UNIC – LineaPelle has released their Vocabulary of Leather in English! This reference book is wonderful and worth every penny. The book includes 4 informational sections:
Section 1: Processes and Articles
Section 2: Performance Characteristics and Flaws
Section 3: Most Frequently Used Hides and Skins
Section 4: Main Leather End Uses
The rest of the book is devoted to parts of the hide, leather samples, photo finishes and products. This will be an essential part of my library. I can’t wait to dive in and consume all this knowledge.
Linepaella is THE International leather trade show. Held twice yearly, the show includes leather, accessories, components, synthetics and models for footwear, leather goods, garments and furniture. My goal is to get there in September 2016. Next step on my journey – 7 day pump workshop at Bonney & Wills School of Shoemaking and Design in Ashland, Oregon.