Leather (Vege Tanned) - Natural Russet

0.098 inches

There are 5 images for this material

What is it

Natural, vegetable tanned russet leather.

Orders using this material generally ship in 1-2 weeks. Find out more.


Design notes

A light tan colored leather with a smooth finish on one side and a suede like finish on the other. Can be dyed to alter the color and oiled to improve water resistance. Some natural imperfections could appear on the surface of the leather.

As this is a natural material, scorching and ash residue are common as a part of the cutting process. You can see examples of this in the photos above. You should expect to do some finishing once the pieces arrive.

Typical uses

Equestrian, tooling, handcraft, belts, picture frames, hand bags, book binding, carving, stamping.

Environmental info

Vegetable-tanned leather is tanned using tannin and other ingredients found in vegetable matter, tree bark, and other such sources.

Adhesives, joints & fastenings

Rivets and common sewing techniques will work for joining this material.

Hint - Laser cut thread holes and pieces can be stitched neatly by hand.

Tips from other designers

Sign up for our newsletter
to get special offers: