Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Fizik Antares: Fading Waves


The leather is hand dyed for a streaky ombre effect with an impression of a tsunami in the style of traditional Japanese wood block prints. Perforations also have a graded colour from yellow to blue in both the saddle and matching bar tape.



Friday, 11 August 2017

Fizik Antares: Red one for a Baum


For Above Category Cycling, the saddle picks up on all the colours featured on Nathan's Baum Corretto

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Bontrager Affinity: Many Racing Colours

For Above Category Cycling, the saddle picks up on all the colours featured on Russ' Baum Racing Corretto.

Fizik Arione VS: Gold Diamonds


A square grid perforated pattern with a 2 - 1 repeat, tilted diagonally and graded over four hole sizes. Every single perforation in my leatherwork is punched individually by hand. Yellow gold under black full grain leather for Paul's new gold leafed Field Cycles, crafted in Sheffield.

Thursday, 3 August 2017

Ebola Bontrager



Tim is a bit of an expert on the Ebola virus, so we made a pattern on his saddle that looks something like a magnified representation of the virus.

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Floral Zip Pouch


Commissioned by Albert for a good friend of his. The pouch is designed to hold an iPhone 7 with plenty of room for other things. Features include an internal zip pocket in the red leather lining.


Friday, 28 July 2017

Italian Clubs: Two Piece Saddle Bag


For David's Colnago with Italian three colour clover/clubs motif. A while ago I recovered his Prologo saddle with some rainbow detailing.

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Tune Speedneedle: Italian Style

A second recovering for Craig's Tune Speedneedle, this time for his DeRosa. The raw carbon saddle has been re-padded with 3mm EVA foam then covered with kangaroo leather perforated to reveal the red, white and green detailing.

Monday, 24 July 2017

Selle Itaila SLR: Gold and Silver Surprise



For Rob's gold and silver Speedvagen


Saturday, 22 July 2017

Fizik Aliante: Gold & Green Union Jack



For Ame's new Baum

Friday, 14 July 2017

Black on Black Diva



Liz wanted her very comfortable Selle Italia Diva to not look so chunky. The brief was to make the saddle look slimmer. So we went for fine lines of perforations along the length of the saddle skirting the centre cut-out and minimised panel seams. Rather than picking up a highlight colour from her frame Liz said "Black is supposed to be slimming isn't it? Let's do black on black"

Thursday, 13 July 2017

SLR Superflow: For Climbers

Matt briefed Peter who briefed me: He wanted his saddle to match his Rapha climber's shoes. He liked the saddle a lot and so then wanted some matching bar tape.

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Pro Turnix: Black Grey

Making Darren's Pro Turnix a little more sophisticated with black perforated kangaroo leather and grey highlights.


Friday, 7 July 2017

Fabric Scoop: Horizon


For a recent Speedvagen build with Horizon paint scheme.

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Romin Prova


For Rob's Prova Cycles road bike recently built up by Shifter Bikes.

Monday, 3 July 2017

Silver Paws: Oura

For Megan at Berry Mountain Cycles with a paw print impression and graded perforations in silver.

Blue Paws Romin


For Berry Mountain Cycles S-Works Tarmac: Blue graded perforations and impression of a paw print.

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Romin: SS

Shannon's personalised Specialized Romin

Monday, 26 June 2017

Selle SMP: Baumy's Summer Breeze Fade


SMP Composit in black kangaroo leather with the new Summer Breeze fade scheme for Darren Baum's own new Baum Orbis road disc bike.

Saturday, 24 June 2017

Selle SMP: Black on Black


Black kangaroo leather SMP with black perforated seat and simple single row perforated bar tape.