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  1. How to Work Leather.  Leather Working Techniques with Fun, Easy Projects.
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  2. How to Work Leather. Leather Working Techniques with Fun, Easy Projects.

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Learn everything you need to get started with leather craft in one afternoon - even if you are a beginner!

Leather working is a satisfying and fun hobby. With this quick-start guide you'll discover how easy it is to make beautiful, creative gifts.

If you've ever wondered how to get started with leather working, or want to jump back into it, this book is a must.

Matt Jones takes you step-by-step through understanding the basics of leatherworking, to creating your first leather projects. The patterns are classic and hand drawn with details, including: leather bag, leather belt, leather purses and other timeless designs

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

This book does not explain how to work with leather. It gives basic descriptions of some techniques but does not explain how to perform them. For example, Decorative stitching: It says "decorative stitching may be added." That's it! It doesn't tell you how or describe any steps or techniques.
I started working with leather years ago in elementary school. I ordered this book more to see the projects offered, which are great and easy to do, and as a bonus, with well written directions!
It was interesting to read the instructions on how to score your design with a craft knife - I've always used a leather knife. Not sure I would be able to use a craft knife that way either. I think a diagram of the layers of the skin of the leather would have helped the description of what you try to do when scoring the design on the top of the leather. Just my opinion though.
Would I suggest this book to others? Wholeheartedly!
This hobby has fascinated me since I was in the Scouts, years ago. But I'm a newbie in working with leather. This book gave me some great ideas, with step by step instruction. It really covers the whole process from buying leather to tooling, stitching and making projects. I'm looking forward to putting this teaching to work. I'm glad I found this to help me out.
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