September 2012

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Designing a Pattern: Handmade and Hand Grade!

Designing a Pattern: Handmade and Hand Grade!

Many times a month I am emailed or requested to create a specific design or modify a jacket to make some special edition for a customer.  As much as I would like to be able to do this I find myself explaining the impossibility of it and the complexity of the process of developing a […]

Summer Projects: New Clients, New Ideas.

Summer Projects: New Clients, New Ideas.

This summer was very busy for HBL.  I participated in my first serious collaboration with Imogene and Willie.  Matt and Carrie were awesome and we created a gorgeous buffalo hide womans d-pocket jacket using rare and limited 1960s brass Lightning Zippers.  The jackets turned out beautifully!  I worked with Kiya and The Self Edge and […]

Bread and Butter Berlin 2012

Bread and Butter Berlin 2012

This was a very exciting summer for me.  I had the chance to attend and show Himel Brothers Leather at Bread and Butter in the beautiful city of Berlin.  Having never been to Berlin Nancy and I jumped on the chance to find new customers and meet supporters.  It was the perfect choice as many […]

Himel Brothers Vintage Leather