VYO

Plain ol wallet luxury leather

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This wallet has no special tooling or design work, is simple, but the leather is fabulous.

The exterior wallet is made from 5 oz Badalassi Carlo Pueblo (Italian) in violet and 2.5 oz Alran Chevre Chagrin Sully (French). Both leathers feel luxurious and are easy to work with including cutting, edge skiving and burnishing.

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Love the colours 

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Really nice job. 

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Isn't it nice to burnish good leather?

Your stitching is coming along nicely. Really even lines on the stitch allowance. 

Very nice.

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Looks great!!

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Love that interior leather.  What a great color.

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Thanks everyone!

I love the color too. And yes, it is super nice burnishing good leather.

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Very, very nice ..... you may say simple, but I know for a fact, much more than simple!  I’ve used those leathers and they are a joy to work with ....  

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@dfrensdorff thank you! 

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Beautiful work YVO, curious as to where to buy that leather from ? 

Or are you going to keep it a secret:rolleyes:

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Very nice, but it seems to me the holes are a bit big in relation to the thread.  If using an awl, maybe size down to a narrower blade.  The slits should nearly disappear after stitching and tapping with a smooth-faced hammer.  Love the colors.

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23 minutes ago, Rbarleatherworks said:

Beautiful work YVO, curious as to where to buy that leather from ? 

Or are you going to keep it a secret:rolleyes:

Heh!  ;)

Rocky Mountain Leather: https://www.rmleathersupply.com/ 

I also get my Tiger thread from there which this wallet was stitched with.

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6 minutes ago, Tugadude said:

Very nice, but it seems to me the holes are a bit big in relation to the thread.  If using an awl, maybe size down to a narrower blade.  The slits should nearly disappear after stitching and tapping with a smooth-faced hammer.  Love the colors.

Thank you.

I used KS Blade pricking irons. I used .6 thread and I probably should have used .8 or maybe even size 1 although I have a suspicion #1 would have been to thick. And you caught me - I did not roll or hammer the stitching when I finished. :) 

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16 minutes ago, VYO said:

Heh!  ;)

Rocky Mountain Leather: https://www.rmleathersupply.com/ 

I also get my Tiger thread from there which this wallet was stitched with.

Thanks your awesome... I will have a look :)

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20 hours ago, VYO said:

I used KS Blade pricking irons. I used .6 thread and I probably should have used .8 or maybe even size 1 although I have a suspicion #1 would have been to thick

I think your wallet came out awesome.  Looking at the backside of your stitching, I don't think your thread is too thin.  Possible one leather has a different temper than the other, and results in the tension showing differently on each side.  Front side looks fine, maybe less tension on the front would help keep the holes from appearing oversized.

YinTx

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@YinTx Thanks!

I have another in the works using the same materials with a different internal configuration so I'll lighten up on pulling the thread through the top side and see if that helps with the holes. 

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