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The world’s first Leathercraft Experience Platform.
A global community for leathercraft knowledge, education, and social good.

Benefits

  • Get Extensive Resources

    Access the most comprehensive suite of leather-related digital tools, files, and expert knowledge at your fingertips.

  • Saves You Time

    No need to search around the internet for helpful leather working information, all is here in one place.

  • Saves You Money

    Don’t pay up to $150/course, $15/templates & patterns, or $5/ebook – get instant access to hundreds of resources worth over $1,200 for one low price.

  • Crafting is More Fun

    Free yourself from boredom and connect with other crafters & experts in our active discussion community.

  • Learning is Easier

    Keep from getting stuck by gaining critical knowledge and expertise anytime, anywhere, with clear, step-by-step guides.

  • Get Better Results Sooner

    Leave the slow, hard way behind. Spend more time crafting, improving, and making great leather projects now.

Features

Apprentice Video Series
From Absolute Beginner to Crafter – Go step-by-step with this exciting 12-part HD-video learning series. Covers the Workspace to Tools to Leather Types to Beginner projects.
Knowledge Base
Searchable Reviews, Recommendations, and Tips. 300+ entries covering tools, makers, reviews, and more.
Leather Tools eBook
Get the Most Complete Leather Tools Reference – Published in 2021 featuring over 175 tools with color photos, descriptions, and details for each.
Online Courses
20+ Online Leather Courses - ranging from materials, to DIY tool projects, to techniques. Image-based material walks you though subjects to help improve your skills – each with a printable certificate of completion.
Reference Guides
15+ 1-Page Quick-Reference Guides – covering a range of popular and useful leather topics. Have them handy and be more productive with crafting time.
Templates & Patterns
30+ Leather Templates & Patterns – Save money and be inspired by a library of templates and patterns for leather goods, shapes, wallets, bags, and cases.
eBook Library
125+ leather-related downloadable eBooks – 95,000+ pages of journals, gazettes, research reports, and books from vintage, helpful publications all about leathercraft.
Experienced Crafter Community
Get Help & Answers – Join an active communnity of passionate crafters. Post questions, research topics, help others, and get help along the way.
Heritage & History
Be Inspired by our craft – knowledge about leather styles across regions, Al Stohlman Award winners, biographies of influential leather crafters, and a look into some of the biggest industry events.
Member Showcase
Share Your Work & See Others’ Great Projects – Members can view, comment, and share project photos in an online portfolio.
Large Events
Learn about the Large Events in Leathercraft – Get inspired to connect with others, share love of the craft, and develop interest and skills along the way.
Optimized Digital Experience
Use the platform to learn how and when you want – Experience a digital-optimized leather guild, designed for use fast across device types, sizes, and around the world.
Affiliate Program
Get rewarded for helping our community grow – Refer fellow crafters, colleagues, and others. Spread the word and help grow the craft.
Techniques Library
The best tips and experience, summarized in one place – Members can directly contribute to and read information about common and useful leathercraft techniques.
Ideas Library
Be inspired and get fresh ideas – Looking for a new project? Read project ideas, examples, and how-to’s, step-by-step. Members can add and share their own projects too.
Club Points, Levels, & Badges
Collect points, level-up, and earn badges for being active and contributing to the club. Points can be traded in for a Springfield Leather Company gift card. That is awesome 🙂
Marketplace Shops
Sell Your Leather Items Online – when you're ready to sell finely-crafted leather goods, open your own storefront for free and be selling within minutes.
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Popular Questions

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Once you join this awesome group, you’ll get an email confirming membership with your login information. Next, just click Login at the top of the home page, enter your credentials, and you’ll be brought to a member home page. There, you’ll find recommendations on areas to explore first as you get started.

In most cases, absolutely – a key benefit is access to numerous resources that can be used at any skill level, and a community of people to grow over time. These can be of benefit at any level of expertise. If you don’t like people, or fun, or tons of resources, then maybe it’s not a fit 🙂

Yes, the courses, resources, and files are accessible as long as you are a member. You can pace yourself however you prefer, and get the benefits whenever it is most convenient for you.

Yes, plans include adding more content, which can be guided by member input. Thus, the most helpful resources can be added. Over time, the value of the membership grows.

Member Reviews

"I was able to find a lot of helpful templates easily, which allows me to focus on making new projects. So far, it's a great resource. "​

-Andrew, North Carolina
"As someone new to leathercraft, I wasn't too sure where to start. This gave easy step-by-step methods through the video course, which made me feel a lot more comfortable. It's been enjoyable to gain and use new skills."

-Pete, New Jersey
"The courses are very detailed and fun! Learning the leather dyeing and finishing process beforehand really helped make the work much easier once I started."

-Marinee, Texas
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Free Membership

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Free
  • Member Discussion Access
  • Member Showcase Access
  • Select Guides and Templates
  • Open a Leather Marketplace Storefront
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Full Membership

Immerse Yourself in over $1500 of Leathercraft
$ 89
99
for a year - then only 49.99 each additional year
  • Apprentice Video Learning Series
  • Leathercraft Knowledge Base
  • Complete Guide to 175 Leather Tools
  • 20+ Specialized Topic Courses with Certificates
  • Reference Guides
  • Templates and Patterns
  • Leather eBook Library with 125+ books
  • Online Dicsussion Community
  • Heritage & History
  • Member Showcase
  • Events Listings
  • Optimized Digital Experience
  • Affiliate Program Access
  • Leather Techniques Library
  • Leather Project Ideas Library
  • Club Points Program
  • Open a Leather Marketplace Storefront
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