In the continuing saga of me teaching myself leatherworking I have discovered an important thing. A thing that was mentioned but not emphasized. Or maybe I wasn't paying attention (that is a distinct possibility). When embossing (and I'm referencing cold stamping, not hot), douse the leather you want to imprint. And then douse the underside (I don't… Continue reading Don’t just dab the leather, douse. Douse it hard.
Today I started taking myself seriously as a leatherworker. By take myself seriously, I mean I could see getting a business loan and really going for it, not just the cautious slow crawl I've been doing. I'm not going to do that, I think my organic shuffling is better for me (because I'm learning more… Continue reading Practice, practice, and practice some more … a leatherworker I shall be.
I deactivated all my book necklaces in preparation for redoing all of them ... I'm still waiting on some components but I had an idea and that turned into three new listings;) I also redid the pictures ... I can't bring myself to do just a white background, doing interesting things with photography is THE… Continue reading Literary Jewelry
For realz, make it stop .... I got through this round better than last time but my youngest had their first upchuck session and Kerry is not at the top of his game. I gotta say, my orders time themselves well ... I didn't have any during the time I felt unwell (not that I… Continue reading Rugged Beauties and another round of ickies …