One thing I never thought about when I started leather crafting was recycling leather. Now I know a bit more about how to recycle leather properly as well as making the most out of my leather scraps. In This article I go over where to recycle leather scraps and items and some ideas to upcycle your leather scraps not commonly talked about!
Note: Tanners trim the side and cut some of the fleshy leg pockets out, but some may remain. The dotted line indicates the area that may need to be trimmed, depending on the side. The Bend Thickest and firmest part of hide – at full thickness, it is 2-4 ounces thicker than rest of hide. Best used where minimum stretch,