DIANE LOUISE PAUL


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Diane Louise Paul is aself-taughtleather artisan who creates beautiful, long-lasting handcrafted leather items that become valued treasures. She makes each item by hand from English bridle leather, focusing on pre-Civil War objects.

Using traditional tools and techniques, she cuts, stitches, and finishes each object with beeswax and other natural products. She cuts the leather without patterns, so no two pieces are the same.She enjoys working with leather because of its warmth, beauty, and unique markings and variations.

Paul has lived in North Hampton, New Hampshire, a small town on the seacoast called North Hampton NH, for 50 years. She is a member of the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen and was among the artisans featured in the 75th Anniversary documentary, “A League of Our Own,” about the League. She is also a member the Seacoast Growers’ Association farmers’ market.In her free time she trained horses andgoes antiquing in search of antique bells and leather tools.

Paul is fascinated by the history and longevity of antique items. A descendant of Mayflower passenger Thomas Rogers,she is a member of the national societies of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Ranger Chapter of Portsmouth, and the Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America. She has been featured on WMUR’s “New Hampshire Chronicle” and “Cross Roads.”

Diane Louise Paul Handcrafted Leather and Repair
PO Box 1102
North Hampton, NH 03862
Phone: 603-964-8821
Email: dlpleather@aol.com
Website: www.dlpleather.com

Diane Louise Paul has been selected for the following Directories:

2016
Year: 2016, 
				Category: Leather
LEATHER
2015
Year: 2015, 
				Category: Leather
LEATHER
2014
Year: 2014, 
				Category: Leather
LEATHER
2013
Year: 2013, 
				Category: Leather
LEATHER
2012
Year: 2012, 
				Category: Leather
LEATHER
2011
Year: 2011, 
				Category: Leather
LEATHER
2010
Year: 2010, 
				Category: Leather
LEATHER
2009
Year: 2009, 
				Category: Leather
LEATHER
2008
Year: 2008, 
				Category: Leather
LEATHER
2007
Year: 2007, 
				Category: Christmas
CHRISTMAS
2007
Year: 2007, 
				Category: Leather
LEATHER
2006
Year: 2006, 
				Category: Christmas
CHRISTMAS
2006
Year: 2006, 
				Category: Leather
LEATHER
2005
Year: 2005, 
				Category: Leather
LEATHER
2004
Year: 2004, 
				Category: Leather
LEATHER
Biography updated October 3, 2016   Photograph updated October 3, 2016  Contact information updated April 15, 2011
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