From The Workbench

  • His Day Wedding Festival: Because it's His Day too!

    His Day Wedding Festival: Because it's His Day too!

    Psst... I'll let you in on a secret, sometimes grooms like to be involved in planning a wedding too.  Wedding fairs are typically geared towards the bride, whilst grooms (in hetero and same-sex couples!) are forgotten about. His Day are changing that, it's...

  • I made Abbey England's top 40 Under 40 makers!

    I made Abbey England's top 40 Under 40 makers!

    I'm over-the-moon to say that I've been annouced as one of Abbey England's 40 under 40 makers!  To celebrate their 40th birthday, Abbey England invited nominations of the public’s favourite leather maker under the age of 40, to be Abbey England’s...

  • I'm an Etsy Design Awards 2022 Finalist!

    I'm an Etsy Design Awards 2022 Finalist!

    Yo yo yo! I've got some exciting news to share with you. I've been selected as an Etsy Design Awards Finalist!! My personalised leather cufflinks in brass were selected from thousands of entries and I join 99 other amazing Etsy sellers. Next up,...

  • Kingsley crafting a dark brown leather cardholder

    Almost a decade of crafting! Win a £50 Gift Card

    I've been in the leatherworking game for almost 10 years and have crafted over 10,000 products in this time. If you're rockin' a Kingsley Leather item I'd LOVE to see a photo of how it's aged over time. Post your...

  • Man receiving a Kingsley Leather item as a gift

    3 Tips For Buying Gifts For Guys

    We all know that guys can be hard to buy for right? Here are 3 tips that will help you smash it out of the park.



    The golden rule of gifting is to make sure that what you are buying is actually going to be put to use. This is part of the reason that experiences can make great gifts. A wallet or cardholder is as about as usefull as a gift can get. It's something that he'll carry and used every day.

  • No Presents. Yeah Right!

    No Presents. Yeah Right!

    Gone are the days when couples wanted nothing more than an iron, a vase, a toaster and a set of towels to see them into married life. Times have changed, and most couples now are after money for the honeymoon - or to pay off some of the wedding debt.