Before and after shot of Berik motorcycle leather repair to arm and shoulder.

Leather Repair

This Berik suit came to Stitchsmith after its owner had an unfortunate crash at the track. He is now ready to get back on the bike but the suit needed a few repairs and a little cosmetic work to make them pretty again. The kevlar was replaced with a new panel and the hole was[…]

Collage showing race leathers on the Singer machine

Leather alteration

Sometimes off the rack items fit perfectly, sometimes they do not, one option is to get items made to measure but this isn’t often the most convenient or affordable option as lead times can be long and prices can rise significantly, a pair of made to measure race leathers can be twice the price of[…]

Custom made leather Ottoman using recycled leather racing suit

Put your feet up

Our recycled leather Ottoman always gets favourable comments from fellow racers. Turning your worn out leathers into¬†a beautiful and functional item is a great way to preserve the memories of days spent at the track… or that time you went on an ambulance ride! This started off life as a one-piece suit that had seen[…]

Leather Alpinestarts S1 Suit modifications

Off the cuff

We carried out a basic but necessary modification to this Alpinestar S1 leather Supermoto suit. Unlike many suits, the forearms on this suit do not have stretch panels and this was causing the owner some discomfort during races. We widened the forearms, added Kevlar stretch material and remade the cuffs to ensure a perfect fit[…]