I have the remnants of a leather hide that I would like to use to make a purse (I used the leather to upholster a chair). However, I do not know if leather has a grain that you must follow, as is true with woven fabrics or if I can just lay out the pattern pieces willy nilly as there is no “selvage” to line up and I will need to utilize all the leather. Any help is appriciated.
Leather doesn't have a grain. I would simly lay it out whichever way works for the pattern. And use a leather needle.
Thanks, Sue. I didn't think it did, but just wanted to be sure.
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