NATIONAL LEATHERCRAFT DAY
The rich heritage, artistry, and skill of leathercrafting are honored August 15 on National Leathercrafting Day.
The versatility of leather has proven to be artistic and utilitarian since ancient times. In the hands of a skilled craftsperson, leather can be transformed into hard-working saddles, stylish boots, supple clothing or beautiful artwork. Specialty techniques and designs perfected over time have given mankind a durable material that has never gone out of style.
National Leathercraft Day recognizes the dedication and creativity of leather workers and the passion that comes alive in their inspired designs and time-honored traditions.
HOW TO OBSERVE
Take a leathercrafting class to create your own cherished pieces that will become family heirlooms. Appreciate the leatherwork around you from luxurious upholstery to classic clothing, taking note of the finest details from the stitching to the smoothly burnished edges.
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The Registrar at National Day Calendar proclaimed National Leathercraft Day to be observed annually on August 15.
About Tandy Leather
Founded in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1919, Tandy has become synonymous with leather and leather crafting. A century later, the company, sitting headquartered in Fort Worth, lives by its mission statement “to teach and inspire the art of leather crafting one person, one class, one neighborhood, one community at a time.”
For more information, go to www.tandyleather.com.