Describes the techniques for cutting, stitching, tooling, dyeing, carving, and restoring leather together with presenting instructions for making a variety of decorative and clothing accessories from chamois, suede, cowhide, and pigskin
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Starting with chamois
Starting with cowhide
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5cm 2in 6mm jin adhesive tape applique ballpoint pen beeswax belt loop buckle piece carving and modelling chamois clip cold tooling colour cow-hide craft knife decorative stamps dividers calipers edge shave eyelet fastening finish flap flesh side Following fig fourchettes front piece garment glove glue glued gold grade glasspaper sandpaper grain side gusset hammer handle attachments inside leaf shapes line of stitching mallet medium grade glasspaper methylated spirit panel paper patches pattern pieces pencil Piece of russet pieces of leather pricking iron punch holes purse revolving punch right side ring band ring piece running stitch russet hide sandals screw crease seam allowance shape sharp knife skin skived slot soft leather steel rule stick stitch marks stitching awl stitching clams stitching line strap strip of leather suitcase surface swivel knife techniques thick thonging thread trim Velcro waistcoat wax polish width wrong side