Jepsen LeatherGoods creates quality leather accessories that are individually cut, dyed and stitched by hand in Madison, Wisconsin. The brand offers a selection of iPad cases, bike tool holders, belts and other products, with the intention that they’ll last a lifetime. It also markets its skills with DIY guides to help aspiring leatherworkers create their own items.
The step-by-step instructions should appeal to post-materialist consumers interested in durable goods and those nostalgic of craftier times. There are guides for creating a leather passport holder and a cowboy boot wallet, with a list of what you’ll need, the estimated time it will take to make, and easy to follow instructions along with lots of photographs.