The Art of Leather Burning: Step-By-Step Pyrography Techniques (Paperback)
"Loved this one. Great for any beginner that is interested in learning how to work with and create leather items." -- Books In BroganLegendary wood and leather crafter Lora Susan Irish focuses solely on leather pyrography techniques and projects for the first time in this book. She presents instructions for a dozen easy-to-make projects, including jewelry, wallets, journals, and belts, in a spectacular array of patterns ranging from American West and Celtic motifs to wildlife and tattoo-inspired imagery. The completed projects are perfect for gift-giving or personal use.
Moving from tools and supplies to pyrography and leather crafting basics; pattern techniques; leather selection; and the projects themselves, the book includes detailed, step-by-step directions with full-color photographs. Sidebars and tips offer helpful hints. This invaluable guide is ideal for experienced crafters as well as those who wish to acquire leather-crafting and leather-burning skills. "An excellent book." -- Lorareviews
Lora S. Irish, a legend in the wood and leather crafting industry, has published several books on pyrography, wood working, and line art designs. She also manages two websites that promote her projects and line art patterns and offer free tutorials for crafters.