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How to Hand Stitch Leather & Why it is Far Better Than Using a Machine.

At Hide & Home we pride ourselves on using traditional methods and tools to create our leather products entirely by hand. One of the main processes that most of our handmade leather goods go through is hand stitching. Although hand stitching is much more laborious and time consuming compared to machine stitching, it is by far the more superior stitching method and here I will now try my best to explain why!   All images ©Hide&Home   The type of stitch we mainly use is the saddle stitch. This style of stitch dates far back and is a preferred stitching technique for many artisan crafters such as bookbinders, leatherworkers and tailors for its strength and durability. Saddle stitching with leather...

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