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Picture of Leather Fridge Magnets

Searching for an easy project to help you get started in leathercraft? This project could be exactly what you're looking for.

In this project, you will learn the basics of the craft and at the same time create a present that can be personalised to taste.

Step 1: Tools & Materials

Picture of Tools & Materials


  • Leather mallet
  • Stitching Irons
  • Leather needles x2
  • Sharp knife
  • Metal Ruler
  • Thread Snips
  • Burnishing tool
  • Metal wing divider
  • Arbor press (optional)
  • Brass stamp (optional)
  • Glue spreader


  • Thin vegetable tanned leather 1mm a minimum of 40x80mm
  • Bonded nylon thread (or any thread suitable for stitching leather)
  • Glue
  • Gum tragacanth
  • Rare earth magnet
Cherzer4 months ago
I’m working on a dirty/clean leather dishwasher magnet right now. Yours turned out so well, I hope mine ends up looking half as professional.
lintonleather (author)  Cherzer4 months ago
Ohh what a brilliant idea! If you need any help feel free to ask and good luck
These look so nice, I love them :D
lintonleather (author)  Penolopy Bulnick4 months ago
Thank you for the kind comment. If you make these please feel free to share them with me.