Costume Makers Open Day at Tandy Leather

Got this earlier today and thought it might be of interest to some people :slight_smile:

It’s this Sunday (2017-11-26).

So the time is finally upon us,

Please see below for some details for our Costume Makers Open day, at Tandy Leather Manchester
Unit 20 Lime Square,
M11 1DA

We are located on the front of the Lime Square shopping complex (between Costa Coffee and Wynsors World Of Shoes, drive past McDonalds and Morrisons.) Free Parking.

Bus number 219 from Piccadilly train station to lime square.

We shall open the doors to the store at 09:45 am and be closing at 4:00pm


10:05 – 10:07 Welcome to the store – Brendon

10:10 – 10:50 Making Custom Rivets and Terraflex Armour (demo) - Pipa Wolf

11:00 – 11:20 Historic clothing (discussion) - Joy Nolan-Evans

11:30 – 12:15 Leather types and usages + Gluing/attaching leather to other materials (discussion and Demo) Julie Morrisroe

12:30 – 13:00 Airbrushing leather for Steampunk (demo) – Sam Weldon

13:00 – 13:30 Break for Lunch – See a member of Tandy staff for a discount code for Costa Coffee

13:30 – 13:50 Turning Paper patterns into costume patterns (demo) – Pipa Wolf

14:00 – 14:15 Group Euro Cosplay (discussion / recorded interview) – Sophie & Helen

14:20 – 14:35 Individual Euro Cosplay (discussion / recorded interview) – Katie

14:45 – 15:10 Strapping and belts for costumes – Pipa Wolf

*All times are approximate and subject to change.

We shall also be having various demonstrations going on throughout the day including:
-Danny demonstrating 3d printing as a manufacturing tool.
-Joe making steampunk accessories.
-David carving leather for decorations.
-Brendon Dyeing and finishing Leather.

Please bring along your favourite piece or pieces that you are proud of to showcase your work, along with anything you are struggling with or think you could improve.

Please feel free to come in costume, as we shall be taking lots of pictures. – There will be prizes for our favourite costumes :wink:

If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact the store.