Intermediate | 16 min
Taught by Elke Bergeron
Leather bracelets have a warmth and luxury to them, and it is easier than you may think to make your own. In this class, Elke shows how to make a stylish wrap bracelet with a chic metallic gold finish. Using leather working tools like a strap cutter and a beveler, she shows you how to cut the leather evenly and bevel the edges, which gives the bracelet a professional, polished look. Once the leather has been cut out, you will paint the strap, punch holes in either end, and attach a button stud to create the closure. The tools and materials required for this project are inexpensive and easy to find, making it a perfect first project for a beginning leather-worker. Cut out several leather strips at once and whip up a batch to give as gifts to friends, or keep the whole stack for yourself!
Learn how to:
  • Use a leather strap cutter
  • Bevel the edges of leather with a beveling tool
  • Paint leather
  • Use a leather punch tool

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow class on how to make a metallic leather bracelet
  • 4 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by expert instructor and designer Elke Bergeron
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students


Chapters
Introduction
00:30
Materials
01:43
Create Metallic Leather Wrap Bracelet
06:21
03:48
04:03
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials:
  • Strap cutter
  • Natural VegTan leather 28" or longer
  • Silver or gold craft paint
  • Small sponge
  • Newspaper
  • Button stud
  • Edge beveler
  • Water
  • Leather punch
  • Poly hammer
  • Poly board
  • Rotary cutter
  • Ruler
Discussion
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Transcript
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