10 mins


Perfect Piping

Luxury leather bags need immaculately crafted piping for durability and outstanding aesthetics. A quintessential element of bag structure and quality, leather piping comes in many forms that are both beautiful and functional. In this tutorial, Peter Nitz covers the basic techniques to get impeccable piping every time, in addition to different piping methods.

Tutorial Skills

1. Materials selection: cords and leather    thickness

2. Peter’s easy piping technique

3. Continuous piping with invisible               seams

4. Proper skiving methods

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Book Private Leatherworking Lessons with Peter Nitz in Zurich

In the heart of Zurich, Peter Nitz offers private leatherworking and leather crafting classes at his Atelier studio. Individuals or groups who partake in Peter’s week-long course will gain exclusive access to his luxury leather materials, tools and Atelier workshop. More importantly, they’ll be privy to Peter’s unparalleled leather crafting knowledge, having the opportunity to ask detailed questions while learning a broad range of leather crafting skills and techniques from the master himself. 


At the end of the week, students will leave with a self-made leather good of their choosing. To book a private leather course in Zurich with Peter Nitz, please fill out the contact form below.

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