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Craft Modules 2018

Date: 2018
Venue: Various

Saddlers’ one-day CPD modules

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Tool Sharpening and Maintenance

The Old Kennels Workshop, Cirencester, GL7 1UR

26th April, 10.30

The day will cover:

• Different types of knives and how to sharpen and restore
• Setting up
• New stitching awls
• Skirt shaves
• Backing awls
• Plough gauge knives etc

Lecturers:  Mark Romain and Laurence Pearman

Cost: 

Members £65 + VAT

BETA £85 + VAT

Others £95 + VAT

Bring a packed lunch.  Light refreshments provided

Payment to be made on booking.  (limited availability)

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Whip Repairs and attaching Lashes

Tandy Workshop, Unit 20, Lime Square, Ashton Old Road, Openshaw, Manchester, M11 1DA

Sunday 14th October, 10.30

The day will focus on restoration techniques for:

• replacing ends of riding and driving whips
• how to plait lashes

Lecturer:  Chris Taylor
 
Cost:

Members £65 + VAT

BETA £85 + VAT

Others £95 + VAT

Bring a packed lunch.  Light refreshments provided

Payment to be made on booking.  (limited availability)

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Sewing Machine Maintenance and Skiving Machine

Vale Brothers Ltd, Unit 2 Midland Road, Walsall, WS1 3QQ

Friday 31st August, 10.30


Kenton Barrett of Midlands Industrial Sewing Machines Ltd will give various tips on maintaining and using your sewing machine including:

• Cleaning, Setting tension and Timing issues
• Different types of needles and threads and where they can be used.
• Skiving machine and use of seaming attachments.
• Accessories including different types of feet and attachments.

You will be able to practice some of these techniques on the machines at Vale Brothers.

Cost:  £65 + VAT     Bring a packed lunch.  Light refreshments provided

Payment to be made on booking.  (limited availability)

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Competition Winning Tips and Techniques for bridle & harness

Capel Manor College, Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield, EN1 4RQ

Friday 13th July,  10:00am

The day will include tips on:

• How the judging is done and what the judges are looking for
• Getting stitching straight
• Edge finishing
• How to make your piece stand out and get noticed
• Leathers and fittings

Lecturer:  Frances Kelly

Cost:  Members £65 + VAT  

BETA £85 + VAT

Others £95 + VAT  

Canteen on the premises.  Light refreshments provided

Contact the SMS office to book your place.   (limited availability)

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All SMS and outside courses attract CPD points

Don’t forget to inform the office of any outside event you have attended so that we can record your points.

SMS courses:      5 points
Outside courses:  4 points

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Please note numbers are limited for most courses so early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.
Places will be filled on a ‘first come first served’ basis.
Payment must be made when booking.