leath·​er·​work ˈle-t͟hər-ˌwərk How to pronounce leatherwork (audio)
: articles made of leather

Examples of leatherwork in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are subtle equestrian touches, too, such as Ralph Lauren stirrup sconces, custom trophy lamps, and custom leatherwork on throw pillows reminiscent of a bridle and reins. Terry Ward, Travel + Leisure, 27 May 2024 Small classes of six students experience a hands-on emphasis on various disciplines from corsetry, leatherwork and tailoring to millinery, fabric dyeing and costume cutting. Cathy Whitlock, The Hollywood Reporter, 24 Feb. 2024 The rest of the budget was spent on tools for leatherwork such as hammers, skivers, punches, needles and thread. Sanvi Bangalore, CBS News, 29 June 2023 The 11th annual event April 29-30, features 165 artists showing sculpture, pottery, jewelry, mixed media, photography, painting, leatherwork, wood and more. Patrick Connolly, Orlando Sentinel, 28 Apr. 2023 The leatherwork, woodwork and metalwork is intended to compete with what Bentley can offer, and those who squirm at the idea of animal skin lining their vehicle’s cabin have vegetarian options like Ultrafabric and Kvadrat wool. Howard Walker, Robb Report, 26 Apr. 2022 Each made-to-order handbag is crafted from start to finish by a single artisan at the brand’s leatherwork facility in Tuscany, with two shapes on offer. New York Times, 26 May 2022 The use of basket weaving techniques in the leatherwork with macramé and raffia on the clothing and bags is a Smith touch. Allyson Portee, Forbes, 5 Oct. 2021 The tour ends with an art gallery featuring numerous, renowned Black artists, with the photography of Gordon Parks, the quilts of the Gee’s Bend quilters and the leatherwork art of Winfred Rembert. al, 1 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1855, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of leatherwork was in 1855

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“Leatherwork.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leatherwork. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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