I had an extra belt buckle from my belt being old and worn out. I hated to get rid of the buckle. I did not have any leather, but have lots of old networking cable. I took basket weaving in the scouts years ago and thought I would never use it. We I had a chance to now use it and re-purpose some unneeded cable. Could of used different color cable or painted the finished product but did not. Eenjoy!
You need 1 belt buckle and approximately 6 times around your waist in cable length. Error on the long side. You also need cable cutters to you turn the one long length into two pieces. Each piece will be 3 times around your waist. After this there should be no more cutting.
Step 2: Starting off
You need to take the two cables and bend them in half. then take each one and loop into the belt buckle (not a coat hanger). Then you can start braiding.