5 Reasons Why The Saddle Keyring Is So Popular

5 Reasons Why The Saddle Keyring Is So Popular

Since the Coronavirus pandemic took hold and effectively locked us away in our homes, online shopping has become the new norm. Here are 5 reasons why the Saddle Keyring is so popular. Amidst the uncertain future we presently face, I have had to rethink my business plan. For me, the potential to earn some income is better than none at all. As a consequence, I decided to craft a product that is both fun to make and unique in its own right. Making sure it is affordable to a whole new group of potential customers was another reason for designing this product. Five years ago, when I started training to become a Saddler, I made a small saddle keyring. I absolutely adore it and still have it on my car keys today. However, as I am very aware of copyright, I didn't want to 'copy' the same design. So, I carried out some research and sketched a few possibilities. 1) Designs To Suit...
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A Saddle Bag – Made From A Saddle

A Saddle Bag – Made From A Saddle

I've been working on a little project that has turned out to be something really quite special and I thought it was time I shared it with you all. Old Saddles "I'm loathed to throw these saddles away" Since starting my Saddler training, three years ago, I have had a few old saddles gifted to me to use as examples to work on without worrying about putting them back together accurately. All these saddles have seen better days and are not really suitable to use on horses anymore. I'm loathed to throw these saddles away and therefore, as a bit of an experiment, I had a go at up-cycling one. So, here is the saddle that I chose to use... A plain brown traditional style GP (general purpose) saddle made by Eldonian Brookes Limited who were based in Walsall, West Midlands in the 1970/80's. Pulling the Saddle Apart I dropped the panel out (the bit that actually lies on the back of a horse)... ...then removed the saddle flaps...
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