Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Barista Apron

Here's my friend's competition apron.

Pretty ridiculous print.
Boom city.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

New Wallet Design

This is more of your standard bifold wallet.
First of all: Coffee bag burlap is the worst fabric ever. It sheds and its weave is too loose for anything. I don't even think it's good for holding coffee beans.
Anyway, it's the fabric my friend wanted to use for her wallet project, so here it is.
I sprayed this with some acrylic to keep it from fraying.
Pretty simple tire tube pockets.


Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Jess's Li'l Backpack

Here's a small waxed cotton backpack I just made for my friend. 12x13.5x4 Lined with Cordura nylon.

Nylon reinforced bottom.
Back pad doubles as magazine pocket.
Pretty cute.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Needle chart

I found this fun needle chart on Weaver Leather's website.
Most of my machines use a 135 x 17 needle system, so it's interesting to see how they compare to leather-machine needles.

Here's another neat chart that lists some popular leather machines with their needles.
The needle sizes are in metric. A size 20 needle is 125, and a 22 would be 140.

Thanks, Weaver!