Instructions Trick Braid Leather

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How to Trick Braid Leather
 
Three Strand Braid Bracelet Instructions

STEP 1

STEP 2

RIGHT

LEFT

RIGHT

LEFT

RIGHT

LEFT

THRU RIGHT HOLE

TIME FOR
STEP 2

THRU RIGHT HOLE

HELPFUL TIPS

- You must totally complete both Step 1 and Step 2 to get back to a flat braid
.
- If you have a long strip of leather, you can continue on with another Step 1, but you must have room for another Step 2 also, or it just won't work.

- Keep your braiding toward the top of the strip, and simply even out your braid spacing when you are done.

- For a simple closure, punch or cut a hole on one end of the strip and sew a pearl shaped button or bead on the other. Or you can install a snap.

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This is a small (173 pages) and rather inexpensive paperback book that comprehensively covers every kind of leather braiding technique. It has complete and understandable descriptions and how-to drawings for all the leather braids, knots, and buttons, including instructions for the 3-strand trick braid found on this page, as well as the more complicated 5-strand trick braid. Also includes directions to make some useful leather goods, plus a few photographs and some very interesting leathercraft history. A fun addition to any crafter's library. A "must have" reference for any leatherworker.

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A Fun Reference Manual for Any Leather Worker
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