At Seattle Leather Works we believe that we must create new interest and pass along old traditions.

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At Seattle Leather Works we believe that we must create new interest and pass along old traditions. Come learn the ancient art of leather crafting with Master Saddler Tessa Gillespie.  Seattle Leather Works is a full service tack, leather and shoe repair shop for equestrians and non-equestrians that need their old leather items repaired, re-fit and restored. Whether you have horse tack, bike leathers, boots, furniture or other leather items that need overhauling, Seattle Leather Works is the place to bring your tack & togs. Custom-made leather work is available for those needing products that are extra special. Here at Seattle Leather Works, Repurposing, reusing and upcycling old leather items into something new is our way of going green and becoming more economically responsible. Visit our shop in Auburn, take advantage of our pick-up/delivery service or come visit us at a show.  We proudly serve Seattle and the surrounding areas.

Donate your old leather.  We accept anything that is leather from old boots, belts, jackets, shoes, chaps, horse tack & saddles to leather hides and skins.   We are a small business that offers free workshops to childrens camps, clubs and groups.  We also appreciate old leather craft tools, metal hardware and buckles as donations too.  Anything leather will help fund these free workshops.  These items can be broken, cracked and in poor condition.  We just appreciate your donations.

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Leather Craft Workshops

Come learn the art of leather craft. Seattle Leather Works offers leather workshops for all levels of leather crafting experience. Classes range from 2-6 days depending on the content. All tools, leather and hardware is supplied for each student and can be purchased for those that would like to continue practicing leather craft at home. Classes space is limited so please contact Tessa or click on the calendar below to see the workshop and dates that are scheduled. We welcome students from all over the country to join our Leather Workshops. Schedule your vacation around one of our fun classes and visit our amazing city of Seattle too!

Tack and Leather Repair

Seattle Leather Works offers a wide variety of tack and leather repairs for all disciplines of equestrians & pleasure riders. We also service biker leathers, seats & saddle bags. It is important to have your leather in top shape for the safety of yourself, your horse & your motorcycle. Show season and riding weather is upon us and it’s time to inspect all your gear and have it cleaned and repaired prior to sitting in the saddle this year.

Team Building Workshop

Come learn the art of leather work with your Team. This is a team building activity that your people will actually enjoy. Workshops are available for groups to gather together and interact with each other outside of the work environment depending on the project. We have workshops that can be a few hours to a weekend. All tools, leather & hardware is provided and each person can go home with something that they created


We offer a wide range of services to meet every type of leather need.
Contact Tessa if you have an item that needs repaired, re-purposed, remade or re-conditioned. We are by appointment only during the week and are available most weekends if you like to drop in.

We would Like To Be a Vendor



We are always interested in attending events as a vendor. Horse shows, schooling shows, tack swaps and equestrian workshops are a great place to have a mobile leather repair.

We also love the biker industry and can sew on patches and make custom chaps and leathers. If you have an event that you would like Seattle Leather Works to attend please contact Tessa with the dates and information.


Leather craft workshops and tack repair classes for those who would like to learn the art of leather craft.

Contact us today to get started on your first leather class!


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