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Arts & Artists

New Hampshire Traditional Arts & Folklife Listing

Diane Louise Paul
Handcrafted Leatherwork

Description:
Diane Louise Paul creates beautiful handcrafted leather items. She began her work in leather making tack for horses and has bridged out to other forms including sleigh bell straps , fire buckets, belts, dog collars, and leashes. She makes each item by hand, cutting, stitching, and finishing the leather with the same tools and techniques used over a hundred years ago. Early American Life magazine named Diane one of the top traditional craftsmen in the country eight years in a row. Diane is also a juried member of the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen. She is one of the craftsmen featured in the 75th Anniversary documentary about the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, A League of Our Own. Diane has also been featured in WMURís New Hampshire Chronicle.

Preferred activities and age groups: Demonstrations at schools, fairs and festivals, museums and other community locations such as libraries and historical societies for all ages.

Availability: statewide year round.

Fees:
Negotiable.

Contact Information:
PO Box 1102
North Hampton, NH 03862
Phone: 603/964-8821
Alt. Phone: 603/964-8821
email: DLPleather@aol.com
website: www.DianeLouisePaul.com

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