Jessie Watson Brown

Preparing Hides 

Jessie is one of the UK's few natural hide tanners.  She runs a hide tanning camp each year so you too can learn this ancient craft. 

She can be contacted through her website

She lives simply in a beautiful wooden shepherd's hut on Dartmoor and with her friend Jane Robertson also offers courses and camps in wilderness skills and nature connection. She writes on bushcraft and nature for the blog

She has written an excellent article on tanning here.

and another on the ethics of tanning hides here.