MacKenzie Leather Workshop

Mackenzie Workshop July What’s On the Bench: In the Making This Month

What’s On the Bench: In the Making This Month

  Take a peek at the most popular products from August's festivities, as we reveal What's On the Bench!   As Edinburgh's Festivals round to a close, there's no slowing down for Mackenzie's workshop team.. We've met many faces over the past few weeks, and the flow of orders have been keeping the craftsmen very busy - and the workshop bench full! And so a new idea for a regular blog was born. Let's take a highlight tour of some of this month's...

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Ep Image Watch: The Prince’s Master Crafters on Sky Arts

Watch: The Prince’s Master Crafters on Sky Arts

  In case you missed it! Mackenzie aired on Sky Arts last night. Discover the BTS of a new series shining light on homegrown craft...   Sky Arts' new skills-based programme is set to showcase Britain's next generation of crafters. Mackenzie Leather feature in Episode 3, which aired last night (1st June), and follows the theme 'Weaving'. In Scotland especially, Leathercraft goes hand-in-hand with the art of weaving tartan. And when a handmade kilt is worn, a high-quality, handcrafted Sporran is an essential companion..     Host...

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F A scaled e Editorial: Scotland Magazine’s ‘Hide & Seek’

Editorial: Scotland Magazine’s ‘Hide & Seek’

  Mackenzie's latest editorial feature is out in print. Find your copy of Scotland's 'Hide & Seek' today...   Here at Mackenzie we're always delighted to feature in editorials. From annual publications and monthly magazines, to artisan books and coffee table hardbacks. Written features help spread the leathercraft word, and this latest feature from Scotland magazine is a delightful showcase of our brand. With photography and words by Jeremy Flint, the piece paints a coherent portrait of our home of handmade luxury.     Edinburgh has always...

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Mackenzie Workshop July scaled e Farewell and Thank You to Ed!

Farewell and Thank You to Ed!

Craftsman Edward, known to many as Ed, will be leaving the Mackenzie workshop at the end of the month. We'd like to share this post to recognise his skill and service over the past 5 years, helping to grow Mackenzie Leather to where we are today. He will be missed by us all! Here's what Master Craftsman, Simon, has to say... "Edward started with us when we first opened our St. Mary's Street shop over five years ago. Coming with a lot...

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Mackenzie Leather Edinbugh Cityscape scaled Why choose Mackenzie Leather?
Mackenzie Leather Edinbugh Cityscape scaled Why choose Mackenzie Leather?

Why choose Mackenzie Leather?

Following our recent Best Craft or Creative Business award win, now is the perfect time to highlight why you should choose Mackenzie for your next real leather investment.    Whether you're in the market for a new belt, bag or briefcase. Shopping for yourself, or looking for the perfect heirloom gift for a loved one. Genuine quality leather can be a difficult purchase to navigate with confidence. Mackenzie Leather Edinburgh continue to stand firm in the market as purveyors of the finest...

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Mackenzie Workshop July scaled Mackenzie Leather craftsmen recreate the first Calcutta Cup Rugby Ball

Mackenzie Leather craftsmen recreate the first Calcutta Cup Rugby Ball

The Mackenzie craftsmen have tuned their skills to something a little more sporting...   Instead of working leather for bags, belts and briefcases, the team have taken on an historical replication project; recreating the rugby ball used in the first ever international game of rugby, Scotland Vs England, in Edinburgh 1871.     The match marked the beginning of the Calcutta Cup, and will be recounted in a new feature documentary 'The Great Game'. The hour-long official documentary film will tell the incredible true...

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IMGL scaled Q&A: Our Workshop

Q&A: Our Workshop

The MacKenzie Leather Workshop As we anticipate the return of high street retail, we reflect on the importance of our in-store Workshop. We speak to the men behind Mackenzie, our skilled craftsmen, about what it means to operate a modern day brand from our rare and distinctive establishment. Hope is on the horizon for many this month, with plans to re-open coming into play. Customer relations continues to be one of our core values, so to see these many months pass...

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CHRISTMAS ORDERS are NOW CLOSED, taking orders for March 2023 onwards. Apologies for any inconvenience. Please, enquire for further information or available stock.