How to Work Leather: Leather Working Techniques with Fun, Easy Projects. (Paperback)
Learn everything you need to get started with leather craft in one afternoon - even if you are a beginner Leather working is a satisfying and fun hobby. With this quick-start guide you'll discover how easy it is to make beautiful, creative gifts. If you've ever wondered how to get started with leather working, or want to jump back into it, this book is a must. Matt Jones takes you step-by-step through understanding the basics of leatherworking, to creating your first leather projects. The patterns are classic and hand drawn with details, including: leather bag, leather belt, leather purses and more... You will learn: - The tools for working with leather, what they are and where to get them - How to get started leather working - Simple leather stitches - The cleanest way to cut leather and the tools you need to do it right - How to create a leather purse, belt, billfold, picture frame and more With - Hand-drawn illustrations of tools and patterns - Step-by-step techniques for creating gorgeous leather projects - Basic stitches and tools - Tips for making it look great 10 Vintage Leatherworking Projects to inspire you, including: leather handbags, leather purses, leather patterns, supplies, dyes, and tooling. With 10 beginner projects. Written clearly and concisely, this book covers the basic of leather working techniques. Essential book for any leather workers library.