Leather weather

It’s been a while since I last surfaced from the physical world of leather to open a virtual window at Devon Leather and shared my current projects with you. I have a good excuse. Possibly. After a flurry of sales, I have been focusing on researching, designing...

Belt up! How to get your size right

 Ordering a belt can be a confusing affair as your belt size is not the same as your waist measurement. Read on for the best way to choose a belt that will fit! Take your existing belt and measure the length from the turn of the leather at the buckle end to the hole...

Loopy

With several belts made and just waiting for loops, it was time to crack on and get some made. Now all that’s left to do is cutting the belts to length and punching the holes.  It’s a fiddly job and has usually been the bit about making belts that...

The Wild South-West of England

Being a peaceful sort, it felt a little strange to be making a cartridge belt, but I have seen it as something of a challenge.  Made with English oak bark bridle leather. With hand stitched open loops, each stitched individually with waxed linen thread, this bespoke...

The Mother of Invention

It’s been a wee while since I last posted news from Devon Leather HQ, partly because there’s been so much to do, but also (ok, mostly) because I had temporarily mislaid the website login details. (Thankfully located, after a week of frantic searching, in a...