I did it!

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  1. Beret

    Beret Member

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    So, I set out to learn how to make leather collars. After lusting at various carved collars, I promised myself I'd learn to make them before I could buy another.

    Today, I finished my first! It's far from perfect, and every time I look at a different angle I see something wrong... But I worked really hard and I'm pretty proud of it.

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  2. smkie

    smkie pointer/labrador/terrier Staff Member

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    That is one good looking collar. THat last pic, that's one for the wall. Love your dog.
     
  3. Beret

    Beret Member

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    Thank you!

    He's a character.
     
  4. Laurelin

    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    That's amazing! I'd love to learn how to do that.
     
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    Barb04 Love my pets Staff Member

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    That's gorgeous!
     
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    katielou Slave to the Aussie

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    It's beautiful! Well done I know it must have taken a lot of effort!
     
  7. Beret

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    Drawn, carved, tooled, dyed, detailed, and waiting to be attached to a collar base :)
     
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    GAAASP.

    This is SO neat. :yikes:
    What are the chances that I've just been obsessing over how to make my own decorated leather collar over the past couple weeks! Where did you learn how to make this? It is gorgeous. I would be SO GRATEFUL if you could... show me the magical ways (or the magical links).
     
  9. Beret

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    I've been working on the design for this for a while and... today it came together. It's a latigo leather french martingale and I'm really thrilled with how it turned out.

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  10. Beret

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    It has been a busy weekend :)

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    Very neat! Love that last colorful collar!
     
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    amberdyan Active Member

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    Those look great! Especially if you just got started.
     
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    Again, these are TOO cool.
     

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