Easy DIY Ideas for Beginners in leather crafting

Different kinds of leather have been used to create amazing accessories among other artsy things. Moreover, the lengths to which craftsmen and women are willing to go to express themselves is only limited by their imagination. As such, there are numerous leather implements and accessories on the market today that we fail to notice.

Here are some of our recommended easy DIY ideas that are guaranteed to spark your imagination and get you crafting:


A keychain is probably the most popular DIY item among many craftsmen and women out there. The same applies for those working with leather. Designing and creating a keychain is relatively simple thus explaining its popularity. Keychain designs vary in size, color, and shape. The design can be simple or complex to create, and the overall outlook is dependent on the preferences of the one crafting. A keychain, like the one in the image below which can be made by following the steps found in http://pm-betweenthelines.blogspot.co.ke/2012/09/animal-key-chain-diy.html , is the perfect way to get started with DIY leather crafting.


Childrens Pouch

For any craftsman who has ever worked with leather, at one point they may have found themselves creating a bag of sorts. One of the easiest bags to start with is a leather pouch and since this can be made into a fun project to do with kids, well hey even better. Let your childs (or your inner childs) imagination run wild, get fun and create something that makes you smile. Follow the link https://abeautifulmess.com/2013/11/leather-pouches-for-kids-diy.html to make your own leather pouch.



Seeking an edgy look? Well, look no further. A touch of leather on your cuff links may just be what you need. This is a very simple DIY hack that only requires glue and the leather of choice. The leather may be plain, engraved with your initials, or with any other design drawn on them. Whichever design you pick, once the perfect piece has been selected, it is glued onto the cuff links to give them a new feel as well as adds a bit of pizazz to their look. Steps to follow in making your own leather cuff links can be found on http://almostmakesperfect.com/2014/06/11/diy-monogrammed-leather-cufflinks/ .


Glasses cases

This DIY is for the sunglasses fanatic. Did you know you can design and create your own leather glass case? Well, if you didn’t, now you do. The design and color should be expressive of you as a craftsman or woman, a very important quality that may be lacking in bought glasses cases. It is incredibly freeing to be able to customize your own glasses case. Give your sunglasses or spectacles the safety of a soft material away from the scratchy environment. Indulge and experience this magic by creating your own glasses case. The DIY steps can be found on http://www.alwaysrooney.com/2015/04/leather-sunglasses-case-diy.html


Visit https://leathertreasureshop.com/ to get all the leather hides you need to get your DIY persona busy, and feel free to share your best and favorite ideas with us.

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