Category Archives: Tooling Leather

Create Your Own Badge With Leather and Beads

Earlier this year we shared some images of the “make and take” project John Bead presented at the winter trade shows.  These leather and bead badges were very popular so we are sharing our step by step with you. Color … Continue reading

Posted in Czech Seed Beads, Fire Polish Beads, Leather and Suedes, Leather Works, Mixed Bead Boxes, Pressed Glass Beads, Tooling Leather, Tools | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Leather Crafting For the Catwalk – Post Five

Here is a closer look at a necklace that went down the catwalk during the “Goddesses and Gladiators” runway show in the United Kingdom. The necklace was designed by Fernando DaSilva exclusively for the Craft & Hobby Stitch International Show.    

Posted in Leather Works, Tooling Leather | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Stitching And Lacing Pony – New Leather Works Tool

We have another new tool for leather crafting enthusiasts.  Our “Stitching & Lacing Pony” is a traditional tool allowing you to secure your project in place so you can use both hands to focus on lacing and sewing.  You will … Continue reading

Posted in Dazzle-it Tools, Leather Works, Tooling Leather | Leave a comment

Leather Crafting For the Catwalk – Post Four

Here is a closer look at another set of jewelry that went down the catwalk during the “Goddesses and Gladiators” runway show in the United Kingdom. Greek goddesses by Metal Complex. British models wearing leather and crystal Swarovski accents designed by Fernando … Continue reading

Posted in Leather Works, Tooling Leather | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Flat Leather For Designer Jewelry

These gorgeous bracelets were designed by Fernando DaSilva to highlight all the new colour options in our flat leather collection. The addition of pearls makes this bracelet very feminine. The flat leather animal prints are gorgeous. Fernando combined the animal prints … Continue reading

Posted in Clasps and Endcaps, Dazzle-it Tools, Flat Leather, Leather Works, Sliders, Tooling Leather | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Take A Leather Crafting Class Next Month in Toronto

You can learn from Fernando DaSilva in this class at the Creativ Festival next month.  

Posted in Leather Works, Tooling Leather | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Leather Works Earrings

I have a superb set of hand crafting leather earrings to share with you today.  These are the “Lisbon Earrings.”  If you love them, you’ll be happy to know that Fernando DaSilva has a wonderful step by step photo and … Continue reading

Posted in Leather Works, Tooling Leather | Tagged | Leave a comment

Tooling Leather

You can purchase a full hide or a small 6 x 9 piece of leather from the Metal Complex new Tooling Leather Collection. A 12 x 12 piece would be great to start a new project. We even have pre-cut … Continue reading

Posted in Leather Works, Tooling Leather | Tagged , | Leave a comment