The Western States HORSE EXPO
at Rancho Murieta Equestrian Center, California, will be held
May 9-12, 2019. We will be there for the 4 days and invite
you to look for the Hought Fine Art and Leather booth
where I will be teaching leather braiding classes.
There will be one 3 hour class in the morning and one in the
afternoon. Morning sessions are from 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM; afternoon
sessions are from 2 PM - 5 PM. Each session is limited
to 2 students.
*Upon enrollment either on this page or by phone,
707-599-9493, there will be a $100 fee. Feel free to enroll
in more than one session.
Materials supplied include pre-cut fully prepared strings and
a mandrel, which you will take home. Tools are supplied.
Bring your braiding questions as well, I will be happy to answer
Buttons and Knots Instructed:
as seen in the above
2 & 3 pass Spanish Ring Knot
6 bight Turks head with herringbone interweave
6 bight Turks head with gaucho interweave
4 bight gaucho
6 bight long pineapple button with herringbone interweave
A notebook is recommended.
*Are you interested in learning
to braid a Bosal?
I would be happy to provide instruction on the noseband and the
heel knot, both their groundwork and braiding. These would
be taught in sections and could be a way for you to get started.
Please let me know if you are interested by calling or emailing
me to set up these times during the provided sign-up times.
707-599-9493 or email@example.com
Available for purchase will be
several braiding kits-including Key Fob kits, all books in The
Art of Braiding collection and the pencil drawn Hackamore
series western art prints.