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Under the Skin: What, Why and Quality

Under the Skin: What, Why and Quality

I seem to get a lot of questions regarding the “cost” of my jackets.  I have noticed a rather disturbing trend regarding the use of the  term “vintage” and worse, the use of the designs from the past.  I rarely focus on the negative regarding the emerging new brands that are either heritage brands, or […]

Making a Heron A-1: Sewing the Body, Sleeves and Collar

Making a Heron A-1: Sewing the Body, Sleeves and Collar

Once a jacket has been cut and all the pieces checked for quality, the assemblage of the body can commence.  Typically the seam allowance for a leather jacket is 3/8ths; this helps save on very expensive leather wastage.   Our jackets are sewn with two types of thread.  The inner seams are synthetic for strength […]

Himel Brothers Vintage Leather