Leather Craft: Recycle Your Rubbish and Turn It into a Luxury Bracelet | Karolina Fomiciova | Skillshare

Leather Craft: Recycle Your Rubbish and Turn It into a Luxury Bracelet

Karolina Fomiciova, Ethical and eco jewellery designer.

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12 Videos (33m)
    • Intro

      2:14
    • Class Overview

      1:27
    • Tools

      1:47
    • Choosing Leather

      2:48
    • Templates

      2:34
    • Cutting Leather

      2:26
    • Gluing Ribbons

      2:15
    • Folding Technique

      3:00
    • Adding Clasp

      7:37
    • Punching Holes

      4:40
    • Setting Rivets

      1:39
    • Congratulations

      0:45

About This Class

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        In this class you will:

  • Learn to create a luxury looking unisex bracelet from upcycled leather using basic tools.
  • Learn simple but effective folding technique which could be later applied to any type of materials such as leather, cotton, faux leather, ribbons etc.
  • Find out my simple trick of neatly finishing the leather piece.
  • No prior experience is required, the class is for beginners as well as advanced students.
  • Create three bracelets in same technique but different widths and colors.
  • Develop a creative and attentive eye and soon you will start noticing useful and inspiring ‘rubbish’ that could be recycled for creative purposes.
  • Get the list of my favorite destinations for sourcing materials.

By the end of this class, I will complete three bracelets made in the same technique.

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Karolina Fomiciova

Ethical and eco jewellery designer.

 

Karolina Fomiciova is a founder and designer of sustainable jewellery brand Fomi. Born in Lithuania, studying and maturing her style in London and now living and creating in Spain, Karolina has developed a conscious and ethical  approach towards accessory design.

‘My sustainable fashion journey began when I received an old leather biker jacket that belonged to my aunt in the 80s. She wanted to get rid of the jacket so I thought I could use my previously gained ...

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