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VEGETABLE TANNED Leathers

Undyed Vegetable Tanned & Tooling Leathers

Undyed Vegetable Tanned & Tooling Leathers

Used for carving, embossing and dyeing, this pale coloured grease-free leather is a blank canvas for your creative ideas.  This is a 'vegetable tanned' leather, tanned with birch bark. It has a completely unprocessed outer surface which is absorbent and receptive to tooling, dyeing and painting.

1.5-1.7mm Stiff Vegetable Tanned Coloured Leathers

1.5-1.7mm Stiff Vegetable Tanned Coloured Leathers

This beautiful Italian cowhide is vegetable tanned and dyed with water based pigments. At 1.5mm thick it's perfect for hand stitched wallets, card cases, purses and small bags.

1.5-1.7mm Soft Feel Vegetable Tanned Leather

1.5-1.7mm Soft Feel Vegetable Tanned Leather

This is a soft, crease textured version of our Stiff Italian cowhide. It's vegetable tanned and dyed with water based pigments and is 1.5mm thick.

1.5-1.7mm Matt Rustic Vegetable Tanned Cowhide

1.5-1.7mm Matt Rustic Vegetable Tanned Cowhide

Top quality vegetable tanned cowhide with a rustic matt surface texture. Ideal for wallets and phone and card cases.

2-2.5mm Vegetable Tanned Coloured Leathers

2-2.5mm Vegetable Tanned Coloured Leathers

Top quality Italian cowhide shoulder in a wide range of traditional and bright colours. Ideal for protective cases, knife sheaths and thin straps. Vegetable tanned and dyed using non-toxic water based dyes.

2.8-3mm Vegetable Tanned Coloured Leathers

2.8-3mm Vegetable Tanned Coloured Leathers

This is the heavier of our Italian cowhide shoulders, suitable for case work, wet moulding etc. Sturdy texture and wide range of traditional and modern colours. Traditionally tanned with tree bark and dyed using non toxic water based dyes.

2.8-3mm Matt Rustic Cowhide

2.8-3mm Matt Rustic Cowhide

This is a rustic leather with a matt, natural surface and visible scars and growth marks that give it real character!

It also has a pull-up, which means that the leather becomes a lighter colour when bent or scratched, giving it a casual, weathered style.

3.6-4mm Heavy Crease Textured Coloured Veg Tan - NEW NAME - previously sold as Heavy Rustic.

3.6-4mm Heavy Crease Textured Coloured Veg Tan - NEW NAME - previously sold as Heavy Rustic.

This chunky 3.6-4mm leather is full of character! It's a heavy weight, veg tanned cowhide with a varied, crease textured surface and a beautiful gloss.

PLEASE NOTE - this was previously called 'rustic',