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Makers Spotlight- Dustin Loftis


Make Your Mark

Dustin Loftis

Celebrating Leatherworkers Everywhere

Whether leathercraft is a profession or a beloved pastime, Tandy is proud to share the stories of creative people like you who are making their mark through a passion for leatherwork.

Don’t miss our current featured maker of the month from The Dusty Hide Leather Co., Dustin Loftis!

Meet Dustin

He may have started small, but today, Dustin Loftis successfully owns and operates The Dusty Hide Leather Co., a business known for its beautiful custom-made leather goods. Dustin not only bridges traditional leatherworking techniques with contemporary design, but passes on the fine art of leatherwork by offering classes and workshops.


Get Dustin’s Pattern

Feeling inspired to create your own watchband? Get the exclusive pattern and instructions for the project by clicking below. With tips and tricks to help you achieve stunning results, you’ll be well on your way to creating a one-of-a-kind piece you’re proud of!


Featured Project: Custom Watchband

Whether you’re an experienced leatherworker or just getting started, Dustin’s exclusive Tandy tutorial will set you on the right path for creating a watchband that’s as durable, as it is distinct.

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