Wow who knew it was so hard to make Jackets
Problem One: No one seems to know how to make a proper jacket from scratch anymore. All the leather companies that used traditional methods are out of business.
Problem Two: No one seems to tan leather in North America anymore. Wow, who knew that every aspect of business has moved to China even the tanneries.
Problem Three: I need a Pattern maker who knows how to work in Leather...yowch, Im yelling into the wind on this one. Try and find anybody who actually knows anything about leather that isnt one foot in the grave.
So these are my sad tales, I have met with ten people this week and they all had discouraging words for me. Oh well, lets hope to meet someone with some positive information next week