Card Case + Key Fob Class


  • Please email us here to arrange a date for your class allowing 4 weeks lead time
  • The class is for a minimum of 2 and up to 4 people
  • The class is around 3 hours long

In this small-group class you will make a beautiful, Italian leather card case – perfectly sized for travel, business or bank cards – and a leather strapped key fob with a chunky clam clasp and key ring.

Course description

This is a great introductory course to stitching leather with great results at the end!

Starting with a set of tools and the pre-cut leather pieces (we use press knives for crisp, sharp edges and a great-looking, finished product) we will show you how to:

  • Heat crease the edges
  • Cement the layers of the card case together / attach the hardware to the key fob
  • Finish the edges with fine sandpaper and gum tragacanth
  • Punch the stitch holes
  • Set your work in a clam
  • Stitch the case using pre-waxed thread and a pair of needles

There’s no greater feeling than the satisfaction of making something yourself. Why not try a class yourself or share the experience with a friend and give it as a present using one of our beautiful gift cards.


Card case / key fob leather

Hardware for key fob

Stitching pony

Waxed linen thread

Stitching needles

Gum tragacanth

Rubber mallet

Stitch hole punch

All the materials needed for the course are provided and aprons are available for your use, but please wear trousers so that you can use the stitching pony comfortably.


  • We use the finest Italian veg. tanned leathers in our leatherwork from small tanneries, members of the Consorzio Vera Pelle Italiana Conciata Al Vegetale in Tuscany
  • The leathers are supple, waxy and wonderfully tactile
  • The pieces for our kits and classes are cut from the sections of leather that we can’t use in our shoemaking, so they help us to reduce waste.
  • Veg. tanned leather is a natural, organical material; the tone and depth of colour of the leather varies and will change with use and age, developing their own beautiful patina over time.

See our full Terms & Conditions here.

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