Greg Luttrell, Phd

Studio 9

CustoM Tooled and Formed Leather

Since 1994, Greg Luttrell, PhD has created custom tooled, dyed, and hand colored, uniquely designed, functional and artistic leather goods.

Since his initial start in the leather media working with Scouts, Greg Luttrell, PhD has worked for clients across the country, taught leather skills to individuals and groups, had multiple articles published in the international leather magazine Leather Crafter's & Saddlers Journal, displayed leather goods in art shows, craft fairs and cowboy events, won and placed in art and design competitions. Greg is known as an expert in leather tooling.


Studio Hours

Wednesday - Saturday| Noon - 4

Manhattan Leather Design



Stamped Leather Belt - Spend 4 one to two hour sessions learning how to stamp, color, finish and assemble leather while you make your own top grain leather belt - $100 (all tools, supplies and leather provided).  No prior experience needed.

Leather Mask - Make a wearable leather mask.  Two 3-4 hour sessions.  No experience required.  All tools, supplies and leather provided. - $100 each, $180/couple.

Western Floral Carving - This 8 session (1-2 hours each) class explores the tools and techniques used to create "old west" style leather carving.  No prior leather experience needed.  Tools available for rental or purchase.  Leather provided.  $120.

Make Your Own Purse - (sewing experience required) - Spend two sessions with Dr. Greg while you make your own sewn leather purse.  Explore different leathers, sewing techniques, assembly and decoration. - $100 includes all leathers, decorative items and use of the Manhattan Leather Design leather stitcher.

All classes held in Studio 9 under the direction of Dr. Greg, leather artist.  Contact him with questions or to schedule your leather experience!