Leather coasters, with their timeless elegance and practical functionality, have emerged as must-have accessories in modern home decor. Beyond their utilitarian purpose of protecting surfaces from drink condensation and heat, leather coasters add a touch of sophistication and warmth to any space. Keep reading as we explore the versatility and charm of leather coasters as essential elements of home decor.
Dyeing leather, an ancient practice, allows leather craftsmen to add to their projects with a burst of color while preserving the natural beauty of this exquisite material. In this comprehensive guide, we'll unravel the art of dyeing leather, offering insights, tips, and techniques for achieving stunning results. Let’s kick off the new year with a new skill!
In last month’s post we received a request to dive a little deeper into the use of knife work and floral designs, no pun intended. At Texas Saddlery we love showcasing our work and are happy to provide some tricks of the leather crafting trade. Below are some tips on how to get started and how to perfect your skills.
For the last tutorial in our “how-to” series, we’re providing you with instructions on how to design a leather coaster. Though coasters may not be high on your priority list, we think they’re a great way to practice design and detail skills, and can add a great accent to your home decor! Keep reading for our tips, but also feel free to get creative and explore designs that you enjoy!