Leathercraft Book by Nigel Armytage


this leathercraft Book by Nigel Armytage in this modern age of technology and speed, what is taught in master crafter Nigel Armitage’s renowned workshop follows a very traditional and timeless theme. Here, for the first time, he offers a learning resource and projects for leathercrafters who believe that quality matters, in how you make things and in the finished results. Enjoy learning the time-tested approach as Armitage helps you learn traditional techniques and projects that use them in modern ways.

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This leathercraft Book by Nigel Armytage in the fast-paced world of technology and instant gratification, Master Crafter Nigel Armitage’s renowned workshop stands out for its commitment to traditional craftsmanship and timeless techniques. In a world where speed and convenience often take precedence over quality, Armitage offers a refreshing approach that emphasises the importance of creating things meticulously and with a focus on exceptional results. Now, for the first time, he presents a comprehensive learning resource and a collection of projects for leathercrafters who believe in the enduring value of craftsmanship.

Armitage’s teachings embrace the time-tested methods that have been passed down through generations of artisans. Through his guidance, aspiring leathercrafters can master traditional techniques and apply them in modern and innovative ways. Whether you are a beginner looking to create a simple card holder, an intermediate leatherworker interested in crafting a tool roll, or an advanced artisan seeking to construct a magnificent leather box, each project featured in this resource embodies the essence of the craft while incorporating new tools and materials.

While this leathercraft Book by Nigel Armytage may be tempting to opt for quick and visually appealing projects like laced leather bags, Armitage reminds us of the importance of longevity and durability in our creations. A bag that is meticulously saddle-stitched becomes more than just an accessory—it becomes an heirloom that can be cherished and passed down through generations. This book is tailored for those who appreciate the profound significance of such lasting craftsmanship. It will not only meet your expectations but also enable you to push the boundaries of your leather creations beyond what you may have previously thought possible.

Nigel Armitage, the esteemed author, brings with him a wealth of expertise and experience. With a career spanning three decades, he has devoted himself to the art of creating custom leather goods entirely by hand. Armitage’s dedication to preserving the long-standing traditions of the craft is evident in his teachings, which he shares through courses and workshops conducted both in person and online.

Enhanced by 200 captivating photographs and pattern diagrams, this learning resource transcends the need for extensive textual explanations. Instead, it allows readers to immerse themselves in the visual journey of acquiring and honing their leatherworking skills. The absence of headings in the book fosters a seamless flow of knowledge—a narrative that unfolds through imagery, enabling learners to absorb and appreciate the intricacies of the craft.

In this modern age where technology often overshadows traditional practices, Nigel Armitage’s workshop and accompanying book serve as a testament to the enduring beauty and value of timeless craftsmanship. By embracing the foundations of the craft, aspiring leathercrafters can imbue their creations with a sense of history and create pieces that will be cherished for years to come.

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Weight .25 kg
Dimensions 26 × 20 × 0.25 cm


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