Come to the world famous Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough, ON and handcraft your very own traditional game bag. Using a hearty moose or bison buckskin you will hand sew a bag that will last you for decades. In this workshop you will learn a variety of transferable skills such as:
- Cutting and sewing buckskin;
- Carving and dying vegetable tanned hide;
- Setting copper rivets;
- Installing buckles and straps;
- Detail work like using a leather burner and other embellishments
This workshop includes everything you need to complete a high quality game bag that is approximately 14″ wide and 2-3″ deep. Size may vary based on preferences. The workshop also includes admission to the museum both days and access to their wonderful gift shop which contains the work of local artisans.
Date: September 12 & 13 from 8:30AM – 5:30PM
Please go to The Canoe Museum’s website for registration.