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  • How To Make a Leather Feather
    May 4, 2022

    How To Make a Leather Feather

    In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, Tandy Leather, in cooperation with our Veteran partners, is sponsoring an event across all of our US stores during the month of May. We invite our customers and associates to show their support...

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  • Featured Maker: Dominic Davis
    May 3, 2022

    Featured Maker: Dominic Davis

    Meet Dominic Davis, owner of D2 Leatherwork! He creates high quality custom leatherwork with intricate carving designs. Follow Dominic on social media for more inspiration @d2_leatherwork! HOW-TO DRAW A SHERIDAN PATTERN Watch Dominic Davis draw a Sheridan Pattern from start...

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  • Tandy Skills: Edge Finishing Tutorial
    January 10, 2022

    Tandy Skills: Edge Finishing Tutorial

    Tandy Skills: Edge Finishing Clean, smooth, professional-looking edges are the key to any leather project, and we've broken down the process in step-by-step detail to help you learn this essential leatherworking skill! Step 1: Edge Trimming When creating a finished...

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  • Tandy Skills: Bonding Leather Tutorial
    January 10, 2022

    Tandy Skills: Bonding Leather Tutorial

    Bonding Leather Tandy has a variety of leather adhesives used to stack leather. It is important to think about whether you need permanent adhesion or to temporarily hold your project in place as you sew. Make sure that your project...

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  • Tandy Skills: Dyeing Tutorial
    December 16, 2021

    Tandy Skills: Dyeing Tutorial

    Choose your Dye Tandy has a wide variety of products to add color to your projects. Whether you choose an alcohol- or water-based dye, you want to test it on a scrap piece of leather first. It is always a...

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  • Duck+Chick Make Kits!
    October 18, 2021

    Duck+Chick Make Kits!

    Oakland sisters Brianna and Ashley combine their love for leather and passion for helping others through their company Duck+Chick. By selling their handmade leather goods, they can raise money for nonprofit organizations. When they first started, they donated to Heifer...

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  • Featured Maker: Elia De Leòn
    October 7, 2021

    Featured Maker: Elia De Leòn

    I’m Elia De Leòn, designer and leather smith. I come from generations of dressmakers, which inspired me to pursue a degree in fashion design. After a few years of studying the trade, I debuted my first collection in NYFW. When...

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  • Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
    September 15, 2021

    Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

    Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated in the United States each year from September 15th through October 15th to recognize the culture, history, contributions, and accomplishments of Americans of Hispanic descent. Leatherworking and the Hispanic culture are indisputably intertwined. In the...

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