Leather Goods Maker

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

    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