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How to make a leather clutch without use of sewing machine
Working with leather isn't everyone's cup of tea. The biggest challenge is to sew the leather parts together. Even with leather needle the regular sewing machines have sometimes troubles to get through the layers. This fashion tutorial shows a creative way to make a leather clutch without requirement of sewing machine or glue gun. The entire construction holds together with only one tuck-tite fastener.

Posted by fashionrolla from Berlin, Berlin, Germany • Published See fashionrolla's 10 projects »
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You Will Need

  • How to make an envelope clutch. [Diy] Origami Envelope Clutch - Step 1
    Step 1

    You will need a piece of leather, punch pliers, zig-zag scissors, scissors, pencil, tuck-tite fastener, scissors.

  • How to make an envelope clutch. [Diy] Origami Envelope Clutch - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut a square or a rhombus and cut off the lower corner of your clutch. That is going to be the inside edge of the bag.

  • How to make an envelope clutch. [Diy] Origami Envelope Clutch - Step 3
    Step 3

    Trim all edges with the zigzag scissors. That might take a while :)

  • How to make an envelope clutch. [Diy] Origami Envelope Clutch - Step 4
    Step 4

    Punch the eyelet along the edges. THAT might take forever :).

  • How to make an envelope clutch. [Diy] Origami Envelope Clutch - Step 5
    Step 5

    At the end your leather will look like a Grannie's tablecloth.

  • How to make an envelope clutch. [Diy] Origami Envelope Clutch - Step 6
    Step 6

    Flip over the cut-off part so that the edge lays in the middle.

  • How to make an envelope clutch. [Diy] Origami Envelope Clutch - Step 7
    Step 7

    Fold the sides like by an envelope. The corners should cross over a little in the middle.

  • How to make an envelope clutch. [Diy] Origami Envelope Clutch - Step 8
    Step 8

    Make sure the leather on the corners overlaps.

  • How to make an envelope clutch. [Diy] Origami Envelope Clutch - Step 9
    Step 9

    Now connect all 3 layers together with the bottom part of the tuck- tite fastener.

  • How to make an envelope clutch. [Diy] Origami Envelope Clutch - Step 10
    Step 10

    Now attach the top part of the fastener to the flap und you're finished.

  • How to make an envelope clutch. [Diy] Origami Envelope Clutch - Step 11
    Step 11

    This is how the finished Origami clutch looks like.

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B. Buckles
B. Buckles
lovely! love it! i hope I have the patience to try making something like it....will let you know if I succeed.
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