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Range Focus – Old Timer

Range Focus – Old Timer

Old Timer is a top dyed veg tan leather. The traditional manufacturing process means the leather will darken with age and patinas, to give it a more traditional leather appearance. These characteristics make this range a great choice for authentic restoration work on classic cars. You can find out more about the characteristics and technical specifications…


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Colour of the Month 2019: Yellow

Colour of the Month 2019: Yellow

Our colour of the month this time is lovely, sunny yellow. Not a traditional choice, by any stretch of the imagination, but an interesting alternative if you are looking to make a statement. When looking for yellow inspiration in cars, there were lots of supercars to choose from, but we cast our net a little…


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Range focus: Full Grain Nappa

Range focus: Full Grain Nappa

Full Grain Nappa is a luxury leather produced from A grade hides. An average hide is around five square metres, and has a thickness of around 1-1.4mm. Many of the colours within the Full Grain Nappa range are based on high end OEM car colours including Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche and Lamborghini. However, whilst the…


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Range focus: Basis Tec

Range focus: Basis Tec

The Basis Tec range has been part of our offering for some time. It is an incredibly versatile leather ideally suited to most environments: Marine – to IMO A.652 (16) certification Aviation – to FAR 25.853 a) and b) certification Contract furnishing – to Crib 5 Automotive Rail Basis Tec is a corrected grain leather,…


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Colour of the Month: Green

Colour of the Month: Green

This month our colour focus is green. An interesting choice, as it can be seen as very traditional – think British Racing Green and House of Commons, or vibrant and modern – think Lamborghini. So, green makes an excellent option for authentic car restoration, but also for a modern total refit. Inspiration is plentiful for…


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Range focus: Buckingham

Range focus: Buckingham

We launched our Buckingham range in 2017, and it has proved hugely popular. Customers have been using it for all sorts of projects from boxing gloves to boats! Buckingham is a chrome tanned leather, with a lightly buffed natural grain. It is soft and flexible, making it a perfect choice for upholstery. As it has…


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Colour of the Month: Neutrals

Colour of the Month: Neutrals

We know – neutral isn’t really a colour! But we have so many gorgeous neutrals – colours from pale cream, to biscuit, mushroom and soft caramel (mmm, yummy!), that we felt they deserved their very own focus. Neutral tones are super versatile – they go with anything and are a top choice for designers. They…


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Range focus: Softerra upholstery leather

Range focus: Softerra upholstery leather

Softerra is an upholstery leather range we have held for a long time, but is often forgotten in lieu of the bigger ranges. So, this month, we thought we’d give it a bit of a focus… Softerra is a pure aniline full grain leather, with a soft touch, and a slight sheen to the hide.…


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Colour of the Month: Brown

Colour of the Month: Brown

Gorgeous brown is a great colour choice for leather. It really seems to bring out the natural beauty and grain of leather, and there is a huge choice. A very versatile colour option – from traditional projects with gentleman’s club style firm and dark brown leather, to buttery soft browns for occasional use – there…


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Parts of a Hide

Parts of a Hide

Ever wondered what the different parts of a hide are called? Then wonder no more… The measurements shown in this diagram are just an example. Obviously, every hide is a different size – dependent on the leather range you have selected, and where it has been sourced. If you would like a handy download you…


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