Making kombucha leather fabric: Using the SCOBY sheets (3/3)

Now this part was probably my favourite aspect out of the entire project. I called upon the wonder skills of my Mother over at Textiles Matters who kindly tested the capability of the SCOBY fabric to hold a stitch. Well neither disappointed! I plan to test thee strength of the fabric using a tensile testingContinue reading “Making kombucha leather fabric: Using the SCOBY sheets (3/3)”

Knife sheath from an upcycled leather notebook

I love a good looking sheath for any knife, especially a leather one. I had a look at buying one, but as most of you create lot can appreciate there’s nothing better than something you’ve made yourself. I thought about whether it was necessarily needed for my newly upcycled kitchen knife, but I thought itContinue reading “Knife sheath from an upcycled leather notebook”

Renovated carpentry knife for the kitchen

I’ve always wanted a meat cleaver, or at least a decent sized knife with some weight behind it. My Dad has a wide variety of tools from his Father, most of which have been outdated by either mechanical equipment or developments in the design. Rummaging through them, one in particular caught my eye and havingContinue reading “Renovated carpentry knife for the kitchen”