Welcome, Guest!Login
0 Items
Baby    Books    Cellular    Crafts    Electronics    Home & Garden    Jewelry    Movies & TV    Music    Software    Sports Memorabilia    Video Games    

Antique Leather Work Bags Bookcovers Pattern '39 CD!#4 Dakota Prairie Treasures D
In Stock Brand:  Dakota Prairie TreasuresCondition:  See Description
No Product Reviews yet

Login to enter your own
review of this item.

Ships to:   USA 50 States
Get it by:   Sat, Oct 2nd
I'm Offline. Message Me!

Welcome To Dakota Prairie Treasures!


Antique Book, CD & Single Pattern RepublicationsTM


Thank you for your interest in our Antique Republication

Member Since:
Sep 2008
This neat little circle is our "Triple Rep Display". Each 1/3 section represents a separate performance metric, with solid green indicating a perfect score. Red sub-sections indicate possible performance issues, while gray indicates no data for that performance area.

Center total is the Seller's overall score, averaged from each component:

Dakota Prairie Treasures
Atomic Mall Feedback:
Imported Feedback:
Order Fulfillment Rate:
Trophies Earned
Items:  1,995
Ground: $3.50
Ships To:  USA 50 States

Increase Sales by 18% and double your hits - Vendio Gallery

    Payment | Shipping | Additional Information Antique Leather Work Bags Bookcovers Pattern '39 CD!#4

Click to view supersized image

Fundamentals of Leathercraft


Originally Published in 1939!


If you are the first to bid on this auction, using the Buy-It-Now option, YOU WIN! There is no chance of being outbid! DON'T WAIT!


Up for bid, is a CD REPUBLICATION of a PRECIOUSLY RARE ORIGINAL ''Fundamentals of Leathercraft!'' This SCARCE leather work instructional information was put to paper by experienced leather work artists from the late Depression Era! (Original is NOT for sale)

This HISTORIC item contains illustrations, photos, instructions, diagrams, designs and fundamentals for creating a variety of leather work art items. These instructions are characteristic of the arts and crafts done by our ancestors! During its heyday leatherwork was not just purses or wallets. Book covers, chairs, boxes, wall decorations, belts, bookmarks and much more were created to beautify one's home, to given as gifts and to sell for an bit of added income. See contents below.

This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful original item revealing our heritage from early America and European!What a historically educational and delightful leatherwork instructional piece this is!


An excerpt:

''The art of making useful articles from leather is truly fascinating, and may easily establish itself as a permanent interest with many persons. It offers unlimited possibilities in the field of design and in artistic self-expression.

It has been found by those who do the work to be exceedingly practical. A moment's thought will recall the fact that every man, woman, and child has need for and used articles of leather in the common acctivities of daily life. What person does not use a belt, a pocketbook, key case, handbag, or some other common article made of leather ''




Story of Leather

Obtaining Material

Tools and Equipment

Cutting Board


Small Square

Sharp-pointed Knife

Fast-Cutting Whetstone

Leather Strop

Container for Water




Edge Creaser


Proper way of holding the modeling tool

Transferring the design from paper pattern to leather



Using the deerfoot in flat modeling

Position of tool as held from the underside


Stipple or Background Tool

Stamping Tools

Holding the stamp correctly

Stamp designs and holder

Designs developed by use of stamps

Stamping Anvil



Obtaining a Design

Selecting a Good Design

Making a Design

Preparing the Leather for Modeling

Moistening the Leather

Attaching paper pattern to leather

Transferring the Design to the Leather

Methods of Decorating Leather

Flat Modeling


Methods of Assembling



Applying the Cement

Placing the Lining


Kinds of Dye

Preparing the Surface

Appying Dye


Spacing Wheel

Using the Spacing Wheel


Using the divider


Using the awl


Enlarging the awl holes with the fid

Revolving Punch

Punching holes with the revolving punch

Drive Punch

Making a hole with the drive punch

Method of Lacing

Over-and-over lacing

Buttonhole lacing

Florentine lacing

Making Even Stitches

How to Prepare the End of the Lace

Splicing the Lace

Lacing Stitches

Over-annd-over Stitch

Buttonhole Stitch

Florentine Lace Stitch

How to Estimate the Amount of Lace Needed

Over-and-over Stitch

Buttonhole Stitch

Florentine Lace Stitch

Rubbing the lace with the mallet


Cleaning and polishing the leather


Smoothing the Lace


Attaching Snap Fasteners

Attaching Key Plates

How to attach key plate


''A list of the materials needed has been given with each of the projects.''

I. Bookmarks

II. Car-Key Case

III. Double Key Holder

IV. Triangular Coin Purse

V. Coin Purse

VI. Wristband Coin Purse

VII. Bag Tag and Strap

VIII. Comb Case

IX. Memorandum-Pad Cover

X. Belt

XI. Book Cover

Monogram Designs


What a historically education and delightful art instructional piece this is!

