Pricing: Are you for real?

Originally posted on North Star Leather:
This post is going to be a little different from my standard descriptions of leather and leather qualities; it’s post is intended to explain why some of my wallets and other items are substantially cheaper than other real leather products made in USA.  This will be my ready-made response…

Stitching – some musings

I took up a bit of saddle stitching (not easy running stitch) again & have gotten requests for pricing. Sounds pretty simple, but hard to encompass. Mostly due to all the related expenses like shipping materials, time spent hunting for materials, supplies for treating even the finished hides on the net, reading reviews etc, waste […]

How To Learn Shoemaking

Originally posted on Shoes and Craft:
I can imagine, you are somewhere between “made some shoes” and “soon I am gonna make shoes like professional” in your carrier. Trust me, I know how it feels, I did not born with a gift to be able to make shoes. It took me years to get here.…

High Heel Tutorial – Cover a Heel

Originally posted on Shoes and Craft:
This is something essential, you need to learn for a ‘simple’ pump. Simple things are the most difficult sometimes, but if you are aware of some easy rules, you don’t need to be afraid – this is a piece of cake. I remember when I was 15, working on…