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Rawhide

Project Info:

Level: Intermediate

Estimated time: 1-2 Hours

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Rawhide

Jumbo Swivel- Antique Copper

Clasps

$3.35 USD

Distressed Brown- 1.5mm Indian Leather

Leather- 1.5

$7.25 USD

Distressed Brown- 0.5mm Indian Leather

Leather- 0.5

$5.95 USD

Irish Waxed Linen- Chocolate

Irish Waxed Linen

$7.25 USD

Shadows- Antique Brass

Metal Beads

$19.95 USD

Deep Dish Project Tray

Design Boards & Storage

$19.95 USD

Project Tray Inserts

Design Boards & Storage

$10.25 USD

GS Hypo Cement

Tools

$5.35 USD

Maxi- Shear Flush Wire Cutter

Tools

$19.95 USD

Clampers

Tools

$1.50 USD

Project Map

Project and Sample by Kate Richbourg


Kate went leather crazy!! And that's definitely a good thing. Rawhide brings us four techniques, one per wrap: a four-strand braid, herringbone, a three-strand braid, and an Odyssey-style knotting. Add in transition techniques like macramé and silk wraps, and you've got a real winner. It's almost like a sampler, only instead of embroidery we're working with leather techniques! Pretty cool, Kate!

Take note: Kate really envisioned this piece in all one color of leather, but used a secondary color for learning purposes in the show. If you want her vision, use all one color. If you like the multi-color idea, go for it! The secondary color she uses is 1.5mm Distressed Mahogany.