Just bought some whiskey cordovan from Clayton leather to make a card case for my friend. (Note: I don't do this as a career. I've dealt with leather repairing my sports gear but that's about it).
The stitching is still quite bad. It's my first cordovan crafting so it will take a few more tries to get used to the leather.
The image below is when I stitched deer skin. Hopefully I will be able to stitch it to a similar standard soon.
The cordovan from Clayton is...