As requested the start of some tutorials on leather working and leather armours - more to follow.
A fairly brief discussion on the primary concepts in leather (and other) breastplates and other torso armours.
This isn't all inclusive but covers the main concepts that are used and allows a good starting point for mixing and matching to a point where a design can be produced.
These are armour concepts for LRP and costuming and although based on historical concepts and practical armouring approaches are not intended to be historically accurate.
(Though are intended to be believable as opposed to the silly high-fantasy approaches that get bandied about).
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