Hair is the crown of the head. It's nice to decorate this crown from time to time with nice hair clip. To create this hair barrette I used my old leather belt. I hate to throw out leathers as there are always nice ideas to recycled them ;-)
Step 1: What Do You Need to Make Copper Stick to Hair Barrette?
- copper wire
- flat nose pliers
- nail file
Step 2: How to Make Copper Stick to Hair Clip?
You can use bamboo chopsticks
Step 3: What Do You Need to Make Leather Barrette?
- leather belt or other fabric
- leather puncher
Step 4: How to Make Leather Barrette?
add copper stick and leather barrette is ready! (photo 2)
Step 5: How to Make Designs on Leather ? How to Emboss Leather?
before you start put leather to hot water for 5 min., it will make it more soft and make it more easier to cut patterns on it
with the help of nail and cuticle trimmer cut pattern of your choice
Step 6: Optional
paint it , add beads, zircons or brads
have fun !
Step 7: How Ready Leather Hair Barrette Looks Like?
here you can see how I finished it,
it holds perfect on hair !