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and finished._________________________ __________________________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ http://www. ______________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ _______________________ _______________________ ________________________ __________________________ ______________________________ Explain and show correct procedures for handling leathercraft dyes.cam.com/gimp/round.2-© Kerry Rasmussen 2004 Leatherwork Passport - 11 Leatherwork Passport - 11 SAFETY AND FIRST AID (1) Identify and demonstrate to your counselor the safe use of leatherworking tools. ______________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ _______________________ _______________________ ________________________ __________________________ ______________________________ Explain and show correct procedures for handling leathercraft dyes. cements. cements. and finished.cam.htm Kerry Rasmussen 2004 SAFETY AND FIRST AID (1) Identify and demonstrate to your counselor the safe use of leatherworking tools.htm .com/gimp/round._________________________ __________________________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ 2-© http://www.

Pull strands tight (Fig.C). A. The best indication of may be the presence of an open container of a toxic chemical. then back over strand 2 (Fig. Symptoms: 3. 3 may often open up being followed by bleeding. Now pull strands tight! Untangle loose strand ends as you go and do not allow them to twist (Fig. You are ready to start braiding. then back over strand 2 (Fig. Now pull strands tight! Untangle loose strand ends as you go and do not allow them to twist (Fig. then back over 4 (Fig. etc. Place strand 4 under strands 3 and 2. Braid strands the same as for diamond stitch (under 2 strands and back over 1). __________________________________________ 4. You have just completed the only two steps necessary to repeating steps (under 2 strands and back over 1) until desired length is braided.) cuts (A physical slicing. cup hook or suction cup hook with small end down. You have just completed the only two steps necessary to repeating steps (under 2 strands and back over 1) until desired length is braided. Symptoms: Skin Directions: 1. tearing.© Leatherwork Passport - Kerry Rasmussen 2004 Round Braid Know first aid for the following: Materials: Choose 3 times the length of finished item. Draw both strands through the hook. or opening of the skin.) cuts (A physical slicing. arrange strips as in Fig. Place strand 1 under strands 2 and 4.10 . Pull strands tight (Fig. B). internal poisoning (Swallowing of toxic materials. For diamond stitch. Often followed by a rash and itching. D). The spiral stitch round braid is set up with 2 strands of alternating colors (Fig. 7. 3. 5. 7. or opening of the skin. Number strands 1.) __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ skin irritation (If skin comes in contact with toxic materials or is exposed to toxic fumes for a long period of time. tie simple overhand knot to secure ends. F). Place strand 4 under strands 3 and 2.) __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ . Make certain all ends are even. D). internal poisoning (Swallowing of toxic materials. Make certain all ends are even. The spiral stitch round braid is set up with 2 strands of alternating colors (Fig. __________________________________________ 4. Hang snap hook on a nail. 6. tearing. Draw both strands through the hook.C). and 4 from left to right. To fasten off. cup hook or suction cup hook with small end down. Number strands 1. A. Symptoms: Skin Directions: 1.) __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ 2.) __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ Leatherwork Passport - Kerry Rasmussen 2004 Round Braid Know first aid for the following: Materials: Choose 3 times the length of finished item. and 4 from left to right. Hang snap hook on a nail. Choose 2 strands of lace. 6. Place strand 1 under strands 2 and 4. 10 . Symptoms: Possible reddening or discoloration of the skin.) __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ skin irritation (If skin comes in contact with toxic materials or is exposed to toxic fumes for a long period of time. May or may not be very painful. Braid strands the same as for diamond stitch (under 2 strands and back over 1). 3 may often open up being followed by bleeding. Symptoms: 3. Often followed by a rash and itching. Choose 2 strands of lace. (6 feet makes 2 feet of round braid. Symptoms: Possible reddening or discoloration of the skin. Sometimes a strong stomach pain or vomiting. 2. For diamond stitch. 2. tie simple overhand knot to secure ends. To fasten off. (6 feet makes 2 feet of round braid. You are ready to start braiding. etc. The best indication of may be the presence of an open container of a toxic chemical. 3. 5. May or may not be very painful. B). then back over 4 (Fig.) __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ 2. E). arrange strips as in Fig. E). F).© Sometimes a strong stomach pain or vomiting.

4-© Kerry Rasmussen 2004 Leatherwork Passport - 9 Leatherwork Passport - 9 ABOUT LEATHER (2) Where leather comes from?____________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ What kinds of hides are used to make leather? ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ What are five types of leather? 1)___________________________________________ Fig.org/lkb/articles/faq369.htm Kerry Rasmussen 2004 ABOUT LEATHER (2) Where leather comes from?____________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ What kinds of hides are used to make leather? ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ What are five types of leather? 1)___________________________________________ Fig.html http://www.org/lkb/articles/faq369.com/gimp/barrel.cam. 5 5)___________________________________________ What are the best uses for each type of leather? ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ LEATHER TERMS: http://www. 4 2)___________________________________________ 3)___________________________________________ 4)___________________________________________ Fig. 4 2)___________________________________________ 3)___________________________________________ 4)___________________________________________ Fig.html 4-© http://www.iilg. 5 5)___________________________________________ What are the best uses for each type of leather? ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ LEATHER TERMS: http://www.iilg.htm .cam.com/gimp/barrel.

