GLUING LEATHER

What you'll learn:

▶️ Bonding leather with lining
▶️ Bonding leather with leather (or leather fibre)
▶️ Glue lining to lining
▶️ Glue parts that are used folded
▶️ Tips & Tricks for a great result

EDGE FINISHING

What you'll learn:

▶️ Apply Base Coat
▶️ Grinding edges to prepare them for the next layer
▶️ Apply edge color
▶️ Tips & Tricks for a perfect finish

SEWING LEATHER

What you'll learn:

▶️ Measure the right amount of thread for your project
▶️ Thread the needles
▶️ Saddle stitch
▶️ Finish the stitch and hide the thread in the leather
▶️ Tips & tricks for an even more beautiful seam 

Note: As of April 2021, we are using a new yarn that is no longer pre-waxed, but must be waxed by you. The explanation of how to wax the yarn can be found in the updated basics guide (separate document) and in the video above. You will also find more tips on sewing with the new thread in the video, for example how to avoid splitting the thread. 

CUTTING LEATHER

This tutorial is not needed for the production with the DIY boxes, because the parts are already cut out. But if you want to make your own leather case with our freebie instructions, this video is the right one for you.

What you'll learn:

▶️ Choosing the right tools for cutting leather
▶️ Cut straight lines cleanly
▶️ Cutting curves and curves

TRAPUNTO 

In this video we show you how to use the Trapunto technique with our Trapunto Kit. This video is created exclusively for all DIY Box buyers to give you a perfect foundation for a great creative time in addition to the instructions.

What you'll learn:

▶️ What to pay attention to with Trapunto in general
▶️ The positioning of the shapes
▶️ Gluing the shapes/reinforcement to the leather
▶️ The correct shaping of the shapes
▶️ Tips & tricks for a great result

Note: You can also work Trapunto in without reinforcement - then the letters must be placed directly on the leather, but absolutely MIRRORED!!! Feel free to check out our updated instructions for this! 

Note: As of April 2021, we are using a new yarn that is no longer pre-waxed, but must be waxed by you. The explanation of how to wax the yarn can be found in our updated basics guide (separate document). Furthermore, you can find an additional video (IGTV) on Instagram, which shows you more tips on sewing with the new yarn, for example how to avoid splitting the yarn. 

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GLUING LEATHER

What you'll learn:

▶️ Bonding leather with lining
▶️ Bonding leather with leather (or leather fibre)
▶️ Glue lining to lining
▶️ Glue parts that are used folded
▶️ Tips & Tricks for a great result

EDGE FINISHING

What you'll learn:

▶️ Apply Base Coat
▶️ Grinding edges to prepare them for the next layer
▶️ Apply edge color
▶️ Tips & Tricks for a perfect finish

SEWING LEATHER

What you'll learn:

▶️ Measure the right amount of yarn for your project
▶️ Thread the yarn into the needles
▶️ Saddle stitch
▶️ Finish stitch and hide thread in the leather
▶️ Tips & Tricks for an even better seam