Making a Belt Pouch | Chapter 5, Dye, Antique and Top Coat

Chuck Dorsett continues this series on making a belt pouch. He shows us how to dye leather, use antique and top coat on our projects. We have been learning every step to making leather belt pouches and this chapter will teach us valuable lessons. We can apply these lessons to all of our leather crafting projects and enhance our skills.

Fiebing’s Pro Dye,  4 oz 

AngelusĀ® Leather Dye, 3 oz.

Fiebing’s Vintage Gel, 8 oz.

Wool Daubers Bundle of 12

Dressing Sponge 1″ H x 6″ L x 4″ W

Making a Belt Pouch | Chapter 4, Trimming, Edging and Hole Punching

Today, Chuck Dorsett continues to teach us how to make a belt pouch. He picks up from our previous chapter and shows how to trim wet molded leather. Chuck expounds on edging leather and gives us tips on hole punching leather. As he teaches us the belt pouch making process, he throws in great tips on shop tools and materials. We are sure to learn skills that will enhance our leather working in all areas.

Be sure to watch chapter 5 as Chuck teaches us about dyeing, antiquing and adding a top coat to our leather project.

Master Tool Round Hole Punch

12″ x 8″ Steel Square with Non-Slip Tape

#4 Heavy-Duty Scratch Awl 3-1/2″

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Making a Belt Pouch | Chapter 3, Wet Molding and Tooling

As we continue this series on how to make a belt pouch, chapter 3 focuses on wet molding leather and tooling leather. Chuck Dorsett will show us how to wet mold the front panel fo the leather belt pouch. He will give us instructions and tips on how to tool the feather pattern onto the belt pouch closure flap.

Make sure you catch chapter 4, where Chuck will teach us about edgework and punching holes.

Stitch Groover

Pattern Sheet, 24″ x 45″

Dressing Sponge 1″ H x 6″ L x 4″ W

Master Tools Edge Beveler