How we make one of our Woodland Pouches

This is the journey of one of our hand stitched leather Woodland pouches from start to finish.
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We wet mould the front part of the pouch onto a wooden block and secure down with clamps, this is left for 24 hours to dry.

We wet mould the front part of the pouch onto a wooden block and secure down with clamps, this is left for 24 hours to dry.

Hand stitched Leather Woodland Pouch with hand made Antler toggle by Beaver Bushcraft

Hand stitched Leather Woodland Pouch with hand made Antler toggle by Beaver Bushcraft

The finished hand stitched leather Woodland  pouch. looks so simple in design and yet takes so many stages to make it look as good as it does..

The finished hand stitched leather Woodland pouch. looks so simple in design and yet takes so many stages to make it look as good as it does.

Once all the stitching is completed, the item is now ready for dying.

Once all the stitching is completed, the item is now ready for dying.

A Hudson Bay Possible Pouch Made for one of our lovely customers and personalised with their initials . Hand made Antler toggle @ Beaver Bushcraft.

A Hudson Bay Possible Pouch Made for one of our lovely customers and personalised with their initials . Hand made Antler toggle @ Beaver Bushcraft.

All our bespoke leather items are then given a coat of our own nourishing balm. This is non waxy, non greasy and will protect the leather as well as feed it.

All our bespoke leather items are then given a coat of our own nourishing balm. This is non waxy, non greasy and will protect the leather as well as feed it.

We hand dye all our leather items with our own mixes. We feel this gives a more richer, depth of colour then if we use commercially pre dyed leather skins.

We hand dye all our leather items with our own mixes. We feel this gives a more richer, depth of colour then if we use commercially pre dyed leather skins.

We place the two halves together and then hand stitch. We use a traditional saddle and use a stitching pony to clamp the two pieces together.

We place the two halves together and then hand stitch. We use a traditional saddle and use a stitching pony to clamp the two pieces together.

We hand stitch the belt loop onto the back of the pouch

We hand stitch the belt loop onto the back of the pouch

Once the front part of the pouch has been completely dried we then add the decorative edge.

Once the front part of the pouch has been completely dried we then add the decorative edge.

We add the decorative edge and then trim the raw edges back to create a smooth finish.

We add the decorative edge and then trim the raw edges back to create a smooth finish.

We start by cutting the pattern out on leather

We start by cutting the pattern out on leather

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