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This is a perfect tutorial for beginners in leather flower making. The leather holly are fun and quick to make and DO NOT require any tools at all.
Known well as a plant with magical powers from the pagan times, holly has become even more important for Christians who have adopted the holly tree as a symbol for Christmas. The sharp leaves are said to symbolize the crown of thorns worn by Christ, while the berries represent his blood.
With more than 100 pictures explaining in detail the whole process of creating your own leather holly brooch, the 65 page step-by-step detailed photo tutorial (no hard copy is available) unlocks the secret behind the NO TOOL stylised leather berries. Easier made than you can think this iconic Christmas plant can have a number of applications. The leather holly you create with this tutorial are perfect for smaller and more sizeable wearable brooches, headpiece and hat trims or even home décor. Using the same principles you can make other stylised berries, like grapes from leather etc. The Leather Holly Brooch tutorial comes with an additional video that demonstrates most tricky points for you.
To create the leather holly brooch you will NOT require any tools. Please refer to the photo which shows what supplies you will need for this tutorial.
We are pleased to be able to offer leather kits for this tutorial. Please find more information on leather holly brooch kits at https://presentperfectcreations.com/product/leather-holly-brooch-diy-kit/
What you will learn in this Leather Holly Brooch tutorial
🌸 how to make stylised holly berries out of leather
🌸 how to stiffen leather holly leaves by hand
🌸 how to reinforce leather leaves with wire and back with thin leather
🌸 how to assemble the berries and the leaves into a compact wearable brooch
🌸 BONUS how to enhance shaping of the leaves using just one tool
🌸 BONUS how to varnish leather berries
🌸 how to finish the brooch with a pin
Level: beginner (requires neatness and precision)
Time: about 5 hours on average (plus the drying time)
Using the knowledge from our other berry tutorial on Leather Rowanberries, you can make a differently looking leather holly design with smaller sleek leather berries as shown in the photo on the right.
Please have a look at the list of materials and tools and if you are not sure you have everything you need please get in touch with us before buying the leather holly brooch tutorial to clarify any questions you might have.
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