Make Smith offers a seasonal leather-crafting workshop events for all skill levels. Our goal is to provide the resources, education, and community for creative minds to make quality handcrafted leather goods. Our workshops can enhance a growing career or satiate a long time desire to start a new skill in a small class format. We host a variety of classes in which students will make leather goods such as, a bracelet, a belt, a bag, and much more.
Curriculum approach: Emphasizes DOING to learn, MAKING to be creative, and EMBRACING mistakes to gain experience. We empower our students to craft with their hands, become self sufficient and build confidence. If you're interested in signing up for a class, please take a look at our course offerings from the list below.
Corporate Team Building: For larger groups please reach our and schedule a workshop take-over, and take a looks at some these great options, like book making.
Certification Program: After Leathercraft 1, 2, and 3 are complete, students will received their Make Smith Leathercraft fundamental credentials.
Sign Up: New class offerings are announced via our NEWSLETTER
Class Location: 135 East De La Guerra St, Santa Barbara CA 93101 (map).
Refunds are credited in full with in 48 hrs of purchase date. Classes will not be refunded after this time due to the demand of the classes. "No shows", and cancellations cannot be traded for future classes or product. They are much like a train ticket or a concert. Once the train has left, you'll need to purchase a new ticket.