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Between words, pictures and craft

It happen a little here and a little there – global – concerning leather craft and art – and it must be a great result one day of it all,…but….probably if it’s wanted and something is done for it. What is important to do must each make up his own mind about. I believe one […]

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Jim Manning in memento.

“I never knew Jim Manning from elsewhere than the book “Leather” by Willcox and Manning. And I have had the book with me in my workshop for 35 years, soon. And it feels sometimes like it’s a part of it all. And I belive I’m not alone about it”                                                                      red Jim Manning in momento. Since […]

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Ten lost years for leathercraft in Europe?.

This article build on a article in The Euro*pean Leather, Shoe and Hide, Nr. 2, 2012. It was a tendensy among some leathercrafters in Europe in the years of 1990’s by the union Leder-Gilde E.V. and members of the guild to make a kind of leather art and craft shows. The arrangement in the years […]

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A lighter look at Estonian leather art and craft.

This article build on a article from the paperversion of The Euro*pean, Leather, Shoe and Hide, Nr.1-2012. It happen perhaps to all of us that we sometimes  turns into the statement about leather as a material “as once have been alive”. As it should be something unic about it or particular for leather and leather […]

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Have the global world been local again?.

(This article build on a article in the paperversion of  The Euro*pean Leather, Shoe and Hide, Nr.2, 2011). Anyone else than the undersigner as think it looks like the world whent down (under) and out this year?. A year as promised so much conserning leathercraft!. Perhaps is’t only the distance as the undersigner see it […]

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Leather Naturally Campaing

This article have it’s background in a campaing called Leather Naturally Campaing. Information about it is to find on Internett; www.Leather Naturally Campaing org. The campaing as is a big industry initiativ is leaded of the british proffesor Mike Redwood. It’s in the starting point a important campaing in a time with the wind of […]