Choose 2 strands of lace. p Assembly by lacing or stitching p Setting snaps and rivets p Dressing edges Leatherwork Passport - LEATHER ARTICLE (3) Make one or more articles of leather that use at least five (5) of the following steps: p Pattern layout and transfer p Cutting leather p Punching holes p Carving or stamping surface designs. Hold both strands in place with fingers. Fold strand 3 over strand 2 and hold. There are two ways to end the barrel stitch:1) Tie the glace ends together in a simple overhand knot. 2. You have just completed the only 2 steps necessary to make the barrel stitch. and through loop of 1. the barrel stitch may be used as a “slide” around a round braid or attached to a snap hook for a key chain fob. Take 1 and 2 in one hand. Pull strands tightly. Leave 2 small loops and hold. 7. Fold strands in half and into a snap hook. If desired. Take strands 1 and 4 in one hand. Continue until desired length is worked. Fold strand 4 diagonally over strand 3. Fold strand 3 over strand 2 and hold. 3. Take strands 1 and 4 in one hand. and through loop of 1. p Assembly by lacing or stitching p Setting snaps and rivets p Dressing edges 5 . Continue until desired length is worked. the barrel stitch may be used as a “slide” around a round braid or attached to a snap hook for a key chain fob. Fold strand 1 and 3 diagonally over previous stitch. This completes the base of the barrel stitch. 4). 3. Clip the ends to 1 inch. There are two ways to end the barrel stitch:1) Tie the glace ends together in a simple overhand knot. and pull again. If desired. Fold strand over strand 1 leaving a small loop (Fig. and 3 and 4 in the other. Fold strand 2 diagonally over strand 1. Fold strand 1 to opposite side leaving a small loop. Fold strand 4 over strand 3 and through loop left in strand 1. 7. and pull. and 3 and 4 in the other. Fold strand 1 and 3 diagonally over previous stitch. 2 and 3 in the other. 6. 4. Fold strand 4 diagonally over strand 3. Fold strands in half and into a snap hook. 5). Fold strand over strand 1 leaving a small loop (Fig. 5). and pull. This completes the base of the barrel stitch. Choose 2 strands of lace. 2) Leave the last stitch a little loose and bring the lace ends through the center of the last stitch. 5. 4). Pull strands tightly. The colors will form a spiral around the barrel as you work. and pull the stitch tight.8-© Kerry Rasmussen 2004 Barrel Stitch Materials: Choose 2 strands of lace each 9 times the length of finished item (9 feet of gimp will make 12 inches of barrel stitch). Pull strands taut (Fig. Leatherwork Passport - 5 LEATHER ARTICLE (3) Make one or more articles of leather that use at least five (5) of the following steps: p Pattern layout and transfer p Cutting leather p Punching holes p Carving or stamping surface designs. 8. Fold strand 2 diagonally over strand 1. Leave 2 small loops and hold. It is the same as the first stitch of the box stitch. 4. You have just completed the only 2 steps necessary to make the barrel stitch. The colors will form a spiral around the barrel as you work. 5. 2. Directions: 1. and through loop of 3. and through loop of 3. Hold both strands in place with fingers. Clip the ends to 1 inch. p Applying dye or stain and finish to the project. and pull the stitch tight. and pull again. Directions: 1. Fold strand 1 to opposite side leaving a small loop. 8-© Kerry Rasmussen 2004 Barrel Stitch Materials: Choose 2 strands of lace each 9 times the length of finished item (9 feet of gimp will make 12 inches of barrel stitch). It is the same as the first stitch of the box stitch. 2 and 3 in the other. 2) Leave the last stitch a little loose and bring the lace ends through the center of the last stitch. Take 1 and 2 in one hand. Fold strand 4 over strand 3 and through loop left in strand 1. Pull strands taut (Fig. p Applying dye or stain and finish to the project. 8. 6.

Describe it below.sandalady. See pages 8-11. a tannery. furniture or other articles of leather.6-© Kerry Rasmussen 2004 Leatherwork Passport - 7 CARING FOR LEATHER (4) TANNING OR PROJECT (5) p Recondition or show that you can take proper care of your shoes. Describe below the safety precautions taken and the tanning method used. Do ONE of the following: p Learn about the commercial tanning process. a baseball glove. a baseball glove. p Tan the skin of a small animal... a leather goods or shoe factory. Describe below the safety precautions taken and the tanning method used. __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ http://www. Describe it below. a leather goods or shoe factory. or a saddle shop). Do ONE of the following: p Learn about the commercial tanning process. Describe it below.sandalady. __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ http://www. p Visit a leather-related business (leathercraft supply company. p Visit a leather-related business (leathercraft supply company.com/ 6-© Kerry Rasmussen 2004 __________________________________________ Leatherwork Passport - 7 CARING FOR LEATHER (4) TANNING OR PROJECT (5) p Recondition or show that you can take proper care of your shoes. p Braid or plait an article out of leather or vinyl lace (often called boondoggle or gimp). p Tan the skin of a small animal. a tannery. furniture or other articles of leather. See pages 8-11. Describe it below. or a saddle shop). a saddle. p Braid or plait an article out of leather or vinyl lace (often called boondoggle or gimp). a saddle.com/ __________________________________________ .

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