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Make your own Leather Cuff Bracelet

Having a leather cuff bracelet especially now when the trend is hot as ever makes for an amplified coolness that can transform your style interestingly well.

No need for making big bracelet purchases for styles that you will see many other sporting when you can go for the more original approach.

DIY!!! Here’s a fun way to customize your leather bracelet to achieve a sleek look.

You will Need:

1. Strips of tooled leather

2. A ruler

3. Sharp scissors or utility knife

4. Leather glue

5. Leather needle

6. Waxed linen thread

7. Button snap or clasp closure

Now let’s get started!

Before starting any project measurement is a must to ensure you get the best results possible.
Measurement is Key before Starting this Project

First Measure then Cut

Before starting anything, measure the leather using a ruler and mark approximately 2 inches in width.

How do you get this? You could also measure the length of your wrist and add one inch. Once this is done, cut the leather using sharp scissors or utility knife.

Fuse the measured leather strip with one that is bigger and then proceed to the next step.
Layer the Measured Leather Strip with One that is Bigger

Layer it Up

By attaching your sized and cut leather piece to a larger tooled piece of leather by using leather glue gives it a finished look.

Once you have attached the two, use your fingers to smooth out any wrinkles and leave to dry overnight.

Cut to Size

Trim the edges of the tooled leather so it matches your original leather strip. You should now have an almost finished double-sided leather strip.

Hand stitch the edges to get a personalized yet professionally done leather bracelet.
Stitch the Edges by Hand to Give your Bracelet a Personalized Look

Stitch the Edges

Now you can stitch the edges of the cuff by using a leather needle and waxed linen thread. Any type of stitch can work at this point, which makes it truly unique.

The stitching is simply to secure the edges of the leather and giving it a professionally crafted appearance.

It's your call when choosing snap buttons or clasp closure for your cuff bracelet.
Whether you choose Snap Buttons or any Type of Clasp Closure

Clasp it Cool

Using your leather needle and waxed linen thread or the leather glue if you choose, secure your snap buttons or clasp to either end of the cuff. Your leather cuff is now ready.

The final look of your leather cuff bracelet should appear somewhat like this. Differences in style, stitch or measure can be subject to change.
Your Leather Cuff Bracelet should Look something like This… Cool!

Fun Fact

You can also add further detail to your snazzy leather cuff or bedazzle it using studs and other cool elements for a more edgy look.

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