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Leather Jacket: Sewing the lining in

Leather Jacket: Sewing the lining in
I received my black quilted lining and quickly got to work cutting out the pieces.  Getting that together was easy. Even sewing it to the leather s...

Leather Jacket: Skiving and sewing the outer shell

Leather Jacket: Skiving and sewing the outer shell
My front pieces are cut out, so it’s time to skive the seam allowances on the reverse or back side of my leather. Skiving or paring down of the sea...

Leather Jacket: Layout & Cutting

Leather Jacket: Layout & Cutting
When you purchase leather, no matter the cut, it’s going to come to you in an odd shape. You MUST take some time and lay out all your pattern piece...

Leather Jacket

Leather Jacket
Over the past couple years I have made some ”pleather” sample jackets. Never fully completing them as they were just to see if I liked my pattern.....

Saddle Stitch - Up The Irons

Saddle Stitch - Up The Irons
We all know that in order to achieve a level of satisfaction with something, you need to practice. To practice, you need patience.  Patience and pr...

Prototypes

Prototypes
What gives you that sense of satisfaction and accomplishment? An almost addictive feeling of happiness? For me it’s figuring out how to make someth...

New accessories for fall! Woven leather hair slides

New accessories for fall! Woven leather hair slides
These leather hair slides have been on my mind for years. Unfortunately, every time I searched for leather cording, all I could find was cheap th...

The making of the sling bag

The making of the sling bag
The making of the new shoulder / sling bag.  I am loving how this style can be carried in a few different ways. Definitely helps to have versatilit...

Wait! You can wash that!

Wait! You can wash that!
Washing my 3 little sheepskin throws today. If you have a lamb throw (even ones from Ikea) - you can rejuvenate & clean them - don’t toss th...

Fall Friday

It’s #fridaythe13th and I have a scary task - it’s time to clean my studio. 😳It’s a mess. The floor is there somewhere. Good timing though - new le...

Welcome to the new website & webshop!

With longer days comes more energy to make and be inspired. I am so happy to be able to show you new items, images and peeks into the processes beh...