|DIY Embroidered Leather Skirt|
|Suzanne Carillo 40+ Adventurous Style For The Uncommon Woman|
DIY Embroidered Leather Skirt I DIY’d this vintage 1980s thrifted leather skirt a while ago with some iron on patches I bought when visiting Hong Kong. DIY Embroidered Leather Skirt Tips You cannot iron on leather. Heat will crack leather. Iron on patches need to be glued or sewn on. Fabric glue doesn’t work on leather. There are special glues available for leather. Sewing is the most secure way to add embroidered patches to leather. Figure out your design prior to sewing anything on and pin patches in place to ensure proper placement. Initially I was tacking all the edges on the patches by hand but I finally bought some leather needles for my sewing machine and although it was still a pain in the butt I managed to sew around most of the jagged edges. I’m really delighted with how it turned out. If you liked this DIY you might enjoy these projects I also created with embroidered patches. DIY on a pleather dress. Embroidered patches on a bomber jacket DIY embroidered patches and ribbons on a jean jacket. I’ve also had fun playing with iron on embroidered patches on this one-of-a-kind jean jacket below. Have I convinced you to try out your own embroidered patch DIY? The post DIY Embroidered Leather Skirt appeared first on Suzanne Carillo.
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