About

Designer Leatherworks: American Hand-craftsmanship

Designer Leatherworks custom handcrafts leather products to high-quality standards for tasteful consumers who appreciate American made works of art. We are located south of Greensboro, in Pleasant Garden, NC. If the saying is true, that it takes thirteen hours to build a Toyota and six months to build a Rolls-Royce, then we build our custom instrument straps much the same way.

Designer Leatherworks Specialty: Enhancing the Image of our Customers

Our specialty is durable high-quality leather instrument straps for musicians who play guitar, banjo, and mandolin. So when that recording artist steps out on the stage of a live show, we want them to shine like a star! Our instrument gear incorporates hand tooling and color. For those who choose to add bling, we offer genuine Swarovski crystal embellishments. Each piece is handcrafted to high standards of functionality while enhancing the professional image of the musicians who literally road test our products.

Designer Leatherworks: Collaboration with American Artisans

We continue to build upon the vision of our founder, C.T. Strickland, who was fascinated with the American Western leather saddles and gun holsters back in 1976. When he started leathercrafting wallets and explored many other projects, C.T. also learned from others practicing the fine arts. As Designer Leatherworks, we handcraft designer accessories such as wristbands, belts, and more. Also, we collaborate with other independent artisans, such as 48 North Designs for fashion accessories.

Our Mission: Continuously Improving our Product

Since the CT Music Straps brand is famous for its high-quality leather products and service to both domestic and international clients, we will continue to honor that legacy. The products we handcraft today result from research and customer feedback. We design for durability so they are stronger and more practical than ever. Every operation to produce custom projects and fine leather goods is entirely by the hands of skilled craftsmen. We continuously strive to produce the highest quality product with the lowest maintenance money can buy.

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