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Improve Your Leather Bag Building

Focus on the essential construction skills and make a handbag in one weekend.

  • November 9th – November 11th Chicago SOLD OUT
  • March 22-24: Berkeley SOLD OUT
  • April 12-14: Berkeley
Live Courses:

Box and Case-Making with Nigel Armitage

Learn the fundamental skills to make your own boxes, trunks and cases.

  • May 7-9 (Part One): Berkeley
  • May 10-12 (Part Two): Berkeley

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Latest Blog Posts

Vintage Article: How to Make a Golf Bag

One of my favorite parts about working on Fine Leatherworking business is reading the stories, tips and questions that we get from our readers. Together, we have so much collective leatherworking knowledge and wisdom, and it excites me to see us all learning and developing our skills together! To start this post, I just wanted […]

Customer Creations: A Bag for Every Purpose

This week’s Customer Creations post includes a variety of bags designed with every purpose in mind. Whether it’s a bag for your everyday carry, or you’re off to the office with a stack of paperwork, or you’re packing for a long weekend or extended vacation, these bags designed and constructed by our readers will have […]

From the Streets to the Smithsonian: The Life and Work of Soumana Saley

Today’s post tells the story of Soumana Saley, a respected leather craftsmen  from Niamey, Niger. His life represents a unique mix of passion and hard work that I found really inspiring, and it served as a reminder about the opportunity that we all have as leatherworkers in an ever-growing field. At the age of 11, […]

Modern Leatherworking Tools from Doldokki

The award winning tool company, Doldokki, has been innovating and modernizing tool designs in Korea since 2007. If you’ve ever dreamed of combining the aesthetics of BMW or Porsche with leatherworking tools, Doldokki tools makes that dream a reality. Fine Leatherworking is Doldokki’s exclusive North American representative and we’re proud to offer their full line of tools.

  • Pricking Iron Ten Teeth (mm)

    $299.00
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  • Pricking Iron Two Teeth (mm)

    $89.00
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  • Pricking Iron One Tooth (mm)

    $47.00
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  • Clickers Knife

    $37.00$59.00
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    Leather Cutting Knives

    $99.00$139.00
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    Leathercraft Roller

    $119.00
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Exclusively Available:

Shrunken Calf Leather Hides

Get the same leather hides that are used to make the top luxury leather goods and find out what goes into making these high quality shrunken calf hides.

Supersew MBT Polyester Sewing Thread for Leather

Produced by 100-year-old company, Nagai Yoriito, Supersew MBT is new in-bonded polyester sewing thread for hand-sewing and machine sewing leather. It combines the features of their other products into an affordable synthetic thread that is brilliant in look, durable and comes in a wide range of colors and sizes.

  • Polyester Thread Size #8: White

    $9.97
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  • Polyester Thread Size #8: Black

    $9.97
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  • Polyester Thread Size #8: Jasmine

    $9.97
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  • Polyester Thread Size #8: Brown

    $9.97
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  • Polyester Thread Size #8: Yellow

    $9.97
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  • Polyester Thread Size #8: Blue

    $9.97
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Shop Leather

Choose from thin and light chèvre, durable Alpine calf, pull-up Chromexcel and more.

  • Alpine Full Grain Calf: Black

    $149.00$445.00
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  • Krispel Box Calf: Navy

    $130.00$455.00
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  • Shrunken Calf: Taupe

    $149.00$499.00
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  • Chevre Chagrin: Black

    $70.00$157.00
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  • Chevre Crispe: Purple

    $34.00$122.00
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  • Leather: Chromexcel SHF Brown

    $102.00$238.00
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Popular Products

  • Leather Sewing Harness Needles

    $7.50$15.00
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  • Linen Thread: Ecru

    $22.00$36.00
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  • Linen Thread: Black

    $22.00$36.00
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  • Linen Thread: Brown

    $22.00$36.00
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  • Double Creaser Kit

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  • Leather Edge Paint: Dark Brown

    $18.00
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  • Leather Edge Paint: Black

    $18.00
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  • Pricking Iron 9tpi 10 teeth

    $209.00
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  • Foldable Stitching Clam

    $187.00
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  • Leather Sewing Awl 43mm

    $19.00
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  • Round Awl 2mm

    $16.00
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  • L’Indispensable Knife

    $38.00$67.00
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Fine Leatherworking Live Courses

Bag Making Weekend Course

Focus on the essential construction skills and make a handbag in one weekend.

  • November 9-11: Chicago Sold Out
  • March 22-24: Berkeley Sold Out
  • April 12-14: Berkeley
  • Sign up for our next bag course waitlist.

View Bag Making Weekend Details

Box and Case-Making with Nigel Armitage

Learn the fundamental skills to make your own boxes, trunks and cases.

  • May 7-9 (Part One): Berkeley
  • May 10-12 (Part Two): Berkeley

View Box and Case-Making Details

Finishing Edges Course

Refine the look of your watch bands, belts and any project with straps.

Dates & Locations

    • October 29th: Seattle Sold Out
    • January 18-20: Berkeley Seattle Sold Out

Sign up for our next Finishing Edges Course waitlist