DIY Leather Goods: Make Your Own Embossed Leather Bracelet
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DIY Leather Goods: Make Your Own Embossed Leather Bracelet

Learn step-by-step how to make leather bracelet from scratch from an experienced leatherwork professional
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4.5 (12 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,050 students enrolled
Created by Timur Kazantsev
Last updated 8/2017
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 39 mins on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Produce your very own leather bracelets of different kinds, models and colors
  • Understand the differences between different types of leather
  • Use various tools for leather carving, embossing and painting
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Requirements
  • This course is for both complete beginners who have never worked with leather and for those craftsmen with some experience
Description

Do you want to learn how to make your own designed handmade leather goods? Bracelets, belts, wallets, shoes, bags.. 

If your answer is yes, then this is the course for you! My dad is a leatherwork and craftwork professional with 25 years of experience who has made literally thousands of handmade leather goods, including bags, wallets, belts, and even winter shoes) He sells them in his own shop and online. He recently started to teach other people how to do it themselves. 

If you are passionate about leather and you have some ideas what you would like to produce, but you don't know where to start, start with this course. 

The course will follow you along all necessary steps of the process, including choosing the proper leather type, buying necessary tools, cutting, trimming, embossing and finally to the point where you will try on your own produced bracelet.

This is the first course in a series of courses dedicated to leatherwork and how to make various types of leather goods. 

We tried to do the lectures short and easy to follow so that you will enjoy this journey to becoming a leather professional. 

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who is interested in making their own leather goods for private use or for further sale
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
2 Lectures 03:37
Introduction
01:08

Necessary Tools and Materials
02:29
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Step-by-Step Tutorial
11 Lectures 35:05
Step 1. Cutting
02:11

Step 2. Moistening
02:06

Step 3. Drawing the Image
02:39

Step 4. Carving
02:18

Step 5. Embossing
05:12

Step 6. Trimming
04:27

Step 7. Piercing & Polishing
03:47

Step 8. Painting
06:47

Step 9. Inserting Rivets
01:53

Step 10. Varnishing
02:59

Bracelet is Ready to Wear
00:46
About the Instructor
Timur Kazantsev
4.2 Average rating
165 Reviews
6,008 Students
2 Courses
Teacher, Life-Long Learner, Traveller

I'm an MA graduate with degrees in International Relations and World Economy. Learning foreign languages, travelling and working in cosmopolitan environments has always been indispensable part of my life. 

My work experience includes working on challenging projects for government and private sectors (security products, banking, investment) across 5 continents, including Africa, Middle East, South-East Asia and Americas, and internship at the UN Office in Geneva, Switzerland. 

I'm totally passionate about psychology, craftsmanship, motivation, skills, and languages - I speak English, Russian, French, Turkish and little Arabic, I also started learning Hungarian a while ago:). I'm keen on reading, sports, football, and playing the guitar. 

I'm always eager to learn new skills and strive for new knowledge.