Leather Love

The Key to...

A lot lately I have been receiving messages that have keys in them. I read something and there was mention of a key. I watched a documentary and again, a key was an integral part of the story. I decided to listen to a video message, and yet again, there was talk of the key. I don't know if anything like that ever happens to you where you feel like maybe the universe is sending you some kind of message but I knew I had to explore - there were just too many coincidences. And, here's what I learned.


Some Leather and a Boat Load of Talent

Custom Designed Leather Biker Vest by Lisa Cantalupo
The boat load of talent? That would be Magic Dick from the legendary J. Geils Band.  And the leather?  Well, that's all me. 


So You Want to Surprise Them BUT....

So You Want to Surprise Them BUT....

 

I cannot tell you how many emails I receive from customers asking for advise on how to choose a size cuff for their honey, friend, love, and even themselves. Often times they simply do not know what the wrist size is of the person they are buying for and they do not want to ask because it is a surprise. And, some of my clients would like to take advantage of the customization I do offer on both my website and in my shop on Etsy, and they want to make sure they have the sizing right.

I have...


I Never Made a Magician's Jacket Before. My First Encounter With Magic Dick From the J. Geils Band

 

I laugh every time I think of that moment in time when I uttered those words to a potential client. I remember the explosion of laughter that came out of my earpiece before she uttered, "He's not a magician!  *more laughter* His name is Magic Dick. He's the harpist for the J. Geils Band!".  I laughed, hard, before the big exhale and a huge sigh of relief. I never did make a magician's jacket before and to be honest, I was sort of stressing about the amount of pockets and hidden compartments I would have to figure out how...


The difference between made by hand and mass produced in China - - BOOM!

working with hands blisters and cuts

I’m worth every single penny and then some.

* this photo has not been altered in any way and no professional models were used. Those are my cuts and blisters on my hand, from working with my hands to design, create and serve you ~ with love.