Leather is one of those fabrics that is admired and equally feared by many people who sew. The following are tips from Stacy Campbell, Pattern Tester Group Member/Master Leather Sewist, who frequently sews with leather. Stacy’s superpower? Check out her sewing work!
Different animals produce different kinds of leather products. Tandy Leather has a detailed explanation of weights and terminology. Here are some basics that I have learned.
Also check out this leather buying guide by Tandy Leather https://www.tandyleather.com/en/leather-buying-guide.html