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hand stitching, hand stitching leather, long wallet, molds, zipper mold, zipper wallet -

  INTRODUCTION Zipper wallets are great as they can hold all kind of useful things and safely, they used to be mainly appreciated by women but I can see a lot of men using them as well now. There are globally two existing sizes on the market: • One is long and rectangular and measures roughly 20 by 10 centimeters • The second one, more compact, is generally square and is about 10 by 10 cm  We are showcasing here is the larger version, it has 12 credit card pockets, a central zipped section that can hold coins, the wallet is roomy...

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box stitching, butt stitching, hand stitching, leather craft tutorial, video tutorial, whisky flask -

Fellow Leather Craftsmen,  I would like to introduce today a very satisfying and traditional stitching method: Box stitching and Butt stitching! I guess it is true to say that we see this technique being used less nowadays due to the industrialisation of our craft. Yep, as far as I know, no machine is capable to do this! But remember the camera cases of the elders, those vintage leather hat boxes with handle etc... this technique was used in the past, and sometimes even on widely produced goods! At this day and age we see fake box stitching or fake butt stitching on some of...

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hand stitching, leather watch pouch making, watch case, watch leather accessories -

Fellow leather craftsmen,  In this video I am showing you how to make the simple soft leather watch pouch shown on the picture.  For this project I decided to use really soft leather as I want to be able to slip in and out easily watches of different size. My choice was lamb outside for its soft touch and nicely tight grain and pig skin inside for its very light weight and low cost.  I have used a 0.4mm waxed polyester thread that pairs nicely with the number 8 pricking iron and stitched 2.5mm from the edge.  Notice the little...

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