I was asked for a black skinny belt so I busted out our bridle leather and made this beauty!
I’ve wanted to make a reversible belt for a while but it’s taken me ages to source a decent buckle. These are pretty solid being nickle plated copper, not stainless or anything quite so nice but pretty much the world standard for belt buckles these days. First I had to cut the two pieces, this […]
If you follow us you’ll notice we’ve been a bit behind with projects lately. Kelley’s kids came for a week and honestly we were too busy with them to do much so we’ll be making it up with some double project days in the next week or two! First I had to cut the strips, […]
Kelley needs a business card holder so I fired one up for her. Any time I can use a scrap and a raw leather edge I love to so here we go. I grabbed some burgundy leather we have and first just cut a piece. Then shaped it, stitched it, and threw our stamp […]
A high end bag requires a dust and shipping cover! We had exactly enough of this plaid to do one and it was such a perfect fit I was thrilled. First I had to serge the bag together. Then I folded and pressed down the top seam and ran a stitch around it to hold […]
Yesterday you saw the pad, today you get to see the strap. Making the strap was pretty easy, I cut it, antiqued it then hit it with a light coat of dye from the airbrush to match the colour better. I did make it slightly darker deliberately, not much just a little bit so the […]
This is a shoulder pad for he strap on the weekender. The pad is made from the same bridle leather as the bag and padded with a slim closed cell foam. First the pieces were cut The foam was glued to the bottom piece The top piece had the slits cut. Then the corners were […]
I read online that you can use t-shirt transfers to put graphics on leather so I thought I’d try it out. I did it both before and after dying the leather, you don’t see the before here because it acted as a resist to the dye and it just got messy. The one on […]