Useful leather related links

Museumofleathercraft.org
- The Museum of Leathercraft is internationally acknowledged as having one of the finest collections of leather artefacts in the world.

Guildcrafts.org.uk
- The Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen is an organisation promoting contemporary crafts made by its members. It holds regular exhibitions and has a permanent Gallery in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, The Guild at 51. MacGregor & Michael are members.

Hewit.com
- J. Hewit & Sons Ltd. are the one-stop manufacturer and supplier for all bookbinding requirements, whether it be leather, materials, equipment, tools or sundries.

www.metropolitanleather.co.uk – good range of veg tanned leathers.

H.Webber & Son’s
- Unique range of products to serve the textile, upholstery and leather craft trades.

Leprevo.co.uk
- Have been supplying the leather trade for over 30 years with everything you need to make your own leathergoods.

leatherconservation.co.uk
- Site for the conservation and restoration of historic leather, including leather furniture, upholstery, gilt leather etc.

craft&design Selected
- An online Gallery promoting the work of skilled craft makers in Britain & Ireland.

Sturgeconservation.co.uk
- Specialist conservation and restoration service for historic leather.

Marcusgear.co.uk
- Suppliers of quality and specialist leathers for both traditional and new applications.

Theleatherconnection.com
- Massive Leather Research & Reference Site.

Bowstock.co.uk
- Leather, tools, books etc.

Official Cotswolds Tourism Site
- The number one resource for everything Cotswolds, Accommodation, Food, Activities, History, Maps and Events.

Web Design Gloucestershire
- Duck On Water is a Web design company specialising in websites for small to medium sized businesses.

www.atelierdesarts.net
- Jorge Centofanti makes leather wall hangings and runs courses

www.visittetbury.co.uk
- information about Tetbury, parking, where to stay etc

www.bag-icons.com
- John and Astrubal are designers and makers who trained with us

www.bowndesigns.com
- Judy Bown is a great designer, check out her range.

www.tandyleatherfactory.co.uk
- based in Northampton, they sell the Tandy range of tools, dyes etc

www.restoredvintage.com
- Lorna did some training with us and has gone on to launch her range of bags and belts

www.gdhleatherwork.co.uk
- Gaynor trained with us. Her business is based in lovely Pembrokeshire.

www.dimensionsinleather.com
- Australian leather conference site

www.theidentitystore.co.uk
- Peter and Jackie are always willing to help

www.jjgallery.com
- John Jones, Artist and maker of ‘Picture Coats’ and wall panels from a palette of leather colours.

www.societyofbookbinders.com
- Comprehensive web-site, including information on suppliers, courses, publications, restoration & repair of bindings.

www.ledermuseum.de
-The German Leather Museum and German Shoe Museum in Offenbach.

www.walsall.gov.uk/leathermuseum/
-history of the Saddlery and Leathergoods trades in Wallsall.

www.tassenmuseum.nl
-The Museum of Bags and Purses is a unique museum that through its collection of over 3500 bags and accessories shows the history of the ladies bag in Western culture.

www.archleathgrp.org.uk
- promotes the study of Leather and leather objects from archaeological and other contexts.

leatherworkinghandbook.com
- Site dedicated to the Leatherworking Handbook, a practical guide to making hand stitched leathergoods.