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Picture of Leather Patch

This is NOT a beautiful piece of leatherwork by any stretch of the imagination, I know that! It was a test to see if I could use my vinyl cutter to cut some 1.2mm thick veg tan leather. I used my Silhouette Cameo with a deep cut blade and cut out my maker's mark and then saddle stitched it onto this black cap. I also cut out a thin strap and stitched that on as a dual pen/pencil holder while in the workshop.


For this, you will need (Affiliate Links)

Silhouette Cameo 3 (USA)

Silhouette Cameo 3 (UK)

Silhouette Deep Cut Blade (USA)

Silhouette Deep Cut Blade (UK)

Fabric Glue (USA)

Fabric Glue (UK)

Step 1: Leather

Picture of Leather

I started with some 1.2mm thick Veg Tan leather. I got these bits quite cheap as they were offcuts on eBay, and are perfect for little projects and test like this. I cut a small square off this piece using my Exacto Knife.

I really like the penholder, it makes so much sense to put that there.
audreyobscura6 months ago
This is a great way to get started with leatherworking! Thanks for sharing your creation, amazing job always!
aCuriousCreator (author)  audreyobscura6 months ago
Thanks so much as ever! It worked better than I thought it would! And speeds up cutting out some templates for batch production :)