Kristen Weller

Costume Crafts Artisan

Leather Work

Bird of Prey Leather Armor
Bird of Prey Leather Armor

Amor Designer & Maker: Kristen Weller Makeup Artist: Kristen Weller Model: Libby Hill Photo: Creations by Cynthia The University of Texas at Austin

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Bird of Prey Leather Armor
Bird of Prey Leather Armor

Amor Designer & Maker: Kristen Weller Makeup Artist: Kristen Weller Model: Libby Hill Photo: Mark Heaps @lifebypixels The University of Texas at Austin

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Bird of Prey Leather Armor
Bird of Prey Leather Armor

Amor Designer & Maker: Kristen Weller Makeup Artist: Kristen Weller Model: Libby Hill Photo: Mark Heaps @lifebypixels The University of Texas at Austin

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Leather Armor Process
Leather Armor Process

Rendering, detail images, patterning, shaping, fitting, cutting, tooling, burnishing, mold-making, two-coat dyeing and airbrush sealing process; heat-shrinking suede; final lacing. Design & Construction: Kristen Weller

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Leather Tote
Leather Tote

Lightweight upholstery leather, cotton pique. Design & Construction: Kristen Weller

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Leather Tote Process
Leather Tote Process

Pattern/mock-up, detail images, assembly Design & Construction: Kristen Weller

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Hand-Tooled Leather Purse
Hand-Tooled Leather Purse

8 oz leather, cotton & muslin lining. Hand cut, punched, and laced. Design & Construction: Kristen Weller

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Hand-Tooled Leather Purse Process
Hand-Tooled Leather Purse Process

Tooling process, detail & interior photos. Design & Construction: Kristen Weller

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Hand-Tooled Leather Wallet 1
Hand-Tooled Leather Wallet 1

Leather acrylic paint, gel antique, motorcycle stamp, hand-lacing. Design & Construction: Kristen Weller

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Hand-Tooled Knife Sheath
Hand-Tooled Knife Sheath

Hand-stitching. Design & Construction: Kristen Weller

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Hand-Tooled Leather Wallet 2
Hand-Tooled Leather Wallet 2

Copy of a computer circuit board; interior pocket is a circuit board. Design & Construction: Kristen Weller

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