How to Make Leather Bracelets for Men
A leather bracelet is one of the favorite go-to fashion items for males. It is because leathers are casual yet stylish. The good news is, you can make one yourself.
However, before anything else, make sure you gather and complete the needed materials and tools to use in making your leather bracelets. There are different types of leather bracelets for various purposes. The tools vary for these leather type.
The different leather bracelets that are popular to make are the beaded leather bracelet, braided leather bracelet, the cuff, the studded leather bracelets. Friendship bracelets have multi-color accessories.
Without further ado, here are the tips on how to make different leather bracelets for men.
Beaded Leather Bracelets
The materials and the tools required for making beaded leather bracelets are as follows:
- Leather strips
Measure and cut two leather strips to the desired length. Clip one end of the strips to assist in inserting the first bead. Use the leather strips to join the beads in loops and knots. Keep joining the beads in series until the desired length is attained. Finish off by tying the ends of the strips.
Braided Leather Bracelets
For braided leather bracelets, the required materials and tools include:
- Leather strips or chords
Measure and cut three leather chords to make a braided leather bracelet. Clip the end of the three chords to start. The process is the same as braiding hairs. Flatten and straighten the bracelet before both ends are tied with a regular knot.
For the leather cuff, you will require the following materials and tools:
- Leather sheet
Cut the leather two inches wide with your desired length. Cut another leather for the second layer. Stick them together with the glue and leave it overnight to cure the epoxy until the desired strength. Sew the leather together to make it strong and make a fashionable look. Make clasps at the ends of the leather as in belts for pants.
The studded leather bracelet materials and tools include:
- Leather sheets
- Safety eyeglass and gloves
Cut the leather after measuring it on your wrist. Arrange the studs to the leather wrist bracelet according to the desired pattern. Carefully poke the prongs of the studs to the leather to mark the leather with visible indents. Cut slits on the indented marks for the stud prongs to penetrate the leather. Insert the studs and bend the prongs with pliers and hammer.
Friendship Multi-colored Leather Bracelet
The friendship multi-colored bracelet is a fan favorite as it has three brightly colored linen or embroidery floss. The materials and tools used can vary, but the basic items you can use are as follows:
- Leather chord
- Embroidery floss
Cut the leather chord according to the bracelet length desired. Use this as the center. Cut the embroidery floss of various colors. Add additional or extra length. Fasten the end of the center leather with tape.
After that, dab a desirable amount of glue to the leather and embroidery floss and start wrapping the floss around the center leather as alternatively displaying the bright colors. Make sure the embroidery floss is tight enough. End the ends with glue and cut off the excess length.
The Bottom Line
While each leather bracelet type varies in style and look, they all have one thing in common. They all complete your dashing debonair look. Try making one today. Have fun and look your best.