Step 1: Supplies
For this project you will need:
Scape leather (at least 3x4 inches)
Soldering Iron (or Wood burning tool)
Sharp Pointy Object (Awl, drill, screw driver, thick needle, punch, ice pick)
For Rivet Closure:
A rivet (back and front)
A rivet setter
For Needle and Thread Closure:
For the Sewing Awl Closure:
A Sewing Awl
Step 2: Heart Design
Draw half a heart the size you want your key fob to be (about 2").
Cut out your heart. . .muhahahahah. Sorry, couldn't resist!
Step 3: Leather Heart
Measure about a half inch centered over the top of the heart.
Draw parallel lines about 2 1/2 inches.
Use a penny or other coin to create a gentle arch for the top of the flap.
Use the Xacto knife to cut out the heart. For the curves of the heart, cut in small sections.
The edges can be cleaned up after the shape is completely cut out.