Leather Love — dragon scales

Video Short ~ My Dragon Scales from the Cutting of the Leather to a Finished Design

I made this video of the process that I go through to make my Dragon Scales... from the beginning, cutting the hides, to the end when I use them in my latest creation...which...I have recently entered into Etsy's Design Awards!!!! #TheEtsies ūü§ěūü§ěūü§ě

 

 

The Etsies or Etsy Design Awards, celebrate the best of Etsy. Eligible sellers can submit a listing from their Etsy shop. One Etsy seller will be named the Etsy Design Award Grand Prize Winner. One Etsy seller will be named the Silver Etsy...


As Seen on TV ~ My Leather Dragon Scales

As Seen on TV ~ My Leather Dragon Scales

A quick video clip I made because.......my dragon scales made their television debut! You can spot them on this "thing's" right arm. If you're a LEGACIES fan, then you saw him in episode 8, #longtimenosee, and in a few episodes after that. Costume Designer, Ann Walters was the mastermind behind this costume. ūüĎŹ

 

 

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What Does It Look Like When You Combine Dragon Scales With Fur?

What Does It Look Like When You Combine Dragon Scales With Fur?

Today I would like to invite you into my world of fashion design and leather crafting. I will take you with me on a journey of sorts into the creation of a custom leather costume, beginning with the request. I was asked if I would make something like this...four pieces; a shrug, a halter top, a belt/skirt/chaps piece, and boot covers.

 

With this project, and unlike a lot of other custom projects, there weren't many boundaries set before me. I was given total artistic freedom and...


Making My Leather Dragon Scales & my DRAAK Dice Bags

My Dragon Scales are 3-Dimensional ‚Äď they are not tooled or stamped leather! In the video below, I demonstrate the techniques that I have developed and perfected, and show you a finished work of leather art.¬†¬†

But before you watch, here's a little back story about my Dragon Scales...

dragon scales guitar strap custom design and sketch

I had developed the technique for making my Dragon Scales because of...


Making Dragon Scales ~ 3 pieces for a Costume Designer & Television Show

Making Dragon Scales ~ 3 pieces for a Costume Designer & Television Show

 

Sometimes life gifts you with an opportunity that at first, you're not even aware it's an opportunity. I'll explain.

Recently, I received an email asking if I would sell the leather I used in my Dragon Scales Dice Bags. Sure, why not. These are hides that I stock, so it's not a big deal to sell one or two of them. I emailed her a price and awaited a reply.

It took another one or two emails from her before I realized it wasn't a leather hide that...