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The Belt

The Leather belt is a timeless classic, Something that never goes out of style. 

In this tutorial, Peter will show you how to create something that is not only robust and functional but also radiates luxury and refinement.

As you dive into this tutorial, you will discover the the techniques we explore extend far beyond belts alone and can be applied to bag handles, camera straps and more!


Tutorial Skills

  1. Choosing the thickness of materials

  2. Reinforcement layers explained

  3. Attaching the keeper and lining

Meet your instructor

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.

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