People of earlier times put their hands to such marvelous work and now you can too! These are beautiful items and sure to delight you and yours! These instructions are very clear and easy to follow and yet the experience needleworker will be capable of altering as per individual needs and artistic whim.

The antique and vintage tools, threads, beads, dyes, plus new leathers, etc., can be found on Atomic Mall quite readily. You just have to hunt a little bit! :) Or, of course, you can utilize contemporary tools, leather and materials found at a nearby fabric, craft or hobby store.

The CD Republication you will receive is representative of the types of leather work expertise of earlier European and American culture! If you're into nostalgia like I am you will have many hours of enjoyment recreating antique leather craft art items for yourself or others dear to your heart just the way your ancestors did!


This information has been scanned onto CD-ROM using the Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF format. You may download the latest FREE version of this software quickly at www.adobe.com . This is NOT a copy of another CD-ROM. You will receive an ORIGINAL CD reproduction of this resourceful clothing making item.

The text is viewed easily from your computer or you may choose to print each page as you read this amazing item on antique frock making. Every page has been meticulously scanned, cleaned and burned to preserve this ANTIQUE item's information and patterns to CD-ROM! The format of this resource has so many more advantages than the original book.


What are the benefits of an antique book CD Republication

* Every image and every page has been scanned at a high dpi to produce crystal clear images and you never have to deal with any crumbling old paper!

* These scans are completely sizable. You can enlarge and print according to your visual needs! They are reformated in full-page sizing for better viewing of details, etc.!

* Each page is saved in PDF format at high resolution and is readily accessible using the downloadable Adobe Acrobat Reader software program. This program is very user friendly and allows you to print any one specific page, pages or the entire CD contents!

* Each time you want to use an image, a page or pages you can print it out. Every one will be as crisp and clear as the last!



* Each CD-ROM comes in a PROTECTIVE CASE!


Curious about the quality of these scans Please contact me and I will forward an image for your own personal inspection! Scale it, edit it, print it to fit your needs and you are surely going to be quite pleased with the results! You will appreciate the attention taken in providing a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that you will use for many years to come...


Payment: I prefer Paypal but also accept Bidpay, money orders or personal check.

Shipping: Within the United States: $3.50 USPS. Out-of-country (including Canada): $4.50. Insurance is optional and runs $1.30 per $50 increments per shipment. Combined shipping is available for all Dakota Prairie Auctions ending within 48 hours. Bead and CD auctions are shipped separately in order to insure they arrive in the very best condition at their new home! You may opt to purchase insurance to cover your item. INSURANCE is optional. We offer our own private insurance for items up to $25 in value and postal insurance for items over $25 value.

Copyright restrictions: All Dakota Prairie Treasures CD products, designs & images are manufactured, copyrighted & owned by us (as is all listing text & photos). CD designs or images, or any part thereof, may NOT be reproduced, used in lessons or duplicated in any media format to be resold or ''shared'' (either individually, as a package, as machine embroidery products, etc.) without Dakota Prairie Treasures prior written consent. You are permitted to use our products' information for needlecraft items you make for yourself, as gifts, or for items you may produce to sell. However, the original designs & images remain the exclusive legal property of Dakota Prairie Treasures. Any & all violations will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Returns are allowed for replacement on CD products due to manufacturing defects only.…

Payment Back to Top

USA customers: I prefer Paypal but also accept money order or personal check. International customers:payment is accepted via Paypal only. Buyer to contact me within 3 days of auction close. All payments must be received within 10 days following close of auction(s). Email address for Paypal payments will be included following the close of the auction. Please visit out other auctions and store listings for other items of similar interest! Thank you!

I accept the following forms of payment:
  • PayPal
  • Money Order
  • Personal Check
  • Western Union Auction Payments Money Order

Shipping & Handling Back to Top

Please visit out other auctions and store listings for other items of similar interest! Thank you! USA customers: I prefer Paypal but also accept money order or personal check. International customers:payment is accepted via Paypal only. Buyer to contact me within 3 days of auction close. All payments must be received within 10 days following close of auction(s). Email address for Paypal payments will be included following the close of the auction.

$3.50 USPS First Class
$4.50 Airmail to Canada
$4.50 International Air Letter Post

Additional Information Back to Top

        FREE image hosting (including
supersized) with Vendio Sales Manager.Make your listings stand out with
FREE Vendio custom templates!

Listing automation and FREE scheduled listings by Vendio.

On May-22-06 at 11:52:54 PDT, seller added the following information:

Dakota Prairie Treasures

Dakota Prairie Treasures  

Listing ID:  28153
Page Views:  1,091

Shoppers also looked at these

This site uses cookies to enhance the user experience. By continuing, you agree to their use.    More Info