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Picture of Making a Leather Rose
Overview:

Learn how to make a leather rose.  You can use the rose as an accessory or put a stem on it and put it into a vase.

Step 1: Tools and Materials

Picture of Tools and Materials
- leather (vegetable tanned, as close to 1mm thickness as possible)
- the pattern
- pen
- sharpie (fine tip)
- tracing mylar plastic (or some other plastic you can transfer the pattern onto the leather)
- tape
- spray bottle
- leather skiver (optional, but recommended, to get leather to 1mm thick)
- awl
- utility knife
- leather shears (optional)
- leather dye (Fiebing's red, green)
- wool dauber (dye applicator)
- plastic gloves
- floral wire
- hot glue
- floral tape
 
curtiplas made it!25 days ago

I made a dozen of these for my wife for our 3 year anniversary. Turned out very nice. I did find an xacto knife worked better than a utility knife for cutting out the leather.

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tdzurnak7 months ago

there's one of the one's i made.. thank's again for sharing..

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tdzurnak7 months ago

there's one of the one's i made.. thank's again for sharing..

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tdzurnak7 months ago

i made a few of them, i didn't actually draw out the pattern,all freehand,for the unique look for each, it's a great idea especially if you have scrap's.thank's for sharing.

I'm interested in purchasing one dozen of these for my anniversary. Is that possible?
cool!
they will look nice on leather jewellry