Ethical Fashion Guatemala Workshops & Leather Classes

Guatemala Leather Workshop creates for  you the opportunity is you always wanted to learn how to make things with leather? Guatemalan Workshops & Leather Classes will take you the next level of learning this art form.

In our Guatemala Leather Workshop, Nicolas Pop of La Cueva Leather will take you through the basics of creating your own leather creation and teach you what you need to know about making premium leather goods, from wallets to leather bags.

Guatemala Leather Workshop

Our one-day intensive hands-on Guatemala Leather Workshop are dedicated to the fine art of leather crafting.

Guatemalan Workshops & Leather Classes

Learn Maya traditional leather working techniques from selecting the right piece of leather, what hardware and tools you need, designing and pattern making, marking and cutting out, assembling, stitching, and hand finishing — you will learn everything you need to know in crafting handmade projects including:

  • An introduction to basic tools
  • An understanding of the various types of leather
  • How to pick the right type of material for your project(s)
  • Tz’utujil Maya pattern making and design
  • Tips on cutting leather
  • Gluing
  • Setting rivets and snaps
  • Punching holes
  • Hand stitch and lace leather

Guatemalan Workshops & Leather Classes

Guatemala Leather Workshop is designed for artisans and hobbyists with little or no previous experience in leather work who want to learn the fundamental skills of creating leather art.

This workshop is taught in Nicolas’s home studio. For your benefit, this workshop is limited to 3 students so that you receive the attention you deserve.

Please wear clothes that don’t matter if they get dirty or stained. It doesn’t always happen but it’s best to be prepared.

About Nicolas Pop

Local, unique and handmade, Nicolas Pop from La Cueva Leather knows how to make the finest leather goods using traditional hand tools. Everything is done “the old world way”.

Each piece of leather is skillfully dyed, trimmed and sewn by hand. La Cueva has a reputation for quality, value, and attention to detail, garnering attention from around the world.

Guatemalan Workshops & Leather Classes

Guatemala Leather Workshop

DURATION: 7-8 hours

LOCATION: San Pedro La Laguna

PHYSICAL LEVEL: Easy & Relaxed

PRICE: $150.00 per person (Q1150)


BOOKING REQUIREMENTS: Reservations should be made 48 hours in advance.

TOUR INCLUDES: All leather supplies and tools, traditional tipico lunch, transportation, guide/interpreter, and Leather workshop instruction.

Guate 502-4467-9981

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