Merchantship Collective is a unique Austin based small business founded in 2002 in Austin Tx. What started as a hobby for Lisa and Greg quickly turned into full time production work. Both owners have an extensive design history reaching back 25 years. Lisa was in the graphic design industry, and Greg worked as a professional/ private chef. Their businesses merged in 2007, both are self taught leather workers. Today they have a small home based business in Austin designing unique products from bracelets and handbags, and motorcycle gear, to theatrical and film costuming.