Leather Braiding with Gail Hought

WSHE Presents Leather Braiding with Gail Hought

Learn all about leather braiding from Gail Hought of Hought Fine Art & Leather. Gail will be there for the 4 days and invites you to look for the Hought Fine Art and Leather booth where she will be teaching leather braiding classes.

There will be one 3 hour class in the morning and one in the afternoon.  Morning sessions are from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM; afternoon sessions are from 2 PM – 5 PM.  Each session is limited to 2 students.

*Upon enrollment on this page or by phone, 707-599-9493, there will be a $100 fee.  Feel free to enroll in more than one session.

Materials supplied include pre-cut fully prepared strings and a mandrel, which you will take home.  Tools are supplied.  Bring your braiding questions as well, I will be happy to answer them.

Buttons and Knots Instructed: as seen in the photos

2 & 3 pass Spanish Ring Knot

6 bight Turk’s head with herringbone interweave

6 bight Turk’s head with gaucho interweave

4 bight gaucho

6 bight long pineapple button with herringbone interweave

A notebook is recommended.

*Are you interested in learning to braid a Bosal?  I would be happy to provide instruction on the noseband and the heel knot, both their groundwork and braiding.  These would be taught in sections and could be a way for you to get started.  Please let me know if you are interested by calling or emailing me to set up these times during the provided sign-up times.  707-599-9493 or [email protected]

Available for purchase will be several braiding kits-including Key Fob kits, all books in The Art of Braiding collection and the pencil drawn Hackamore series western art prints.

Enroll here: https://www.hought.com/brinsthp-calexpo.html

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