Make a Leather Tortilla Warmer

Craft Your Own Leather Tortilla Warmer with Our Latest Project Video

The world of leather craft, is not just about making horse tack, belts, and wallets; it’s also about creating pieces that add a unique touch to everyday life. That’s exactly what we’ve done with our new leather tortilla warmer. This project is perfect for anyone looking to blend functionality with craftsmanship, offering a unique and stylish way to keep your tortillas warm.

Our newest video on YouTube, “Making a Leather Tortilla Warmer,” takes you through the entire process of making one of these. From selecting the right leather to the final stitching, we cover every step making it easy for LeatherHeads of all levels to follow along. Whether you are a seasoned professional or just starting out, this project is bound to pique your interest.

Why a Leather Tortilla Warmer?

Leather is not just durable; it’s also an excellent insulator, making it the perfect material for a tortilla warmer. However, what truly sets this project apart is its uniqueness. Fabric and ceramic dominate the kitchenware scene, a leather tortilla warmer stands out, offering both aesthetic appeal and practical use. This is a product that will make an outstanding gift or item that your customers will surely have to have.

For the Love of Leathercraft

This project is more than just a leather tortilla warmer; it’s a merging of leather craft and cooking. It’s about taking the skills and techniques of leatherwork and applying them to create something not only beautiful but also useful in the kitchen or around the barbecue pit. It’s a testament to the versatility of leather craft and its potential to transform ordinary items into extraordinary pieces.

Get Started Today

Eager to start crafting your own leather tortilla warmer?

Check out the full project video to see how to make one in your shop.

We do offer a pattern pack for sale as a companion to the video. This pack includes all the patterns and and a collection of floral tooling patterns to craft your very own leather tortilla warmer. Click Here to purchase your copy of the pattern pack for this project.

Whether for yourself or as a gift, this leather tortilla warmer is sure to impress. Crafting a leather tortilla warmer is not just about creating a functional item; it’s about expressing creativity, honing your leathercraft skills, and making something truly unique. So, why wait? Dive into the world of leather craft with this fun, unique project that both you and your customers will love.

How to Make a Sideways Knife Sheath

In this project video, I show you how to make one of our new sideway leather knife sheaths.

This style of sheath is for a case trapper pocket knife and allows the knife to sit horizontal instead of vertical.

We offer a DIGITAL pattern pack for this project with 10 different floral tooling patterns.

We also offer a material packs for these as well. This is Herman Oak Leather die cut to make this sheath.

How to Make a Crossbody Fannypack Purse

In this project video, I show you how to make one of our new Crossbody Fannypack style purses.

I made this purse from French Calf on the outside and Goat skin on the inside with a tooled feather front panel. This is a really fun bag to make and they seem to be a popular style these days.

My hardware came from Ohio Travel Bag Company.

The leather came from C Loy’s Leather.

If you would like to purchase the pattern pack for this project, use the links below. We offer them in either DIGITAL DOWNLOAD or PRINTED versions.

This is a large format print so if you choose the DIGITAL version, you will have to take to a printing company to have them printed for you you.

PRINTED version


How to Make a Leather Rifle Saddle Scabbard

In this video, I show you how I make one of our Leather Rifle Saddle Scabbards.

These are a lot of fun to make and have a ton of room for tooling and artwork. They are not really difficult to make, they are just large and use a lot of leather.

As we always do, we do offer a pattern pack for this project. You can use the links below to go directly to our website to purchase your copy. We offer this in a PRINTED and a DIGITAL version.

This is a large format printing so if you get the digital version, you will need to take it somewhere and have them print it out for you.



New Online Leather Floral Carving Course in the Academy!

If you follow us on social media and/or our YouTube Channel, then you have heard us talking about building a new course for the DG LeatherCraft Academy. After months of gathering information, photos, and videos we have finally completed what we think is the most comprehensive online course on Floral Carving and Tooling that is available.

I will first say, there is no in person or online course that is going to make you a Master Floral Carver over night. Becoming efficient and proficient with leather floral tooling takes practice and study over a long period of time. What I wanted to do with this new course was to consolidate all the information in one place that is easy to follow and offers the best information possible. Along with this information, we created patterns and exercises that help to develop the skills and techniques needed to begin to build a quality skill set.

Our First Floral Carving and Tooling Course is Open for Enrollment!

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How to Make a Premium Leather Clutch Wallet

In this project video, I show you how to make a leather clutch wallet with more of a Premium set of Interiors. The interior of this wallet includes a few more slots for cash and storage as well as a zippered coin pocket. We also show you how I create and install a “T” pocket system for credit card pockets.

If you are looking for a “step-up” project, then this is a great one. The interior of this wallet is more challenging than our previous clutch wallet video that we created.

If you would like the Companion Pattern Pack that goes along with this video, then you can purchase that DIGITAL PDF file by Clicking Here.

This pattern pack includes all the cut patterns for all the pieces as well as line up marks. There is also 8 different floral tooling patterns included as well.

*Note: This is a digital pattern that you download and print out on your own printer… we do not mail this pattern to you. You have instant access to it after purchase.

For the double sided tape that I used in the video, visit https://makersleathersupply.com

For leather sewing machines and equipment, visit https://leathermachineco.com

For the best tooling leather in the industry, visit http://www.hermannoakleather.com

The “Lost Trade” Podcast is Live

We have spent the last 2 years researching, debating, and researching some more.  We finally made a decision and today we officially launched our newest addition to the content services that we offer to the western gear making community.

The “Lost Trade” Podcast is now available on Apple podcast as well as Spotify!

This is an interview style show where we will visit with craftsmen from all different areas of the western lifestyle industry.  Our main focus will be those men and women that work daily to hone their skills for the purpose of creating gear and accessories for cowboys and cowgirls.  We will also mix it up with artists, suppliers and business leaders that help to supply the industry and keep it flourishing.

We settled on the name “Lost Trade” as a hat tip of sorts to the all too common statement made to all of us as craftsmen when someone finds out what we do for a living.  How can something be “lost” if we are doing it everyday to provide for ourselves and our families?

Our hopes with this podcast is that it will do its part to shed light on western lifestyle industries that are thriving and very much in demand… far from being “lost.”  Along with that, it will introduce and promote the men and women who have spent years working to improve their particular skill set and have made a space for themselves to be successful in a niche that is known only to those cowboys and cowgirls who need them.

You can listen now to “Lost Trade” on your phone or using the players below.  We have two episodes up as of now and more episodes with amazing craftsmen coming soon.  Thank you to everyone who supported this decision and lets see where this goes from here.

The Best Xacto Knife and a New Awesome Purse Zipper

Are you looking for the best Xacto Knife to use on your leather craft projects?  I have used a large barreled Xacto knife handle for years.  I get a ton of questions and emails about where I get them and what blades I use in them.  I found a new place to get them and while I was there, I also found some really great purse zippers to use in our shop.  These zippers are really classy looking and in my opinion they look much better than just the normal YKK zippers that we all use.



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