Added Dec 3, 2009
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Embellish your favorite winter jacket, or add a little something special onto a gift, with this super-cute (and easy) leather brooch.
The wonderful folks over at Living Creatively, an online community dedicated to creativity, offered this great project as part of our 2009 Last-Minute Holiday Gift Series! Find out more about them in their blog feature.
Don’t have leather lying around? Experiment with some of favorite sturdy fabrics, like felt or denim!
Leather, White Marking Pencil, Sewing Needles (thick enough to pierce leather), Thread, A Circle Template (easy to find at any arts supply, or make your own using cardboard and various size cans or cups), An Eyelet Setter and Punch (or even a hole punch will do), Self-Healing Craft Mat, Sewing Machine, Beads, A Fabric-Covered Button, Ruler, Scissors (preferably Micro-Tip)