Inspiration from books and patterns
Laederiet offers a wide selection of different books and patterns, which you can use to start off a new creative project. The books are written in Danish, English and Chinese. However, it is not necessary that you understand Chinese in order for you to use those books. They are richly illustrated with many step-by-step pictures for each project. All books especially revolve around working with leather. They provide help, inspiration and patterns for many “do it yourself”-projects. Furthermore, the books contain explanations of different techniques, e.g. sewing, colouring, braiding, punching and much more.
Laederiet offers a wide range of English books. Al Stohlman has written a great number of these. He has much experience with working with leather and skin. Many of these books contain patterns for specific projects. However, some of the books cover some chosen techniques, which are relevant and useful for the work. Among many things, the books can teach you to make leather cases for many purposes, how to cut, punch and colour figures, different braiding techniques for leather and much more.
Besides the English books, Laederiet also offers some beautiful Danish books, which can provide you with inspiration and new ideas. Henriette Andersen and Eva Deigaard Lepri have written the Danish books. They have written the books “Læder – en
Laederiet also offers Solizner patterns, which make you able to make your own shoes. The patterns are for both babies’ and children’s shoes as well as shoes and boots for both men and women. The shoes are made from felt, hides etc., and there are many beautiful designs to choose from.