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Deerskin Gloves vs. Cowhide Gloves

Deerskin is one of the most difficult leathers to work with, both in it’s tanning process, and in the making of leather goods. This, and limited availability, prevents it from being a leather that can be stamped out and sewn into products by the millions using inexperienced labor and many common mass production methods. [...]

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Bleeding Leather

A couple of customers have asked us about their gloves “bleeding” dye. This usually happens when the gloves are new and have been worn in a down pour of rain.This is what I have learned about bleeding leather:It is not uncommon for leather dye to “bleed” especially if the item is not dyed with [...]

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How we fit for a special order item

There is nothing better than the feel of a broken in leather jacket (or chaps, or vest, or…). This is the fit and feel we work hard to achieve her at Fox Creek Leather.On occasion the standard jacket doesn’t fit a customer. In this instance we can look into special ordering a jacket [...]

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The FCL Baby has arrived.

“Soon-To-Be-Momma Ashley” is now the proud mother of a beautiful baby girl named Rylan Jade Conklin.Baby Rylan was born at 7:20pm on Monday, February 20th. She weighed in at 7 lbs and 2 ozs and was 18 1/2″ long.Congratulations to the Conklin family.ScarlettBy the way guys, guess who won the FCL Office Baby Pool….Yep [...]

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Fox Creek’s Most Popular List

A lot of times people call just wanting to know which items are the most popular. It sometimes helps them make a decision when they are torn between two styles. For those of you who are curious, here is a quick list:Men’s Jacket – Vented Racing Jacket Men’s Vests – Braided Buffalo Nickel Vest Women’s [...]

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Scottish Music Anyone?

One of the best perks of working at Fox Creek Leather is being able to work with the public. Doing so, I’ve developed a lot of friendships with many interesting people. Yes, I have friends….Now that this has been established, let me take a moment to tell you about one such friend, Brendan [...]

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A must read for any new chaps wearer

Not to say that there is a right or a wrong way to put on your chaps. If you have a system that works, then keep on keeping on. For newbies, we put together a quick “How To” piece on putting your chaps on and included some great fitting tips.The first main tip is: Do [...]

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Did you get the chance to experience Bernie?

Cancer claimed the life of our beloved co-worker, Bernadene Bennett (pictured 5th from the left) this past year. In four months we went from having an active young woman to a memory. Even as time passes, it is still hard to believe that she is gone from our lives. Bernie helped grow Fox Creek [...]

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