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Split leather

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sophie Allport May 25. 3 Replies

Does anyone else experience leather splitting like this? Is there anything you can do to mend it without dousing it in glue? I understand its a natural product so open to flaws but I'm finding…Continue

Boat leaves?!

Started Mar 29 0 Replies

Hello creative beings! I was wondering whether anyone knows the technique behind making these leaves that look like little boats and would be willing to share? They look magnificent. Is that an EVA…Continue

Saucer blocks

Started this discussion. Last reply by Evelyne Wheeler Jan 7. 4 Replies

Hello!Is anyone able to provide any hints, tips or photos of how headpieces blocked on saucer blocks are attached to the head? Would you use a headband, or block a smaller base and attach it to that?…Continue

Glue brushes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elaine Mergard Oct 31, 2016. 2 Replies

Does anyone have any tips on looking after/rescuing paint brushes after they've been used with leather (bonding) glue? I've gone through three paint brushes in just as many weeks! I've tried rinsing…Continue

 

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Sophie Allport replied to Silpa Parmar's discussion Split leather
"Hi Silpa, I have definitely found this to be the case with some of my leathers. I have found that it occurs mostly in white, some metallics and occasionally other lighter colours. I believe it is the way some skins are processed and unfortunately…"
May 25
Sharon Panozzo replied to Silpa Parmar's discussion Split leather
"Personally, I would address this problem with my supplier.  I have worked with leather in a different capacity over the years and only had this problem once before and not this bad."
May 23
Silpa Parmar replied to Silpa Parmar's discussion Split leather
"ps it's not so much the metallic leather splitting on top but the top metallic layer coming away from bottom brown layer."
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Split leather

Does anyone else experience leather splitting like this? Is there anything you can do to mend it without dousing it in glue? I understand its a natural product so open to flaws but I'm finding metallic leather seems to do this quite often and it's a bit frustrating.…See More
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Silpa Parmar replied to Michelle Robinson's discussion Elastic
"Hey Carena. It was made from sinamay. It's the cream and black lace percher... if you scroll down my photos you'll see it. I didn't find the comb slid in very well and no matter how much I tried to widen it the headband, it kept…"
May 17
Silpa Parmar replied to Michelle Robinson's discussion Elastic
"I've done the course on perchers as well... I made a disc hat with the percher headband which I wore to the races and I have to say (unfortunately), it was super uncomfortable. I tried loosening it off/widening it every time I went to the…"
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