My love affair with leather began in 1970 while in college. With a $25 investment and some encouragement from a leather supplier in Denver I was on my way. I immediately became hooked on the texture, the grain and the feel of fine leather. It is a natural product with endless possibilities for creativity.
As you can see from my shop I still make some "retro" items that are a throw back to my early years, but I work to keep up to date with things like cell phone and electronic gadget cases. Right now I seem to be going thru a bright color phase. I have some absolutely gorgeous colors of leather. I use cowhide for almost everything I make with an occasional piece of pigskin for a lining or an overlay.
Although I take my leather work very seriously I have never used it to make a living. This allows me to spend more time on each piece without worrying so much about the final price. My reward comes in the…
- Born on October 15
- Joined August 7, 2007