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Date: 6/19/12 3:39 PM

I got an email in the past couple of days that say fabricmart has leather skins. I looked and some a scrumptious!!! Does anyone know when they have their sale on leather skins? I remember one time last year they marked them way down.

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Date: 6/20/12 3:05 AM

I remember seeing those on sale the last time too, but I waited too long. Unfort. I don't remember when the sale was.

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Date: 6/20/12 11:32 AM

I eyed those and would love to get some leather to make a jacket what a great project some of the ones I have seen here have just come ou tfantastic.

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Date: 7/17/12 4:28 PM

FWIW, they are 35% off now as part of FM's "H-Z" sale.

has anyone worked with their leather before? Any hints? I am thinking of making a bag, but I"m a beginner.

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Date: 7/17/12 4:31 PM

I bought some of their lavender leather a while back. It was as soft as lambskin; very smooth on one side and unfinished on the other. Then I bought some of their pigskin suede leather to make a backpack type handbag. That was really nice stuff.

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Date: 7/17/12 4:45 PM

Thanks for the info.

Actually, I just started to look into how to finish leather edges, and it seems like such a PITA it's put a damper on my aspirations.

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Date: 7/17/12 4:53 PM

Thank you so much!!

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Date: 7/19/12 9:27 AM

I picked some up with this sale. I was planning to make a leather jacket but thought I'd better start slow and just make a skirt. I'm excited to see the hides!

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Date: 7/19/12 12:29 PM

I ordered some too. I made a couple of leather skirts last year. I am going to try a simple jacket. I am worried about setting in the sleeves. I will definitely be muslining it before hand. What color(s) did you order?
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Date: 7/19/12 5:56 PM

I picked up 3 pieces of cardinal red. What did you get?

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