The leather goods maker produces leather products on sewing machine in his workshop.

Leather Goods Maker

Leather Goods Makers fabricate and repair leather articles such as wallets, cases, harnesses and saddlery.

Overview

Leather Goods Makers fabricate and repair leather articles such as wallets, cases, harnesses and saddlery.

Day-to-day

  • cuts and prepares leather to design specifications, patterns and drawings
  • joins parts of leather articles using rivets, hand sewing, sewing machines, tools and adhesive
  • restores and repairs leather articles
  • designs patterns and prototypes of boots and shoes
  • makes and grades patterns using manual and computerised methods
  • clicks synthetics, corrected grains, leather linings and leather outers by hand and machine
  • alters and repairs footwear.

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To become a Leather Goods Maker

  • You can work as a Leather Goods Maker without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A certificate II, III or IV in leather production might be helpful.

    Find a Certificate in Leather Production

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