Friday, 8 June 2012

A new venture

A few months ago my husband found a saddlery shop that sells skins. He came home with some pig leather for me to bind books with. I had great fun with it and aired the idea that I would like to make my own handbag.

Well, since then I have made a bag for my daughter, a roo leather one for my husband (see photos below),  but haven't made my own yet. But I did buy the leather for it yesterday so that's my project for this week.

It was fun to try something new. I have designed and made my own clothes, but never worked with leather, so I was really pleased with how this turned out.

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