Mobile Saddler Courses … held at the Tasmanian Saddlery School

Whenever Rick is not undertaking Remote Training in Outback Australia, we offer short courses in Leatherwork and Saddlery.

Course A: Advanced Bridle and Matching Breastplate – includes Braiding and Fully Hand Sewn Browband to your own design

Course Duration: 3 day course.

Course Cost: $800.00 each (includes tutors fees, lunch, morning and afternoon teas and material costs).   Includes GST.   Half payment is required upon enrolment in course, with the balance payable on the day.

Accommodation (2 nights):

Limited Accommodation is available for singles and couples only; this includes all meals and double bed with electric blanket.

Accommodation Cost: $200 each.        Night before/after:   Add $60 each per night.      For interstate visitors this includes Airport Transfers from Hobart.

Skills taught include how to prepare and cut strapping, edging, and beveling, skiving, polishing, hand-sewing.

Students take home their own patterns as well as their personal handcrafted Bridle and Breastplate.

This workshop includes a Bridle with fully hand–sewn browband, as well as a matching Breast Plate with decorative braiding and optional Conchos.

Maximum 2 students. Staying with us.

Maximum 6 students.  Staying elsewhere.

 

Course B: Hand Sewing Workshop

Course Duration: Basic 1 day workshop.

Course Cost: $300.00 each (includes tutoring fees, lunch, morning and afternoon teas and material costs).   Includes GST.   Half payment is required upon enrolment in course, with the balance payable on the day.

Students will enjoy learning the fundamental skills required to make their own lunchtime Hobble Belt.

Skills taught include how to prepare and cut strapping, edging, beveling, skiving, polishing, hand–sewing.

Maximum: 10 students.

 

Course C: Advanced Leather carving Workshops

Option 1:   Make a Carved and Painted Leather and Timber Saddle Stool.

Option 2:  Make an A4 or A5 Carved and Painted Diary Cover.

Course Duration: Basic 2 day weekend workshop.

Course Cost: $500.00 each (includes tutoring fees, lunch, morning and afternoon teas and material costs).  Includes GST.    Half payment is required upon enrolment in course, with the balance payable on the day.

Accommodation (1 night):  Limited Accommodation is available for singles and couples only; this includes all meals and double bed with electric blanket.

Accommodation Cost: $100 each.     Night before/after: add $60 each per night.    For interstate visitors this does include Airport Transfers from Hobart.

Students will enjoy learning the fundamental skills required to make fully hand-carved and painted Saddle Stool, along with either a carved and painted Belt or a Notebook Cover.

Skills taught include how to prepare and cut Leather, edging, bevelling, skiving, polishing, hand–sewing, design transfer, carving and painting.

Maximum: 2 students. Staying with us

Maximum: 6 students. Staying elsewhere

 

Payment Options

We accept the following methods of payment:

*  Cheque or money order made out to Mobile Saddler Pty Ltd, and sent to the address below.

*  Credit Card (Visa or Mastercard).   We can take your details over the phone and generate a receipt through the Westpac website, which will be emailed to you as confirmation of payment.

*  You can pay through our website itself (see the bottom of our Online Shop page).

*  Direct deposit.  Our bank account details are as follows:

Account name: Mobile Saddler Pty Ltd

BSB 037 014

Account number 232100

Westpac Bank

 

Suitable for all ages – no previous experience necessary!

 

What you can make is limited only by your imagination!

 

For bookings or information contact Rick and Lesley
Phone: (03) 6254 6196 / email mobilesaddler@activ8.net.au

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