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a nifty alternative to a purse when you need your hands free (like for dancing!)
I based this design off a similar belt I liked on etsy, i would link to that page but they seem to have removed it! (just wanted to give credit for an awesome design!)

i salvaged a rough rawhide style shirt from value village for $5, which really kept the cost of this project down. I salvaged the buckle from an old belt and zippers from various old clothes. bought the grommets and rivets for cheap from a dollar store. i always try to keep my eyes peeled for ordinary stuff to reappropriate for projects. you would be surprised what some people call "junk"!

leather work is a new craft for me and this project was challenging but really fun! i learned the trick is to glue everything before you sew it, and loosen your thread tension. oh yeah, and use special leather needles, cuz normal ones will break or just ruin your leather.

Posted by bex a. from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada • Published See bex a.'s 7 projects »

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...Stacy · Belfast, Northern Ireland, GB
I <3 this Happy Tip for leather work... if you find glue to daunting or messing... staples work well to keep thin leather in place before sewing as well! Happy
Elizabathory · Frankston, Victoria, AU · 5 projects
adding my vote for a post-completion how-to... Happy
happyliltoaster · Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US · 5 projects
Definitely would LOVE a how-to! I was looking for something like this on etsy forever!
Crabbygirl o.
Crabbygirl o.
wow ubber cute! Trendy and useful for someone who forgets EVERYTHING thats not attatched to her, sait wheresn'd my phone go?
Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
awesome! thanks a lot for sharing
SparrowFae · Carthage, Missouri, US · 41 projects
I wish I could extra extra favorite this! It's so awesome!
SparrowFae · Carthage, Missouri, US · 41 projects
I wish I could extra extra favorite this!! It's so cool!
bex a.
bex a. · Vancouver, British Columbia, CA · 7 projects
i'm going to attempt another one soon, so I will try to convince my bf to take pics so I can post a how-to. thanks for the comment ;D
n.a · Uganda, UG
I hope you post a how to or something. Because that's epic. =)

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