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Been awhile…

Posted in airbrushed, Blackline, brown, Custom Embroidery, Dyna, Fatbob, Fender bibs, hand tooled, Handlebar bag, Harley Road King, Harley Softail, Heritage, Laser Engraving, Leatherwork, Motorcycles, painted, pin-up, Road King, Skull, Slim, Softail, Sportster, StreetGlide, Tank bib, tank panel, WWII Bomber with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 26, 2017 by Chris Wright

It has been ages since I posted here to the blog, mainly because Facebook and Instagram are so much easier to use.
But it seems a good number of folks keep swinging by to check out Three Mutts Customs so here are a few pics to show what we’ve been up to lately. Of course hand tooled fender bibs, tank bibs and custom bags are still our specialty but now we’re matching to the popular seats more closely.  Mustang distressed brown material is in stock, a new relationship with LePera allows us access to ALL of their materials and Corbin matching material is possible now too!

Custom embroidery in house! An inexpensive way to apply full color designs to your custom bib.

Brown tank bibs material matched to Mustang seats, both in plain and diamond stitch!

More Chaos Pebbles with the new full body and Split Lane designs!

And for those that want to go full tilt for a full custom, there are always hand tooled & airbrushed possibilities.

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New artwork option – Laser Engraving!

Posted in C90T Boss, Custom Embroidery, Fender bibs, keychain, knife sheath, Laser Engraving, leather, Motorcycles, New Items, Road King, Slim, Softail, Sportster, StreetGlide, Suzuki, Tank bib, Tooled Leather, wallet chain with tags , , , , , , , , , on June 6, 2014 by Chris Wright

I’ve been working on a few different options for custom fender bib and tank bib artwork to compliment hand tooled designs for the last year. After researching what is possible, what looks best and performs under the sometimes brutal conditions motorcycle leather can go through I added custom embroidery to the line up late last year.  Embroidery gave folks another option for affordable, full color designs but there was still a gap in the line up.  I wanted another line, one that could provide in stock or fast ship inventory at a great price and still be somewhat customizable.  I was also trying to figure out a way to provide bibs with the possibility of tiny detail, to the level that hand tooling and embroidery couldn’t achieve with prefect clarity.

After long consideration, I’m adding LASER ENGRAVING to the available options for adding designs to your custom leather fender bibs and tank bibs!

Laser engraving is a great addition to our offerings, the detail possible is insanely small and it has a similar appearance to hand tooled artwork for flat two dimensional and line art designs.  It will also allow us to now personalize items like the wallet chain and key chain fobs like never berfore.

Here are a few examples of pieces a few clients have been brave enough to let me experiment with to dial in the process, enjoy!

Chris
http://www.threemuttscustoms.com

Embroidery goes wild…on a few fender bibs

Posted in Custom Embroidery, Custom Stitching, Fender bibs, Harley Dyna, Harley Softail, leather, Motorcycles, Softail with tags , , , , , , on May 20, 2014 by Chris Wright

Have I mentioned how awesome my embroidery gal is?  She rocks.  This last month I gave her a few challenging pieces and as usual she delivered.  Want proof? Check them out below…

First up is a black pebble grain leather with black hand braided edges rear fender bib for a 2005 Harley Softail Deluxe. It’s sporting all white & black stitching for the “Don’t Tread on Me” snake and banner.  The client’s last name and “Liberty or Death” finish it off nicely.

Next is a black pebble grain rear fender bib with black leather edge piping for a 2010 Harley Dyna Wide Glide.  This one has inlayed Hot Rod Orange flames & double stitching with the iconic half skull in metallic silver snake skin.  This snake skin is as close to chrome as you can get while still being considered leather!

Cheers,

Chris
http://www.threemuttscustoms.com

 

Coordinating and matching motorcycle leathers

Posted in Big Dog Choppers, Custom Embroidery, custom work, Danny Gray seat, Fatboy, Fender bibs, Handlebar bag, Honda, Inspiration, Leatherwork, Mastiff, Motorcycles, Road King, Softail, Sportster, StreetGlide, Tank bib, tank panel, Tooled Leather with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on March 17, 2014 by Chris Wright

Hey folks, Happy St. Patty’s Day!

I wanted to touch on matching and coordinating custom tank and fender bibs with your existing theme, color scheme or factory gear.  Now, having your gear match isn’t a necessity especially if function is your goal but if you are looking for a clean look to show off at Bike Night and such, coordination can make or break your look.

There are a ton of materials out there but in general there are a fixed number of suppliers so getting a good match or a close match for a tank bib or fender bib is usually possible.  Bigger companies like Harley will subcontract their materials so they are exclusive but close alternatives can be had if you know where to look. Matching another custom maker is also possible when good pictures and references are provided.

This post is picture heavy but I wanted to give you good folks some inspiration for your own matched sets and to show what is possible. None of these bikes were local so everything was done via pictures, emails and most importantly…good communication!

Enjoy!
Chris
Three Mutts Customs
http://www.threemuttscustoms.com

2013 wrap up pics

Posted in Custom Embroidery, Custom Stitching, Fender bibs, knife, knife sheath, Motorcycles, VTX1800 with tags , , , , , , , , on January 14, 2014 by Chris Wright

It has been a bit since I posted a good set of pictures of projects so here is a little gallery of the projects that wrapped up 2013 for you to enjoy!

New custom knife sheathes:

Recent Fender Bibs

More pics to come tomorrow when the 2013 wrap up continues!

Cheers,
Chris
http://www.threemuttscustoms.com

In stock coupon code

Posted in Custom Embroidery, Etsy, Fender bibs, Harley Davidson, Honda, keychain, leather, Motorcycles, Tank bib, Three Mutts Customs, wallet chain, Whaletail Tank Bib with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on November 27, 2013 by Chris Wright

I have a few items in inventory as well as some in stock items like the keychain & wallet chain belt straps so in Black Friday fashion, here is a coupon code to get some good deals for yourself or for Christmas gifts.  I’m extending the code run through 12/31/2013 so if you don’t see something today, keep an eye out as I will be making up some additional inventory for the Etsy shop during this time.

Coupon Code: NOVSTOCKSALE

Etsy Store address: https://www.etsy.com/shop/ThreeMuttsCustoms

custom rear fender bibs and more…

Posted in Custom Embroidery, Custom Stitching, custom work, Fender bibs, Harley Davidson, Harley Fatboy, Honda Shadow Aero 750, Honda VT1300 Interstate, Honda VT1300 Stateline, Honda VTX1300, Tank bib, Three Mutts Customs with tags , , , , , , , , , , on September 4, 2013 by Chris Wright

August was a fun month for custom rear fender bibs and custom tank straps & bibs. Had a few Harley and Honda projects come through each with a slightly different combination of options that kept the shop work interesting.  Hand tooled artwork, hand painted designs and some custom embroidery were in there and to top it off I shipped to some new international locations as well as some previous ones including; Great Britain, Canada, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland and Australia.

Without further adieu, here are the pics…

Chris
http://www.threemuttscustoms.com

 

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