- Filename: the-art-of-hand-sewing-leather.
- ISBN: LCCN:87130896
- Release Date: 1986
- Number of pages: 69
- Author: Al Stohlman
Learn how to hand sew leather projects from master craftsman Al Stholman. Complete stitching instructions plus information on tools and materials needed to get started.
An explicit guide to preparing, sewing, and caring for leather, suede, and fur garments.
Instructions for making medium size leather cases including attache, Bible, briefcase , bowling ball and many more.
"Projects include: belt, mask, purse, briefcase, wallet, shoulder bag"--Cover.
Learn the art of creating elegant accessories from genuine leather with this inspiring guide. Handmade Leather Bags & Accessories shows you how to make classic handbags and accessories with a decidedly modern flair. Gifted fashion designer Ke Yi Lun shares 28 simple strategies for enhancing your wardrobe with fashion-forward luxuries at a fraction of what you'd pay in fine stores. Even if you've never tried leatherworking before, you'll be surprised at how much fun it is to make durable and sophisticated bags using these basic techniques. Gorgeous photographs, step-by-step diagrams, and easy-to-follow instructions make it easy! Create a chic purse or shoulder bag to go with every outfit. Find fresh and fabulous ideas for satchels, hobos, messenger bags and totes. Learn to make chic and urbane accessories for every taste, including iPad holders, business card cases, coasters, key ring tabs and much more. Inside Handmade Leather Bags & Accessories you'll find: " How To Make Elegant Upscale Leather Bags " High-End Accessories Without the High-End Price Tag " Purses, Shoulder Bags, Satchels, Hobos, Messenger Bags and Totes " iPad Holders, Business Card Cases, Coasters and Key Ring Tabs " Step-by-Step Diagrams and Easy-to-Follow Instructions " Gorgeous, Inspiring Color Photographs
This is the book for sewers who have always wanted to sew with leather and suede but were afraid to try. Basic sewing tools, techniques, and stitches are clearly described and illustrated. Subsequent chapters tell in detail how to plan a leather garment from design to cutting, sewing, and lining. A special chapter on embellishment techniques illustrates how to make any garment a unique item.
For anyone who feels she can never have too many handbags, this book is for you. Crafters, sewers, and lovers of handbags and leather goods are invited to take a one-on-one course in handbag and accessory construction and design with this new title. Written by three accomplished professors from the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City, this book takes a fun approach to fashionable designs that are not only beautiful but also simple to create. Learn to construct fabulous handbags as well as other related accessories including cell phone cases, eyeglass cases, a belt and belt bag, wallets, an agenda book cover, and a cosmetic case. All projects are made from garment weight leathers and can be created on a typical home sewing machine. Numerous photos, step-by-step illustrations, and, best of all, insiderÆs tips for constructing these pieces and customizing the patterns to your own personal style are included.
More than 470 color photos bring in-depth detail to this comprehensive look at the almost forgotten decorative art of leather inlay and overlay. Leather is an often-overlooked textile, with very little documentation on its tools and techniques, and this guide fills a crucial gap for the aspiring leatherworker. These skills have historically been passed along orally, and the book begins with a brief introduction of the cowboy boot, since thisis the discipline that s become a repository for the art of leatherinlay and overlay. Learn what these decorative methods can bring to your work with details on the tools and machinery needed, and clear explanations of the techniques. Also covered are the history of leather inlay and overlay, choosing the best leather, how to pattern and create leather art, and basic sewingmachine maintenance. The book finishes with anillustrated, step-by-step guide to three leather projects."
Leather Fashion Design is a practical introduction for students explaining how to make garments fromleather, suede, and similar materials. It covers everything from what to look for in choosing a skin to work with, through pattern-making, sewing techniques, and finishing. The final chapter includes working with "leather-like" materials including ultrasuede and faux patent leather.
Provides step-by-step instruction for leatherworking projects suitable for beginners, and also covers more advanced techniques, and includes information on tools, materials, and a glossary.
Leather accessories with a modern twist! Step aside, traditional tooled leather--there's a new game in town. Caitlin McNamara Sullivan of Moxie and Oliver teaches you how to cut, punch, sew and rivet leather into one-of-a-kind accessories. Start small with a simple keychain, then build up to a belt, a wallet, phone case, messenger bag, and more! Along the way, you'll learn the secrets behind the bold, decorative designs that give these pieces their modern edge. With a focus on trendy embellishments and detailed instructions to keep you on track, LeatherCrafted is your guide to creating fashionable leather accessories--one project at a time!
Legendary wood and leather crafter Lora Susan Irish focuses solely on leather pyrography techniques and projects for the first time in this book. She presents instructions for a dozen easy-to-make projects, including jewelry, wallets, journals, and belts, in a spectacular array of patterns ranging from American West and Celtic motifs to wildlife and tattoo-inspired imagery. The completed projects are perfect for gift-giving or personal use. Moving from tools and supplies to pyrography and leather crafting basics; pattern techniques; leather selection; and the projects themselves, the book includes detailed, step-by-step directions with full-color photographs. Sidebars and tips offer helpful hints. This invaluable guide is ideal for experienced crafters as well as those who wish to acquire leather-crafting and leather-burning skills.