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Leather Workshop at Studio Turquesa

Teaching my first workshop!




This weekends workshop that I taught was a whole lotta fun!  I think I was nervous because I forgot how to make a knot with the thread.  After I got over my fear everything went smoothly.  Everyone finished their two wrap bracelet in 2 hours!  They were stringing like pros.  Good times with good friends! Gracias!  

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