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Leather sleeve for Fisher Space Pen Bullet

This sleeve for a Fisher Space Pen Bullet is the first real leather item I have crafted and I’m very happy with the result! I had to go through two prototypes before I found the right size for it. The first to were too tight so it was very difficult to remove the pen. But it was good training in cutting, punching stitching holes and doing the stitching. The prototypes were made from scrap leather from an old backpack. The final sleeve however is made from a very nice piece of leather sent to me by Laederiet in Denmark. Unfortunately I don’t know what type of leather it is.

There are a few details I have to do better with my next project, like doing the burnishing before doing the stitching. I now had to skip a spot just were the stitching goes around the edge. But all in all pretty good for a first project, don’t you think?

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Atelier Pall Sleeve – 1000 days later

Atelier Pall sleeve, 1000 days old.

Two years ago I did a positive review of the Atelier Pall Leather Sleeve which I had gotten for my iPhone 5S. Now, two and a half years later, with an iPhone 7 on its way to me (I skipped a couple of generations), I thought it would be interesting do a second look at it, just to sum up how well the sleeve has served its purpose.

The Atelier Pall Sleeve has been the only protection for my phone for nearly 1000 days, constantly in my front pocket. And I must say it has held up perfectly and aged beautifully!

When it was new the color was bit lighter and the texture was matte. The leather was also quite stiff. Over the years it has Read more…

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Review: Atelier Pall iPhone Leather Sleeve

Atelier Pall iPhone 5 Leather SleeveAfter my disappointing purchase of the iCase Leather, which I reviewed a while back, I immediately decided to order another case for my iPhone 5S. This time it was an Atelier Pall Leather Sleeve, in brown. I had read about it in the same thread on MacRumours as where I found out about the iCase Leather. I have used this leather sleeve for six months now and thought it was time I reviewed it. Read more…

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Review: iCase Leather Thin Series for iPhone 5

Last week I ordered an iCase Leather Thin Series for iPhone 5 case from iCase Leather in Hungary. According to their site the case is made with “genuine leather”. I had heard about the case in a thread on MacRumours. User esfrost wrote about it and posted a couple of photos, which in my opinion looked great. It seemed promising and I hoped it could compete with the Sena Ultraslim Classic.

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