Step 3: Preparing your pieces for sewing

So it may look strange and I'm sure you could use other types of glue but this is a great trick!  My friend who is a sewing genius told me that the best way to keep your pieces in the exact spot you want to sew them is to apply a little bit of glue between the layers.  To avoid damaging your needle and getting glue all over it, apply your glue appropriately.  I just made a boarder of glue a smidgen over from were I would actually be sewing.  I put some heavy books on top of the layers after I was done gluing so it would set up nicely.  As you can see in the picture it worked great!

After my glue was dry I headed over to the industrial sewing machine.  I brought with me some scrap leather that I folded up so I could test out my machine settings before moving onto my wallet.  This is highly recommended so you do not run into issues while your sewing your wallet.
AND you should consider entering this in the <a href="http://www.instructables.com/id/Scoochmaroo-Challenge-Fathers-Day/">Father's Day Challenge!</a>
That looks amazing! I would love to laser cut leather; great idea and design! You have to enter this into the <a href="http://www.instructables.com/contest/fashion2012/">Fashion Contest</a> :)

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