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After years of trying

  For some time now I have been trying to make shoe polish, which seems a ridiculous ambition really when you consider how cheap it is to buy ready made in the supermarket, and really as more and more people wear … Continue reading

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A satisfied customer

If you would like to see how I went from having a shoulder of vegetable tanned leather to a hand stitched and shaped Ladies Shoulder bag, complete with lining and zip have a look at the video. It was an … Continue reading

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I put it off as long as I could

If you read my earlier post you will know I wasn’t looking forward to parts of this bag, in particular the lining and internal zipped pocket. Combining Saddlers Leather with a fabric is fiddly and time consuming which is probably … Continue reading

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An open and shut case

When I first started stitching leather about 10 years ago one of the very first projects I made was a red leather briefcase, and I have used it proudly ever since. But finally it was time for a new one, … Continue reading

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what do you get the man who has everything?

There’s an old joke that says “what do you get the man who has everything?” The answer to the joke is anti biotics, but the answer to my question is a Beer Bottle Holster, which will undoubtably be everymans must have … Continue reading

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