Leather Love

Leather & Laughs

Leather & Laughs

I hosted a "Leather & Laughs" event at my shop the other night for Misty and her friends. With my instruction and guided help [more]

Dragon Scales - Pinched and Molded, Stacked and Stitched

I dream a lot! And last night, I had a weird dream about "handmade" products and the differences. Some designers ship their designs off to foreign factories to have someone else hand make their designs for them there. Others, like myself, actually hand make their own designs using their own two hands! This video will show a little bit of what that entails. Check it out!

 

 


Told for the First Time ~ My Story

Told for the First Time ~ My Story

Recently, I was asked to share my story publicly as part of the Inspiring Stories Series for Boston Voyager Magazine. I graciously and appreciatively accepted the invitation with the belief that my journey may be of encouragement to others.

How to Remove Gasoline from Doc Martens - Not

How to Remove Gasoline from Doc Martens - Not

I know what you're thinking. 'Really? How does one spill gasoline on their boots?'. I asked myself the very same question as I kicked myself in the butt with said boots. Here's the story.

I saved up some money to treat myself to a pair of Docs that I have been eyeing for some time. I purchased them for working at the shop which has concrete floors. Doc Martens are the only boots I have tried to date that keep my feet from throbbing by mid-day. And these particular Docs are fur lined which I desperately need during the LONG New...


A Flea Market Leather Find May Be No Find

Recently a friend came to me with an idea for a design she wanted to have made, a hippie style leather pocketbook pouch. I get excited when customers and friends have ideas. It challenges my creative juices to come up with a design that reflects their personality, style and soul, so I was totally on board with working with her.  

She told me she would send over the leather in a few days. Now I normally don't work on leather that I don't purchase myself because I purchase leather from one or two dealers whom I have been buying...