Leather bralet DIY

28.7.13

Hidesign has an ongoing competition - 'The Art of Reuse', where they provide (those who register) with a few scraps of leather, a needle, thread and a leather punch, and you have to make something out of it.

Of course I could never let an opportunity like this go by. Even though it took me almost a month to make mine, not because I'm slow, but I really had no time!

So I originally was going to make a clutch or a sling, but my mum and Sheehan talked me out of it, saying it was the most common thing others would do as well. Sheehan jokingly suggested that I should make a leather thong, and amidst laughter I thought why not? I mean not a thong, but a corset!
But when I checked, the scraps weren't big enough to make a corset, so I had to make do with a bralet..


Since the thread they provided, which was supposed to be about 5 mts, was only a metre or so, I used a white contrasting thread, and a bit of elastic at the back, to hold it in place.











Outfit Breakdown

Leather Bra-let - DIY using Hidesign's leather scraps
Skater skirt - Vero Moda
Belt - Pieces
Cardigan - Etam
Neckpiece - Add Ons
Shoes - Blanco


A few 'before' and 'in the process' pictures..



My paper pattern

After the scraps were cut




P.S - I could do with some votes- My entry is 67! - Vote here! 

5 Comments so far

  1. Couldn't find your entry there?
    Post your entry link on your FB page..will give you 20 votes myself.
    ALL THE BEST!!

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    1. Thank you!! I will share it on Facebook as well.
      I think it might still take a day or two till it shows up for voting

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