Wednesday, June 8, 2005

Stitching Holes

This is how the holes are made by a diamond shaped awl, positioned on marks made by a stitch marking wheel or pricking irons. Stitching with the leather clamped in a stitching pony is not always possible for beginner leatherworkers - that is where this next video comes in - if you do not have a stitching pony. The series of videos referring to "Making a knife sheath", all show different techniques. This one ends with doing a one-needle-one-hand stitch that gets the same basic result as a saddle stitch:

(Updated 22 October 2019)