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Floral Pattern Layout

Please register at the Leather Crafters booth

Floral Pattern Layout

Al Gould

Friday, May 18, 8 am - 12 pm

Sheridan Room, Holiday Inn

Skill Level: All Skill Levels Welcome!

Discover floral pattern layout, combined with geometric and basket stamping. Learn how to draw patterns properly within a given space while maintaining symmetry, balance and flow. Further instruction involving basic pattern components (flowers, buds, leaves, stems and fillers) will open up inexhaustible possibilities for pattern layout. Then, add borders to complete your designs using cut lines, beaded and serpentine accents.

Materials to Bring: Sketchbook, pencils and eraser.

Al Gould is a custom saddle maker and leather artist, having made saddles since 1960. Horses and cattle have been a large part of his life with experience in – and not limited to – high country packing mules and cow punching. Al is also a gold card member of Pro-Rodeo. He has taught a variety of workshops at numerous past shows and enjoys sharing as much of his hard-earned knowledge as possible. He was awarded the Al Stohlman Award for Achievement in Leathercraft in 2009.