NATIONAL LEATHERCRAFT DAY
National Leathercraft Day on August 15th honors the rich heritage, artistry, and skill of leathercrafting.
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 many items. From hard-working saddles and stylish boots to supple clothing or beautiful artwork, the options are endless. Perfected over time, specialty techniques and designs give mankind a durable material. And today, leather continues to be as fashionable as ever.
The day recognizes the dedication and creativity of leather workers. Passionately, their inspiration comes alive through their designs and time-honored traditions. When a leatherworker designs a piece, expect outstanding quality and skill.
HOW TO OBSERVE #NationalLeathercraftDay
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. Find the piece you’ve been seeking. Wear the durable, superb quality of leather.
Share your preferred leather styles and stitches. Do you have a favorite leather piece? Use #NationalLeathercraftDay to share on social media.
NATIONAL LEATHERCRAFT DAY HISTORY
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.