Masterclass Glove-making

glove-making bespoke luxury leather skin embroidery riina


The Course is run over 2 weekends. 12-13th. & 19-20th. of November. Hours are 9am till 5pm. including a lunch-break of 30 minutes. (Limited number of participants)

The teacher is Riina Õun, whom you can meet and read more about here

The Course is a mix of theory and practical exercise, where you will be introduced to and get hands-on with the Craft. The purpose is to give an introduction to the basic-techniques behind hand-made gloves and it requires some knowledge of handsewing.

Day 1:

  • The History behind the Craft
  • Introduction to the materials, quality-control and sourcing of leather.
  • The glovemakers tools
  • Anatomy and patterns
  • Handstitching & decoration

Day 2:

  • Decoration-techniques
  • Measuring and sizing
  • Presentation of a classic pattern and customizing it.
  • The design-process

Day 3;

  • Placement and tracing on leather
  • Each participant makes a test-glove

Day 4;

  • Each participant makes a pair of gloves after own design using the presented sewing and decoration-techniques.
  • Care of leather-products.


The Course is intensive, at a high level and the language is English. Upon completion a Diploma is handed out.

Fee & Enrollment

The Course-fee is Dkk. 3999 pr. participant. The fee covers materials for the test-glove and all teaching material needed. (Materials for the assignment after own design is not included.) Lunch is also not included.

Upon reception of the enrollment-form, a confirmation is forwarded alongside our payment-information. When enrolling we kindly request a deposit of dkk. 2500. The remainder of the Fee is due 2 weeks before the Course starts. When enrolling later the 2 weeks before the Course starts, the entire Fee is due, whereoff dkk. 2500 is deposit.

Participation can be cancelled by the applicant up untill the Course starts, whereafter the Fee is returned minus the deposit.

The deposit is non-refundable!

If the Course is cancelled by the Academy, the Fee is returned in its entirety.