How Did You First Get Started in Leather Craft?

What first got you interested in leather craft? What was your first project? These are always fun stoies to share :slightly_smiling_face:

I was initially looking for a new hobby, where I could make something with my hands, and the result would hopefully be something functional and useful. I poked around leather working for a little and really began to enjoy it.

As a first project, I tried a very basic belt. Veg tanned leather, some dye, and rivets. It came out ok and I kept doing it more…and from there the fun started