BEST SELLING PRODUCT EXPANDS

BEST SELLING PRODUCT EXPANDS

As you may have read back in September 2018, the Stirrup Keyring was one of my best selling products. Well, this year I thought I'd enhance the collection by adding another colour to the range... NEWMARKET TAN Saddlers know this colour of leather as 'London Tan'. However, I tend to refer to it as Newmarket Tan as it reminds me of the infamous Newmarket racing blankets that racehorses wear. Introducing the new Stirrup Keyring I personally love this colour and therefore have chosen to introduce it to my accessories collection for the forthcoming year. With some new and exciting products coming this year I definitely want to make them in this colour, so if you love this colour as much as I do, then watch this space. The Newmarket Tan Stirrup keyring will be going live on the website next weekend on Saturday 1st February 2020. BRASS OR NICKEL The only choice you will need to make is whether you go for the brass stirrup iron or the...
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Stirrup Keyring – The Making Of A Best Seller

Stirrup Keyring – The Making Of A Best Seller

"The Stirrup Keyring is one of the most successful accessories I have made to date" Using British Materials Using the best of British bridle leather, known in the industry as Sedgwick's Leather, I traditionally cut and prepare the strips of leather by hand with my saddler tools, many of which are more than 50 years old. After edging, staining and creasing the individual keyrings I punch a small 1/2" crew hole and 1/2" stitch marks. This is in preparation for the lace of leather that will act as the stirrup leather to the stirrup iron. The brass stirrup is traditionally made here in the UK in a foundry in Walsall, just 40 minutes from where The Lady Saddler is located, allowing the added advantage of being able to visit their showroom whenever I want. Next, I tack all the pieces together ready to be hand stitched. Using a waxed linen thread I hand stitch each keyring individually using the saddle stitch technique. Condition The Leather Lastly, I...
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