Author(s): Michael Gartner
This book is a practical introduction to this ancient art form with 20 distinct projects to sink your awl into. From creating simple braids and key rings to belts, wallets, mobile phone cases and leather totes, one could literally outfit themselves from head to toe. Covers all the basics from gluing and polishing to using the specialized tools and sewing by hand. As the son of one of Sweden's leading shoemakers, the author has a lifelong knowledge of working with leather and his knowledge and respect for the material shines through.