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Floral Stitched Leather Cuff

About this design:

As soon as I saw this piece from Green Girl Studios, I immediately knew what I wanted to do. I was just calling to be stitched onto something. This leather cuff fit the bill. I dressed it up with some ribbon embellishment because I love the contrasting elements of hard and soft, both in material and theme.

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Place the floral focal in the center of the cuff and mark out the holes to be punched.
Step 2:
Punch the holes using the rotary punch. For this, I chose to use it on the smallest setting.
Step 3:
After marking off the focal with punches, punch all of your border holes.
Step 4:
Stitch on the Green Girl floral piece using 4 ply Irish waxed linen. Then finish off with a few tight overhand knots.
Step 5:
Using a collapsible needle, stitch on the ribbon to soften the appearance of the border of the cuff.

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Want, want, want! Awesome design!

    Ali, I am trying SO hard to NOT put anything else in my cart for awhile. You’re not helping! 8O :-D

  2. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    Ali, maybe I love this one most? They are all beautiful!!

  3. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Ali, you are the queen! Thanks for sharing!!

  4. Ali
    Ali says:

    Thanks everyone!

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    D Taylor says:

    really nice, how much ribbon is involved?

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    T Taylor says:

    Hi Ali….I’m new to all of this, but I’m excited to start creating!! Where did you get the leather for this bracelet??

  7. cuptonmillerlpn
    cuptonmillerlpn says:

    Love this. I like using the ribbon, it adds a touch of color, and softness:)

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