Prescott Resort – Prescott Room
Wednesday 02/22 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
All skill levels welcome!
Workshop Description: Have you ever been curious about alligator skins and how easy or difficult it would be to make a product out of it? If the thought has given you any anxiety, Broderick will put your mind at ease. In this workshop, he will demonstrate how versatile the alligator skin can be while making a front pocket wallet that includes a money clip. The workshop will include the student dyeing a crust alligator skin pattern, assembling the wallet (which will include sewing and edge finishing), and also a demonstration by Broderick on how to cut an alligator skin for maximum use.
All materials will be provided for this workshop, including printed instructions and a pattern for future use. Additionally, a 10% discount on your first alligator skin purchase, either at the show or on his website, is included. Discount code is on the pattern.
Materials to bring: Notebook, pencil/pen and questions. Cameras and video are welcome. If you prefer to hand-stitch your items, feel free to bring the necessary equipment (pricking irons, needles, mallet, pounding board, etc.).
Workshop Instructor: Broderick Vaughan owns Vaughan Gators in Tallahassee, Florida. What started as a new hobby for an avid lifetime hunter turned into a full-time job as a nuisance alligator trapper for the Florida Wildlife Commission. After a decline in the international alligator hide market in 2016, Broderick began tanning all of his own hides at Sebring Custom Tanning. The unique experience of being a part of the entire production process, from capturing the live alligator to making the finished goods, is what led him to develop a passion for leatherwork.
Workshop Sponsors: The Fiebing Co., Leather Machine Co., LLC, Renia USA, and Vaughan Gators, LLC
Registering for someone else? Be sure to record their name as the student in the Order Notes Box (located under the Shipping Address) when you Check Out.