This buttery leather came from the studio of one of our favorite designers in New York in a slew of gorgeous colors. Perfect for stashing love notes, calling cards, metro cards and cell phones. It’s also a chic way to wrap a gift card for a birthday gift or someone's special day. Personalize yours with a racing stripe, a tiny gold initial, or studs.
- hole punch (or scissors)
- light marker or pen
- pouchette pattern downloaded here
- screw on button-stud
Gather your materials, including printing the template.
Cut out the paper template.
Place it on the leather and trace around the outline with a marker.
Make a mark where you’ll need to hole punch later.
Cut out the leather, following your marker outline as closely as you can.
Punch your holes.
Place the screw part of the screw stud through the hole on the left flap of your pouch, then the right flap and finally the bottom flap.
Screw on the top to secure the flaps in place.
Go over the creases in your pouchette with a pen or other smooth object to give it a polished feel.
You can jazz this little guy up with studs, grommets, painting on spots or stripes or painting the edge of the leather.