Leather (and faux leather) is a sturdy material that can be used for such a wide variety of projects. Show us your fun projects, tips, tricks, or anything, as long as it involves leather (or faux leather) it qualifies.

If you're new to working with leather or just need a refresher, check out these collections of leatherworking tutorials: Beginning and Intermediate.

The Leather Challenge is closed.

Grand Prize

19 Prizes

Grand Prize

One Grand Prize Winner will receive:

  • $300 Digital Gift Card

First Prize

Three First Prize Winners will receive:

  • $200 Digital Gift Card

Second Prize

Five Second Prize Winners will receive:

  • $100 Digital Gift Card

Runner Up

Ten Runner Up Prize Winners will receive:

  • $50 Digital Gift Card
How It Works

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Jun 20, 2022 and Jul 18, 2022 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Leather Challenge. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.