Write for Us

Are you a leathercraft pro eager to share your expertise? LeatherProfy is seeking knowledgeable writers to contribute high-quality articles about leatherworking and leather goods.

As a contributor, you can help grow the leather community by creating accessible tutorials, how-tos, tips and tricks, and industry analysis. Read on for our writer guidelines and submission process.

What We’re Looking For

We want great writers who know their leather. Potential article topics include:

  • Leather Overviews – Introductory explainers on leather types, tanning methods, quality grades, and uses
  • Project Tutorials – Step-by-step guides for leatherworking projects like wallets, bags, watch straps
  • Leatherworking Tips – Pro tips for cutting, stitching, stamping, dyeing, finishing leather
  • Troubleshooting – Fixes for common leathercraft issues like mistakes, defects, tool problems
  • Reviews – Assessments of leathercraft tools, materials, suppliers
  • Industry Analysis – Trends in leather production, technology, sustainability, fashion
  • Leather Alternatives – Comparisons like faux leather, vegan leather, etc.


  • Submit original, unpublished articles between 1500-2000 words
  • Use clear, conversational language – write as if speaking to a friend
  • Back up claims with credible sources and expert opinions
  • Check grammar, spelling, punctuation, formatting
  • Optimize drafting in Google Docs before submitting

Allowed Leather Topics

We accept submissions on the following leather-related topics:

  • Types of leather – full grain, suede, veg tan, chrome tan, exotics
  • Leather goods – wallets, bags, watches, belts, footwear, accessories
  • Leatherworking tools – awls, needles, thread, stamps, knives, edge paint
  • Leather crafts – tips, tricks and how-to advice for makers
  • Leather tanning – methods, chemicals, processing, environmental impact
  • Leather substitutes – faux leather, pleather, vegan leather, alternatives

DIY and Hobby Niche Topics

  • Jewelry making
  • Scrapbooking
  • Knitting and crocheting
  • Candle making
  • Soapmaking
  • Model building
  • Amateur radio
  • Birdwatching
  • Flower arranging
  • Embroidery
  • Woodworking
  • Metal working
  • Welding

Article Format Tips

Follow these tips to adapt your writing style and structure for maximum engagement:

Use conversational tone and second-person POV
Address the reader directly using “you” statements. Avoid overly formal language.

Organize content logically
Lead with the main point or tutorial objective. Break sections into H2 and H3 subheadings.

Focus on practical, actionable advice
Show readers how to do something over just describing concepts.

Support tips with examples
Illustrate points using screenshots, videos, or real-life demonstrations.

Use images and multimedia
Include 5-10 relevant images or videos to engage visual learners.

Craft compelling titles
Think clickable yet descriptive. Include keywords where possible.

Check formatting and readability
Use short paragraphs, lists and highlight key details in bold.

Cite sources
Credit any quotes, statistics or copyrighted material used.

Ready to Contribute? Here’s How:

When your draft is ready, send us:

  • Email to: master248(at)gmail.com
  • The Google Doc link
  • 2-3 sentence summary
  • Your expertise in the topic
  • Preferred author name and bio

Our editorial team will review your submission against our guidelines and be in touch within 24 hours.

If published, we’ll provide an author bio, link, and promote your post. You retain ownership and we have non-exclusive rights to publish on LeatherProfy.


What are your article submission guidelines?

We accept original, unpublished articles between 1500-2000 words on leather and leathercraft topics. All submissions should use conversational language, be well-researched, and formatted for readability.

What happens after I submit an article?

Our editorial team will review your submission within 24 hours and provide feedback. Minor edits may be made without approval, but we’ll seek confirmation for any major changes before publishing.

When will my submitted article be published?

If accepted, we strive to publish within 1 week. But timing depends on our editorial calendar. We’ll keep you updated on an expected publishing date.

Can I see the final edits before publication?

Yes! We’re happy to share back the final edited draft for your approval before publishing. Just let us know you’d like to review it.

What are the reprint/copyright rules?

You retain full ownership and copyright privileges over your submitted articles. By publishing with us, you grant LeatherProfy unlimited, non-exclusive rights to display your work.

Will my article be SEO optimized?

We expect submitted articles to be optimized with relevant keywords and formatting best practices. Our editorial team will do some final on-page SEO tweaking before publishing.

Let us know if you have any other questions! We look forward to sharing your leather expertise with our readers.