Sheridan Style Decorative Tray: click to enlarge

Sheridan Style Decorative Tray


Sheridan Style Decorative Tray

Akiko Okada

Thursday - Friday, 18. - 19. October, 2018

ROZET, Kortestraat 16, Arnhem

09.00-17.00, (9 am - 5 pm)

Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Course Description: Students will learn tooling techniques for several kinds of flowers and how to make the stems flow in the pattern. Akiko will show you how to apply dye, oil, lacquer, antique and Tan-Kote. This tray is molded by hand, then hand sewed and given clean edges. Some materials donated by Hermann Oak Leather Company and The Fiebing Company.


Student Should Bring: Swivel knife, strop, mallet/maul, stamping tools for Sheridan style (such as Barry King’s undershot, checkered beveler, camouflage, smooth & horizontal & vertical thumbprints – lined & scalloped, lined veiner, some flower centers, backgrounders, seeders...), stylus, edger, stamping stone, sponge or water sprayer, brush, divider, stitching chisel, leather sewing needle and thread.

Akiko Okada has taught three types of leathercraft classes in her city for 28 years, and a workshop in two leather companies in Tokyo every year for 7 years. She has taught in the United States, Australia, Taiwan, China and Germany. A regular visitor to Sheridan, she built a full-size and a 1/2-size saddle with Clint Fay in 2007 and 2008. She entered the World Leather Debut every year from 2005-2012, winning blue ribbons seven times. In 2013, she received the Al Stohlman Award for Achievement in Leathercraft, encouraging her to stay with leathercraft for life. She speaks Japanese and English.

Cancellation Policy

• There is a $25 administration fee for cancelling a workshop.
  (The cost of the workshop will be refunded minus the $25 fee.)
• No refunds after FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2018.