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I did a pattern a while ago about this passport and card holder and realized I never filmed a video showing how to make it. In addition to the pdf pattern an acrylic template is also available now in the shop.  Pdf pattern: https://am-leathercraft.com/collections/card-holders/products/passport-holder-patterns Acrylic templates: https://am-leathercraft.com/collections/acrylic-patterns/products/passport-holder-acrylic-patterns-free-shipping

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I made this video showing the steps I followed to restore this briefcase owned by a friend of a friend. This case means a lot to the owner as he received it from his parents when he got his first job. I didn't think to spend the time I spent on the restoration but it really needed it, a lot of hand stitching plus a lot of edge finishing on this... The leather of course was very dry and scratched so I also had to recondition it as much as I could. Unfortunately the corner were badly damaged and I could...

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How to prep a brand new stitching clam I have just this brand new clam from the carpenter, I have given him an original Blanchard clam and asked him to copy it.  I am showing you in the video below how to prep it, it always feels better to handle tools that you have personalized to your taste rather than the new ones straight from the store. Support me on PatreonList of tools and material used in this video: • Linseed oil• Some veg tanned leather• NT utility knife (these are great!)• 600 grit sand paper

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Dear leather crafters In this video I am showing 5 useful tips for leather crafts. • Tip 1: threading needles • Tip 2: finishing a stitching • Tip 3: Water edge finishing (works on veg tanned leather only) • Tip 4: Making a belt loop • Tip 5: Cutting a symmetrical template I hope these tips will help you, don't hesitate to share yours too! For more videos like this one check out my Youtube channel. Check our downloadable and acrylic leather craft patterns. List of tools : - Affordable leather crafting tool kit  - Scratch awl - NT cutter - Mallet - Saddler leather hammer...

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Dear Leather crafters,  We are now proud to produce some acrylic patterns. These are made in a 2mm thick heavy duty clear plastic as we like to be able to see skin defects while cutting.  You can use them to trace on the leather before cutting but we prefer to cut directly around the edges of the templates, that's up to you. These are really handy if you really want something that will last forever and to be used for small production batches, moreover it is quite faster to cut using acrylic templates as you don't really need to worry...

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