Make a Magic Braid Leather Bracelet
Beginner | 21 min 42 sec
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In this class, Elke shares her technique for making a braided leather bracelet from one connected piece of leather (And yes, it is quite magical). This is a great class for learning some leather-working basics, like how to cut leather, bevel edges, and use a leather hole punch. Have fun experimenting with widths and colors to make bracelets in several different styles. Check out a cool timelapse of Elke making the magic braid here
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials:
  • 1 ½” x 8” piece of Veg Tan leather (8-10-ounce weight)
  • Medium leather hole punch (round and oval)
  • Size 4 edge beveler
  • Edge slicker
  • Poly board or old cutting board
  • Leather conditioner (optional)
  • Sponge (optional)
  • Piece of wool shearling (optional)
  • Bowl of water
  • Ruler
  • Rotary cutter
  • Cutting mat
  • Poly hammer
  • Screwdriver
  • Pen
  • Small button stud closure
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Learn how to:
Cut leather
Bevel leather edges
Use a leather hole punch
Use a leather slicker to finish edges
 
What you’ll get:
  • Easy-to-follow class on how to make a braid leather bracelet
  • 4 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by author and expert instructor Elke Bergeron
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
381 users recommended this class to a friend
Vanessa Price
Can't wait to try
October 26, 2022
Erica Hendricks
Great idea and instructions were clear.
October 19, 2022
Sheryl Sanders
I have wondered a long time about working with leather and after watching Elle’s class I’m going to give it a try. Thanks so much for the wonderful class.
More than 3 months ago