The annual Design a Bag competition continued this year but had to be held on line. There were three finalists and they were interviewed online and the interviews, the short results show and the videos from all three were shown as part of the interview process. All of these including the three videos are on […]
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Since the start of the year the world seems to have been going through, country by country, a rolling three months of semi or total inactivity sometimes mandated and sometimes voluntary. Even in those countries where the governments have argued that their citizens should carry on as normal a degree of caution, if not fear, […]
The ubiquity of leather in society is clear to see in a visit to Bateman’s, Rudyard Kipling’s home in the UK from 1902 until he died in 1936. It is owned by the British National Trust and is in Burwash in Sussex, south east of London and not far from the famous Rodney Marsh area. […]
This article was actual written back in 2010. It is reproduced here since we were prompted by a wonderful item in Issue 1 of a new magazine for leatherworkers called Waxing the Thread, where on page ten they have a two page interview with Jeremy Atkinson who we mention below. The magazine, which is now […]
At All China Leather Exhibition in Shanghai, visitors have a chance to try their hand at leatherwork. There is growing interest in working leather throughout the world.