How To Sew Synthetic Leather

| October 30, 2018

Vinyl leathers are quite fashionable and may be found in all fabric departments.  These simulated leathers have a grained-leather appearance and are backed with cotton knit, which gives some stretch to the fabric.  They actually have the look and feel of genuine leather, are washable and easy to care for.  Do not dry clean vinyl. […]

Sewing With Leather as a Home Business

| April 25, 2017

If you’ve seen all the wonderful craft items, motorcycle and western chaps, and clothing garments made of leather and have been in envy of those who make those things, you now have the opportunity to learn how to make all those things yourself. Denise, my partner and daughter, has recently completed a new book, Sewing […]

How To Make A Leather iPod / Phone Case

| December 26, 2009

Happy “day after Christmas”, and “clean up/put stuff away” day!  I’m just a little late for Christmas gifting with this Leather iPod case that I found at the Just Something I Made blog – however it looks so easy and quick to make that perhaps you could make a few to give out at your […]

Fall Festival Season Is Here!

| October 1, 2009

Here it is – October 1st, last quarter of the year, and next thing you know, Christmas will be here! For the present, however, let’s look at the Fall Festival Season, and how you can cash in on the festivals and add to your profit. Our first festival is this coming Saturday, and we’ve been […]

Leather and Suede Projects

| July 19, 2009

I used to think about suede and leather as “impossible” fabrics to work with — hard to handle and expensive.  That was before I started using them.  WOW!  Was I wrong!  There are soooooo many things that can be done with leather and suede — plus my “Sewing With Leather” book also gives ideas of […]

How To Craft Leather

| September 7, 2008

OK Guys – We hear ya!  We have been swamped with emails from everywhere wanting to let us know how much they like our blog, love the personal interview spotlights, love the special articles from the newspapers regarding new businesses, industry news, etc.   Then they go on to say ” you have the greatest projects, […]