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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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leather, leather tutorial, leather work, making a card holder, maroquinerie, wet molding leather -

Fellow leather craftsmen,  The video tutorial  at the bottom of this page is showing you how to make a wet molded card holder, in fact, I made a new one, if you are following the Youtube channel you may have seen the first one I did for a similar item but I did carelessly omit to shoot the molding stage, sorry about this indeed (this was one of the first video I made :\)... I have fixed this mistake by doing a new video tutorial showing how to make another card holder with a new design (hey, I am not going to...

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leather, leathercraft tutorial, making a zipper pouch, zipper pouch templates -

Hi there! Today I have made a zipper pouch and thought it could be useful to make a video about it to show the zipper corner assembling technique. Positioning correctly the zip is these rounded corners can be very annoying to do when you do not know how to do it.  Hope this video will be helpful to you guys!  The acrylic templates are available in the store and I have included a mold to deal with the zipper assembly. Get them here.Enjoy!

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custom-made stamps, hot stamping leather, stamping leather -

Dear leather crafters, I have made this short video to explain 3 different stamping techniques, hoping this will be helpful!  Visit our stamp gallery page!

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field notes leather cover, leather craft tutorial, leather work tutorial, note book cover -

If you are like me you love carrying around with you note book everywhere you go to note down ideas, sketch your next leather project or simply write things you need to remember. My favorite size for note books is 5.5" x 3.5" as it is not too big and not to small, it can fit in a pocket and is easy to carry in a bag without adding unwanted weight... Since I am always using this size for my books, I thought it would worth it to make a leather cover with something to hold the pen and a few...

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