Genuine New Zealand Tanned Leather Purple Textured Hides Craft DIY Sheepskin. The New Zealand leather hides have a textured ridge like finish and some scuffs on their surface which is characteristic of these hides and gives them a rustic singular finish. The leather skins are of medium weight have a lot of body and would be great for any craft or DIY project. Please note that leather is natural and part of an animal, scars and imperfections are all part of its character and personality.
This purple textured hide with a natural veg tanned finish makes for an incredibly unique material for any DIY project. This genuine animal hide originates from New Zealand, has very few imperfections that come with any authentic hide. The finish on this leather material make it an incredibly unique and one of a kind item. Turn this sheepskin into a brand new handbag, or if you’re really feeling ambitious, create a cell phone or tablet case from this authentic material. The color and texture on this sheepskin hide are sure to stand out on any piece that you create. Pick up one of our beautiful animal skin hides if you are looking for a great material for your next craft project.
***Measurements on leather skins are not the same as on fabric***The New Zealand hides are longer and narrower than the Spanish Lambskin hides.
For example on AVERAGE a 5 sq ft leather skin will measure about 38¨x 19¨or 96 cm x 48 cm
For example on AVERAGE a 6 sq ft leather skin will measure about 39¨x 20¨or 98 cm x 50 cm
For example on AVERAGE a 7 sq ft leather skin will measure about 40¨x 21¨or 100 cm x 52 cm
For example on AVERAGE a 8 sq ft leather skin will measure about 41¨x 22¨or 104 cm x 55 cm
For example on AVERAGE a 9 sq ft leather skin will measure about 44¨x 23¨or 112 cm x 58 cm
For example on AVERAGE a 10 sq ft leather skin will measure about 45¨x 24¨or 115 cm x 62 cm
For example on AVERAGE a 11 sq ft leather skin will measure about 46¨x 26¨or 117 cm x 65 cm
The square footage on genuine LEATHER refers to total workable surface area as leather hides shapes are not consistent.
The average thickness of a sheepskin hide is 2 – 2.2 oz or .8 mm – .9 mm
***The photos are for reference only and not necessarily of the actual hide***
The leather skins listed here are full sheepskins and NOT leather scraps.
If you need any other information please do not hesitate to ask. If you would like a different type of leather skin and you don`t see it listed here please let me know.