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  • Small Bag Instructions by Collin Williams
    August 12, 2021

    Small Bag Instructions by Collin Williams

    Build a small bag with these step-by-step instructions! Click here to download the free pattern. YOU WILL NEED: 4 SQFT of a firm tempered 6/7oz leather 1 SQFT of firm 2/3oz leather 3 6/7 oz. 1” wide straps 15” long...

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  • Maker Spotlight: Jennifer Anderson, owner of LOV Leathers
    July 30, 2021

    Maker Spotlight: Jennifer Anderson, owner of LOV Leathers

    Jennifer Anderson grew up in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado with an artistic family where creative expression was encouraged. As the seamstress's daughter, she constructed clothing designs and explored fabric textures at a young age. After studying,...

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    July 15, 2021


    Our Sneaker Starter Pack will get you started making a pair of leather sneakers in one of three styles, low-top, mid-top, or high-top! This intermediate-level project includes a pair of insoles and outsoles, pattern, and project instructions.An ideal project for...

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  • Tandy Skills: Saddle Stitching
    April 27, 2021

    Tandy Skills: Saddle Stitching

    The saddle stitching technique—also known as hand stitching or two-needle stitching—is time-consuming but ends up stronger than a machine stitch. If a thread is cut on one side of a saddle stitch, but the other side remains intact, the overall...

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  • Jake Danklefs
    April 16, 2021

    Jake Danklefs

    Jake Danklefs Founder, Creative Artist, Footwear Design/Manufacturing As a creative artist, Jake Danklefs (Dank and Co.) fulfills customers’ desires to create a custom product that reflects their personal taste (with the help of a few Red Bulls). From individuals to...

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