What I love about working with various leathers is the colors and richness of the fabric. Also, the naturalness of its scent makes me feel connected to its source. Some may find this interesting, but when I'm working with leather (skin to skin), I know I'm touching something valuable.
I appreciate the history – especially how long it's been clothing humans and keeping us warm for hundreds of years. How it's been used becomes more personal and respected.
This way, I know the effort I put into my work will be valued and hopefully passed on to someone else because of the beauty it exhibits, like a masterful art piece.
Have you always wanted to design your own leather fashion accessories but felt like taking on a project that complex might be a little too ambitious? Read this article to learn about Sabrina Lee's creative process, where she finds leathercraft inspiration and how she designed her very own Celine Travel Tote Bag.
Authentic leather material is nearly impossible to replicate. Faux leather made a valiant effort as an eco-friendly alternative, but it must undergo a chemical process to make it as flexible as leather. Read this article to find out more reasons why leather is forever.
Impress family and friends with your leather crafting skills and create meaningful handmade gifts for the holidays. To promote a naturalistic approach to gift-giving, we’ve compiled a list of simple gift ideas you can make from our Spanish leather hides.