Category Archives: Goat Suede

Leather Kumihimo and Instant Glam Arrow

I have designed many kumihimo braids this year using different stringing materials and fibers.  My husband is always quite interested in the results and it occurred to me that I should try and make a kumihimo braid that he might … Continue reading

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Kumihimo With Many Types of Stringing Material

My agate slab pendant is the inspiration for this kumihimo cord made with rattail, hemp, suede lace and cotton waxed cord. The colours in the pendant are just stunning. I gathered all the stringing material that would highlight the colours … Continue reading

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5-Strand Mystery Braid Bracelet

Yesterday I showed you how to make Suzi’s magic bracelet.  On Suzi’s blog post she had a link to the 5 Strand Mystery Braid Bracelet.  Hmmm. Magic was great…might as well try the mystery!  Suzi posted a link to a … Continue reading

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Magic Braid

I always thought these bracelets were made with three seperate peices of leather or suede.  I know how to braid…I figured it would be easy. Then, I popped by Suzi’s Crafts and found her tutorial for the magic braid! It … Continue reading

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How To Showcase a Leather Crimp

I made this sweet choker over the weekend. I have been wanting to twist some wire flowers for a while and was not having much success with the final shapes.  Dazzle-It Aluminum wire is ideal for learning how to wire … Continue reading

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Goat Suede – Simply Braided

From the minute I got this sea green coloured goat suede I wanted to do something special with it. The goat suede is so soft.  I opted to add some matching sea blue cotton wax cord to the braid to … Continue reading

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Goat Suede as a Pendant

Since I started working with the new goat suede (I have 5 of ten colour options) I have accumulated a small bag of left over pieces. The suede is available in 3.5 or 5 ml widths. I decided to do … Continue reading

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Braided Goat Suede and Leather Cord

This bracelet features one of the really great colours of goat suede now available at John Bead.  This is the light brown. I was inspired to make it when I came across a simple tutorial on a blog called //between … Continue reading

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Goat Suede and Dazzle-It Aluminum Wire

The  goat suede at John Bead has me thinking of ways to incorporate this soft stringing material into my designs. These two goat suede colours were perfect to highlight the glass bead in this aluminum wire pendant designed by Nancy … Continue reading

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Goat Suede Sampler

These suede dangles are the prefect way to start experimenting with a new selection of stringing material from John Bead The goat suede I received was sitting unrolled on my work table.  I could not decide which colour to work … Continue reading

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