Leather Crafting in an Afternoon

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Sterling Publishing Company, 2004 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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[UNK] Uses straightforward instructions and numerous illustrations [UNK] Covers all the tools and techniques - it's the perfect introduction [UNK] Supplies and equipment are easily obtainable from craft shops [UNK] Features 50 projects from lampshades to footstools Craft luxurious and durable leather jewellory, journals, purses, and other accessorles in just a single afternoon. With simple language and numerous illustrations, this captivating introduction to the art of leather making covers all the tools and techniques for cutting, hole-punching, setting, sewing, wood burning, stamping, colouring, gluing, and finishing. You'll be surprised how soon you can try your hand at the 50 lovely projects. The Rawhide Laced Lampshade has leather feathors as ornamentation; if you'd like, add designs to the shado with acrylics, dyes, coloured pencils, chalk, or charcoal. An attractive Leather and Hobnail Frame features rows of decorative brass upholstery tacks. Or make a tooled Rose Trivel, eye-catching Flower Barretto, Prehistoric Horse Pin, Wine Bottle Gift Bag, Footstool with Style, and more.

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Mickey Baskett is the author of numerous furniture decorating instruction books.

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