Frequently Asked Questions

How much does membership cost?

Membership for a single person is $12.00 per year.
Membership for a family is $17.00 per year.
Membership for an association is $17.00 per year.

How often and where do you meet?

We meet every Monday at 7:00pm unless Monday is a legally recognized holiday. We meet at:

Meadowthorpe Presbyterian Church
356 Hillsboro Ave
Lexington, KY 40511

Do you offer training classes?

Yes. All members are entitled to attend all training classes free of charge. We recommend that new members attend the “Basic Leathercraft” class upon joining.

What tools do I need?

The basic leathercraft set includes six stamping tools, a mallet, and a swivel knife. The six stamping tools are:

1) Camoflage Tool
2) Pear Shader
3) Beveler
4) Veiner
5) Seeder
6) Backgrounder

With these tools, you will be able to produce most leathercraft patterns.

How long does it take to learn?

The average person can complete the “Basic Leathercraft” class within a single 2 hour meeting. From there, it is just practice. The time it will take for you to become preficient depends on your natural skill and ability to learn. Within a month or two, the average person should be proficient enough to compete at a beginner’s level.