler 4 Stars: Hotel Marktgasse All three hotels are walking distance away from the Atelier. Other hotels can be found on

Contact Details

  • Spiegelgasse 13, Zürich, Switzerland

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