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THE MASTER PATTERN MAKER

This is where a design
sketch is translated into a real garment.
It’s a real skill, requiring years of training. The result is one pattern board for every panel-shape part in every jacket, in every size of every style item we have ever made. One jacket in one size can have 50 or more pieces. That’s some library! and covers walls and walls of hanging space. The patterns all have to be tough enough for the cutters to cut around with their razor-sharp knives, too!

Pattern makers for leather products must be highly skilled in order to meet the challenges of working with 100% natural material. Each skin has different thicknesses, textures, blemishes etc. that magnify the challenge of maneuvering through even
creating one jacket...