About the Book
Suppose you have to appear for an exam next week; who would be the go-to person for seeking help and guidance?
Option 1: A Subject Matter Expert (SME) who has been studying/teaching the subject for several years and often assumes while explaining that the basics are covered or looks at it from their frame of reference.
Option 2: Someone who also started from scratch as you have and passed the exam just last week. He/She knows the exact process, challenges, doubts, and roadblocks you may be facing and can think from your perspective.
If your option is 2, you are in the right place.
I am a Technology Consultant by profession and started my leathercraft journey in 2014. I started by going through multiple YouTube videos, courses, and Facebook groups and finally completed my first project after four months.
I was confused and lost in the magnitude of information available online. I firmly believe that while starting, you need exact, necessary, minimalistic information to start your first project; pardon: Complete your first project!
So I started writing this book to provide a minimalistic approach to the information required to start your first leather project. It covers:
- History of leather
- Basics Tools and their usage
- Making Patterns
- Cutting Patterns
- Beveling, Embossing, Stamping
- Stitching basics
- Coloring and Finishing
- Tips, Techniques for the beginner
-Leather Crafting, Physical Pain & Ergonomics
- Appendix: List of online resources available for free patterns, tips, and techniques.
I still remember the initial doubts and tips that helped me.
This book is for people in their first lap (0-3 years) of the Leather crafting journey who want a holistic idea of processes and tools and need help in their initial projects.
I have included photographs of realistic beginners' projects explaining the process and standard operating procedure while starting.
So, what are you waiting for? Get this updated edition of the book with 22 chapters and start your Leather Crafting Journey Today!!
About the Author
Welcome to my profile!
Here's my story:
I am Business Consultant in my mid-thirties with a Bachelor's in Engineering & Master in Business Management.
I have worked in the areas of IT Advisory & Roadmap and Project Management for transformational projects. Currently, I am working with the public sector in the e-Governance space, trying to take the benefits of technology to the masses through innovation and customization.
This aspect of disruptive technology beyond regular discussions/implementation excites me. I am always looking for that case study in South America, Africa, or Asia, where the game's rules have been changed to solve the massive scale of the problem!
On the personal front, the last ten years have been a roller coaster ride managing my career and family. My elder son is seven years old, and the second one turned 2.
Besides Technology, I have been into Leather Crafting, wood crafting, and foraging for the last five years. It is a perfect hobby for my weekends, and I enjoy crafting beautiful gifts for my family and friends.
I have been working consistently and most importantly enjoying my current phase of life, career, and growth. With all the experience and renewed vigor, I will surely achieve my goals in a stipulated time frame. I decided to jot down my learning and experiences along the way and share it with you.
Will See You Soon, Friend!