Catherine Edwards

Catherine Edwards trained as a Boot and Shoe maker, working for many of the most prestigious bespoke footwear companies in Britain. She was based in the West End of London before a residency at the Royal Armouries, Leeds, which led to the production of her first collection of unique leathergoods.
 
Catherine has since built up her leathergoods business, qualifying as a Master Craftsman. She also travels all over the country delivering workshops and lectures.

You do such a grand job – perfect location and set up, always welcoming, inspiring tutors and great food such a great day out thank you Gaynor, Sue and Vanessa

Ruth Pullan

Ruth specialises in the traditional art of making hand stitched leather goods using British vegetable tanned leather, having learnt the craft through Master Saddler, David May at the Cumbria School of Saddlery. She sells her contemporary pieces through a number of craft fairs and shows across the country and passes on some of her skills through demonstrations and workshops at festivals.