How Much Leather Does It Take?
Frontier Leather Shirts take four deerskins for the front, back, and two sleeves. The hides need to be large enough so that you will have enough trimmings to make fringe and a collar, or consider adding an extra #3 quality hide for this purpose. Two Elk will also work. Four deer for an average sized person would be approximately 48 square feet. Two Elk would be approximately 50 square feet. It takes the same amount of leather for a war shirt.