September 2012

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Designing a Pattern: Handmade and Hand Grade!

Designing a Pattern: Handmade and Hand Grade!

Many times a month I am emailed or requested to create a specific design or modify a jacket to make some special edition for a customer. As much as I would like to be able to do this I find myself explaining the impossibility of it and the complexity of the process of developing a […]

Bread and Butter Berlin 2012

Bread and Butter Berlin 2012

This was a very exciting summer for me.  I had the chance to attend and show Himel Brothers Leather at Bread and Butter in the beautiful city of Berlin.  Having never been to Berlin Nancy and I jumped on the chance to find new customers and meet supporters.  It was the perfect choice as many […]

Working Out New Designs: Sweat and Oilskin

Working Out New Designs: Sweat and Oilskin

Part of the fun of working out my leather jacket brand is designing new things.  Picking from the pantheon of historic jackets and altering, tailoring and updating the design, patterns and materials is a costly and time consuming process.  Frankly, it is one of the few things that I enjoy.  This summer I have worked […]

Himel Brothers Vintage Leather