How Do You Make A Leather Pouch?

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How Do You Make A Leather Pouch?

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This leather drawstring pouch is another good beginning leather-work project. Make this pouch any size you like. Step 1 Choose a soft, supple type of leather for the pouch. Use leathers such as doeskin, chamois, garment-weight suede or buckskin. Also choose leather lacing or thong for the drawstring closure. Step 2 Make sure to choose a piece of leather that’s large enough to make the pouch in the desired size. Step 3 Dye the leather if you wish. See “How to Dye Leather,” under Related eHows, for instructions. Step 4 Use a pencil and a ruler to measure out the dimensions of your pouch. Make the pouch as one long rectangle to be folded in half and stitched up the sides, or cut out two equal rectangles to be stitched on all sides. Step 5 Round out the portion of the pattern pieces that will make up the bottom of the pouch – it will give a rounded rather than square shape to the pouch. This is an option if you cut two pieces for the pouch. Step 6 Cut out the pouch pieces with leather shea

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