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Leatherworking as a Hobby

Leatherworking as a Hobby

As the new year kicks off many people are making plans for what they want to accomplish in 2023. This could include new places to visit, achieving career goals, exploring life goals, and trying out new hobbies! If you’re looking to learn a new skill this year, we suggest leatherworking. Leatherworking is one of the oldest crafts in history and is the perfect hobby to keep your hands and your mind active.

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Brit Ellerman
Holiday Gift Ideas - Leathercraft Editon

Holiday Gift Ideas - Leathercraft Editon

Tired of buying the same old holiday gifts for your friends and family? Or giving impersonal gift certificates as presents? The holiday season is fast approaching, unique gift ideas are in high demand, and we have you covered! 

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Repurposing Leather Goods: What to Do With Unused Leather Projects and Scraps

Repurposing Leather Goods: What to Do With Unused Leather Projects and Scraps

Finished with your leather crafting project and unsure of what to do with the scraps? Holding on to an old leather accessory that you’re not sure what to do with? Did a relative give you a leather gift that’s not entirely your style? We’ve got you covered! Keep reading to learn how to properly repurpose, recycle, reuse, or upcycle your leather discards! 

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The Art of Leather Stamping

The Art of Leather Stamping

Hand-carved leather has long been considered a highly valued material. The earliest preserved hand-carved leather items date back 3,000 years and were used to decorate homes and body armor. Leather carving grew even more popular in the 1800s when the practice was picked up by cowboys and ranchers of the Wild West. The elaborate and highly decorative saddles showcased wealth and status among the cowboy and ranching communities. 

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