Hand-stitched in the traditions of English Saddlery, using what is often referred to as double-handed or saddle-stitching. This traditional saddlery style method of stitching has greater integrity than machine stitching.
No sewing machines are involved in this process, all stitching is done entirely by hand.
HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR THREAD COLOUR:
Choose your favourite colour from a myriad of jewel-like tones.
DEEP SEA TEAL
Follow the traditions of Saddlery, and match your stitching to your leather colour or to your closure hardware.
To match the leather colour:
Choose HOT CHOCOLATE coloured stitching.
To match your closure hardware which is a Sam Browne stud.
Choose YELLOW GOLD coloured stitching to match a Brass Sam Browne closure or IVORY coloured stitching to match the Nickel plated Brass Sam Browne closure.
PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL THREAD CHOICES OFFERED ARE LINEN.
NONE OF OUR THREADS ARE METALLIC OR POLYESTER.
This item is cut out entirely by hand without the use of a press and instead using a traditional Saddler’s Knife.
As this is veg-tanned leather, the edges of this eyeglasses case are polished to a high shine by hand. We do not need to coat the raw edges in plastic as is necessary with chrome tanned leather.
This eyeglasses case comes hand-stamped with our distinctive egallowayleatherdesign logo.
Corners are nicked to prevent unsightly folding and bending and edges are bevelled to remove sharp edges created when cutting the item out by hand. A Saddler works in the same way to ensure equine comfort and therefore the safety of horse and rider. Following this ethos creates an item which is not only comfortable to use but a joy to handle.
This eyeglasses case is fastened with a Sam Browne Stud in either Brass or Nickel plated Brass.
The length of this glasses case is 170mm
The height of this glasses case is 85mm
The depth of this card case is 50mm
MADE IN ENGLAND
This eyeglasses case is made entirely, in a small workshop in Walthamstow, London, United Kingdom.
We suggest cleaning this eyeglasses case with a soft lint free cloth and dubbin or Fiebings 4 Way to maintain its appearance and water resistant nature. Please do not use shoe polish as even clear shoe polish may occasionally alter the colour of the leather.
If you feel unsure about doing this yourself, or about any of the above information, please contact us by email/phone/twitter. We will be happy to advise you and answer other queries you may have.
Phone: +44 (0)7868 750827