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Step 1: Gather Materials
flashlight and knife
straight edge (not shown)
dye edge beveler
stamp or backgrounder
Step 2: Cut Strip of Leather
Step 3: Swivel and Glue
then lay out your items to know how much room youll need. leave a little space for your belt holes, and glue and fold the leather over so its nice and even with the other side.
wetti g the leather might be helpful.
Step 4: Punch Holes and Sew
the second photo shows how i start my sewing to keep it hidden away.
Step 5: Punch and Cut Belt Hole
with your straight edge and exacto knife cut from hole to hole, giving you your belt loop.
Step 6: Sew
cut off the excess thread from the bottom after a couple knots.
it helped me to mark the edges to keep alignment while chiseling holes.
pull the light and hold everything together very tight. chisle and sew.
i did the optional step of stamping a weave pattern before wrapping.
Step 8: Wrap Your Knife
Step 9: Glue, Sew, Punch Holes, and Cut.
chisel some straight lines. sew.
punch holes, same as the beginning.
punch and sew again
and cut off the excess leather about a 1/4" from your belt loop
Step 10: Burnish Youe Edge and Dye/finish
dye using gloves and a sponge.
and your done!
hope this helps. if you need clarification just ask and i can do some more tutorials!