Labor of Love: Champlain Leather Owner Nancy Kirby Shares Tales from a Lifetime of Leather-Making

Author: Kristin D'Agostino | Date: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Labor of Love: Champlain Leather Owner Nancy Kirby  Shares Tales from a Lifetime of Leather-Making

Captivating!” was how one resident described last Wednesday’s presentation by Champlain Leather owner Nancy Kirby, and she wasn’t exaggerating. Kirby wowed us by bringing a wide range of strange and fascinating vintage objects she’s collected during her more than forty years working as a leather artisan. From taxidermied frogs to swatches of alligator skin; fur …

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