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  • Featured Maker: Dominic Davis

    Featured Maker: Dominic Davis

    Meet Dominic Davis, owner of D2 Leatherwork! He creates high quality custom leatherwork with intricate carving designs. Follow Dominic on social media for more inspiration @d2_leatherwork! HOW-TO DRAW A SHERIDAN PATTERN Watch Dominic Davis draw a Sheridan Pattern from start to finish...

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  • Tandy Skills: Edge Finishing Tutorial

    Tandy Skills: Edge Finishing Tutorial

    Tandy Skills: Edge Finishing  Clean, smooth, professional-looking edges are the key to any leather project, and we've broken down the process in step-by-step detail to help you learn this essential leatherworking skill! Step 1: Edge Trimming   When creating a finished...

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  • Tandy Skills: Bonding Leather Tutorial

    Tandy Skills: Bonding Leather Tutorial

    Bonding Leather   Tandy has a variety of leather adhesives used to stack leather. It is important to think about whether you need permanent adhesion or to temporarily hold your project in place as you sew. Make sure that your project is completely...

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  • Tandy Skills: Dyeing Tutorial

    Tandy Skills: Dyeing Tutorial

    Choose your Dye  Tandy has a wide variety of products to add color to your projects. Whether you choose an alcohol- or water-based dye, you want to test it on a scrap piece of leather first. It is always a good idea to buff...

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  • Tandy Skills: Saddle Stitching

    Tandy Skills: Saddle Stitching

    The saddle stitching technique—also known as hand stitching or two-needle stitching—is time-consuming but ends up stronger than a machine stitch. If a thread is cut on one side of a saddle stitch, but the other side remains intact, the overall...

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