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United States of America - Air Force

November 08, 2019

In celebration of Veterans Day weekend, we wanted to honor the vets in our family, and the ones in yours. Fred Soria was the original leather craftsman in our family, who over the years, taught us the leather trade. Fred served in WW2 in the Air force. After completeing his tour in Europe and returning home to the U.S.A. he worked for Dick May Saddlery in Santa Barbara Ca. (see images below of two saddles that Fred Soria hand tooled). They are now on display at the Carriage Museum in Santa Barbara CA. (Circa 1950-1955) "Fred G. Soria died peacefully in his home in Fort Bragg, Calif., where he lived the last four years of his life. Fred was born...

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Bracelet Making Workshop - One Day Class

July 12, 2019

We just announced our Summer schedule of workshop dates. Class dates and time:  July 13th, 2019 (6 spots total) July 20th, 2019 (6 spots total) 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Class description:  We'll be starting out by learning how to make leather bracelets. Some bracelets will have buckles, some will have snaps and others will have button studs. We will learn various cutting, hand stitching and riveting techniques, but mostly we will have a good time in a fun creative environment. All materials will be provided. More info and sign up page, here.

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