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In our Two-day leatherwork workshop, you will be able to create a beautiful horse bridle.

Come join this unique leather workshop taught by award-winning leather artisan Dave Mangino.

Dave uses a unique combination of knotting and braiding techniques to create the fastenings for his products.

He will help you to craft a leather bridle using knotted fastenings.

Being made entirely of leather, the product will also achieve a high degree of suppleness, in effect molding itself and ensuring maximum comfort.


This workshop will be held in our meeting room, so it is indoors, comfortable with a pleasant outlook.

Apparel required: comfortable casual clothing, jeans etc and covered footwear (i.e. no jandals). Please note: often we are dyeing different colours in our leatherwork workshops.

Leather aprons will be available for use if desired.


  • Workshop length: 6hrs 10-4pm 2 Days
  • The workshop will run on demand.  If you are interested we invite you to book the complete workshop time slot. You can then participate individually, or invite friends and family.  You may choose to organise the workshop as a gift or share the cost amongst those attending.  
  • Full payment for the workshop will be required before we can confirm the booking.
  • The workshop will usually cost at least $800 for up to four participants, however, for larger groups, there will an additional participant fee to reflect the additional materials required.   
  • A catered lunch will not be included in the workshop cost.  If you would like a catered lunch we can arrange this at approximately $50 per participant.  Alternatively, you can bring your own meal or take the short drive to Clevedon and enjoy the options at the local food outlets. 
  • A lovely quality morning and afternoon tea will be included in the workshop cost.
  • Bookings can be made by contacting Maureen directly Contact Office


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