Make a Leather Card Wallet
Beginner | 31 min 28 sec
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If you've ever been curious about working with leather, this stylishly simple card wallet is a fabulous place to begin. Treasure is the owner and designer of Nikki&Mallory, an artisan-made collection of bohemian-inspired leather handbags, accessories, and home décor. In this class she takes you through the entire process of preparing and sewing leather, from sourcing it, to cutting it, to sewing it together by hand. She also demonstrates how to smooth and dye the edges of the leather for a beautiful and professional finish. Discover a fun array of tools and techniques while making the perfect gift for your friends, family, and yourself.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 11" x 6" 2-3 oz. lightweight veg tanned leather or faux leather, polyurethane (PU), or vegan leather
  • Stitch groover
  • Rotary cutter and cutting surface
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Edge Kote
  • Edge dye roller pen
  • Pounding board
  • Mallet
  • Punch or 3mm or 4mm chisel
  • Large harness needle
  • 0.6 Tiger thread
  • 1/8" double-sided tape for leather
  • Emory board
  • Gum Tragacanth
  • Wool daubers
  • Leather edge burnisher
  • 4mm chisels 
  • Pound board or thick wood block
  • Poly cutting board
  • Quartz or marble slab
  • Leather can be purchased at, and Alternatively, you can use faux leather/polyurethane(PU) or vegan leather.
Learn how to:
  • Make a small leather card wallet
  • Sew leather by hand
  • Cut leather pieces using a paper template
  • Use leather chisels
  • Punch holes in leather to prepare for stitching
  • Burnish and dye leather edges for a finished look

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow class on how to make a slim card wallet
  • 6 HD video lesson you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by expert leathercrafter Treasure of Nikki&Mallory
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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rosiland henderson
Cool gonna try it
September 26, 2022
Alan Tanner
Some very good points in this video. Treasure is a very patient instructor,calm lovely voice, However, the method taught for stitching the leather,in my mine, is NOT what a beginner should be taught, With the method shown you lose any notion of good tension on the thread and the results are generally a poor stitch line or a dogs breakfast in neat stitching, Sorry,but just look how jagged that stitch line looks! Either stay with the running stitch ( OK idea ) or properly show a saddle stitch with two needles
More than 3 months ago
Charna Pettaway
Putting this project on my list.
More than 3 months ago