Posts tagged 'Abbey Scholarship winner'

Letters from Natasha: February 2020.

Hello, everyone! My name is Natasha Kerimova, and for more than two years, I have been studying and perfecting the craft of creating fashion leather bags and small leather accessories. At the end of October 2019 my brand Ten Cloudy was born where I am the designer, the buyer, the prototypist, and the maker.

I want to start my blog with the topic of how one can get a chance to learn about the leathercraft...

Letters from Lucy: October 2019
  Hi all, This month has been a big step forward for me. Thanks to my QEST funding I went on my first two courses; a week harness making with Frances Roche (including a day in the Royal Mews for some fitting) and a week with John McDonald who showed me how to make my first ever collar. It always shocks me how even spending a single day
Letters from Lucy: August 2019
Master Saddler Suzie Fletcher on BBC's The Repair Shop.   Hey all, I wonder have you ever seen an episode of BBCs “The Repair Shop”. If you haven’t, I highly suggest you do. A team of experts (and yes there’s a master saddler!), restore and refurbish treasured items.
Letters from Lucy: May 2019
Hi All, This month’s blog is coming to you from 25,000ft somewhere over the Irish sea! I’m on my way back from a long weekend at The Hertfordshire County Show. For the first time, the show had a Saddlery tent, full of displays and demonstrators and ran a Saddlery competition of four classes, (A dog lead, a Headcollar, a leather box or container
This month Lucy tells us all about her conundrum in finding the right fitting for her customer’s horse harness…   Hi all, This month it was Abbey England to the rescue! A customer had been looking for some square white metal terrets (the metal rings the reins go through on the pad of a horse harness). After looking through all the