How was your weekend? The sun made an appearance at home, and we went on our first family bike ride since last Summer. The weather was glorious, a bit chilly but fun! So today I’m sharing with you a DIY circle clutch made of leather and pink faux suede lacing. There is no sewing required ;)
DIY Circle Leather Clutch Materials:
- Two leather rectangles
- A circle cutter (or you could trace a round shape on the back of the leather and cut the leather by hand with a sharp pair of scissors.)
- Screw punch
- Magnetic clasps (2 sets)
- Pink faux suede lacing
DIY Circle Leather Clutch Tutorial
Starting from the four photos above, top left clockwise, using a circle cutter, cut two circles 6″ inches in diameter. Then measure one and a half inch from the top of each circle.
Use a pencil and draw a straight line from the 1.5″ mark. Do the same with the other circle. Then glue both circles, leaving the top of the circle (where you marked with pencil) with no glue. This will be the “opening” of the clutch.
When both circles are firmly glued, use a screw punch to make two small holes on each side of the clutch.
Put one magnetic clasp through each hole. Begin with one side of the clutch and put through faux leather lace like shown in the photos above.
The top left photo shows one side of the clutch with magnetic clasps. Repeat the same steps on the other side of the clutch.
Finally, you will have four strands of suede lace. Make a knot at the end of the four strands. I added silver jump rings to my clutch. (See the bottom right photo above.)
I wore my new clutch on Saturday night when the hubs and I did some wine tasting in Woodinville.
I can fit my iPhone 6 and my ID inside my clutch. You can make a bigger clutch, with larger leather circles and then follow the same steps from my tutorial.
There are quite a few choices of colors for leather; I can see myself wanting to make a white clutch for the Summer ahead ;)
Until next time!