Materials

Vegetable Tanned Italian Leather

standard leather

Responsibly sourced, full grain, vegetable tanned leather made in Italy. Light wax finish with mild pull-up effect. Medium-firm temper for stamping and moulding. Stocked in Whiskey Tan in three weights for a variety of projects. Also available in custom colors and weights with small minimum orders.

Standard Color

tan leather
Tan

Standard Weights

3 oz (1.2 mm, .047 in): Lightweight leather for small projects with multiple layers such as wallets, lined watch straps, or lightweight notebook covers.
5 oz (2 mm, .078 in): Midweight leather for small to medium projects such as clutches, tech cases, lined belts, or unlined watch straps.
7 oz (2.8mm, .109 in): Mid-heavyweight leather for larger or thicker projects such as messenger bags, totes, knife sheaths, or

Custom Colors

natural leather
Natural
chestnut leather
Chestnut
mahogany leather
Mahogany
coffee leather
Coffee
walnut leather
Walnut
gray leather
Gray
black leather
Black
blue leather
Blue
navy leather
Navy
violet leather
Violet
burgundy leather
Burgundy
green leather
Green
peach leather
Peach
red leather
Red
orange leather
Orange
yellow leather
Yellow

For projects over 500 square inches (e.g. 4 notebook covers or 8 bifold wallets or 100 key fobs), 16 custom colors are also available in the standard weights. If a project has a mix of standard and custom colors, each custom color must be over 500 square inches.

Custom Weights

For projects over 1000 square inches (e.g. 8 notebook covers or 16 bifold wallets or 200 key fobs), standard and custom color leathers can be split to any weight under 7 oz. If a project has a mix of standard and custom weights, each custom weight must be over 1000 square inches.

Custom Leathers

Fabnik has relationships with numerous US and international tanneries and can source almost any vegetable-tanned leather. Minimum orders vary, so please contact us for details.

High Tenacity German Thread

standard thread

High tenacity, abrasion resistant, polyester thread made in Germany. Acid and UV resistant. Continuous filaments for easy stitching and clean seams. Stocked in Linen White in two weights for a variety of stitching styles. Also available in custom colors and weights with small minimum orders.

Standard Color

cream thread
Cream

Standard Weights

#138 (.414 mm, .0163 in): Midweight thread for machine lockstitching.

#207 (.508 mm, .020 in): Mid-Heavyweight thread for hand stitching.

Custom Colors

natural thread
Natural
tan thread
Tan
chestnut thread
Chestnut
mahogany thread
Mahogany
coffee thread
Coffee
walnut thread
Walnut
gray thread
Gray
black
Black
blue thread
Blue
navy thread
Navy
violet thread
Violet
burgundy thread
Burgundy
green thread
Green
peach thread
Peach
red thread
Red
orange thread
Orange
yellow thread
Yellow

For projects over 500 square inches (e.g. 4 notebook covers or 8 bifold wallets or 100 key fobs), 16 custom colors are also available in the standard weights. If a project has a mix of standard and custom colors, each custom color must be over 500 square inches.

Custom Weights

For projects over 1000 square inches (e.g. 8 notebook covers or 16 bifold wallets or 200 key fobs), standard and custom color threads are available in weights under 1 mm. Please contact us about minimums if a project has a mix of standard and custom weights.

Custom Threads

Fabnik can also source threads beyond our custom colors in various materials. Minimum orders vary, so please contact us for details.