Hand-Stitched Leather Mittens PDF Print E-mail

with Jackie Hrabok-Leppäjärvi

Tues, Thu / 6:30-9:30pm / Nov 28, 30; Dec 7, 12, 14 / REGISTER BY: Nov 21
Cost: $136—or $106 if you pay in advance!*
*NSEDC/NWC fall 2017 price rollback! Regular price $216

Sew by hand durable leather chopper mittens with a warm liner. Learn how to ply thread, make a welt seam, and sew a decorative stitch on the cuff. Patterns, cattle leather, insulating lining, elastic, glover’s needle, and synthetic sinew for two complete sets of mittens and liners are included in the $10 materials fee. Patterns are sized for children, men, and women. If you have fully tanned fish skin from a previous class, bring it with you.

Jackie Hrabok-Leppäjärvi is an assistant professor with UAF’s High Latitude Range Management Program and a faculty member of the Sámi Education Institute in northern Finland. Her expertise includes traditional handicrafts from the Sámi region of northern Europe.


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