This Awesome Purse Is Incredibly Easy To Make (Here's How!)

If you've never made a purse before, this just might be the purse for you. My last bag, the envelope clutch, was a great opportunity to explain the basics of leather working and bag construction. But that project had six major seams and nine minor ones. This bag, on the other hand, has two: the bottom and sides are… » 1/06/12 7:00pm 1/06/12 7:00pm

Why Don't People Care More About The Leather Industry?

It's funny: we hear so much less about leather than fur. Sure, unless you're in the Arctic, fur has the stigma of "wholly frivolous status symbol" going on, but when you think about it, most of the leather on the market isn't exactly necessary to our existence, either. And the costs are equally high - in many ways,… » 8/13/08 4:40pm 8/13/08 4:40pm