Learn about the Leathers I work with…

Sedgwick & Co British Bridle Leather

J.E Sedgwick’s & Co are devoted to crafting leather with provenance.
Their Bridle leather is renowned worldwide for is quality.
The quintessential attributes of Sedgwick leather are:

  • Visual Appeal
  • Endurance
  • Resilience
  • Fundamental characteristics of true quality

Colours

Top to bottom: Black, Australian Nutt, Conker, Havana, Light Havana, London Tan, Red

Conceria Walpier Tannery

Conceria Walpier tannery in Tuscany, Italy since 1974.

Known famously across the world for their wonderful vegetable tanned hides.

Buttero is a lovely smooth leather in a variety of colours. This leather is lighter in weight than the English Bridle leather I use.

Rocky is lovely to work with and handmade items show just how lovely this leather is, I use this leather to make some of my belts. With Rocky leather, you’re not just crafting; you’re forging legacies that echo the unbreakable spirit of Italian artistry.

Colours

Buttero Top to bottom: Black, Red, Blue, Whisky, Biscuit, Chocolate, Med Brown

Rocky Top to bottom: Nero (Black), Cuoio (Rich Tan), Foresta (Rich Brown)

J&FJ Baker & Co

Britain’s only remaining traditional Oak Bark Tannery.

Generations of knowledge have perfected their process to produce beautiful, hard wearing and unique leather with superior tensile strength. It takes over a year to produce and many hours of labour and intensive work.

Colours

Top to bottom: Dark Stain, London Colour

Kangaroo Lace

Kangaroo Lace is renowned for its strength and suppleness. I use this leather lace for braiding there is a lovely range of colours and it gives a quality finish to the item.

Colours

Left to right: White, Gold, Black, Natural, Tan, Whisky, Brandy, Chocolate, Red, Cerise, Lilac, Purple, Blue, Light Blue