As a finishing touch to leather that has been washed and dyed, or to sharpen corners and folds in hard leather, press with a warm iron. Do this only ... blade. Soft leather can be cut with shears the same as cloth. ... A leather or harness punch is useful when you want to make holes for lacing parts together. ... To prevent scuffing by the feed dog, put a piece of smooth paper beneath the leather as you sew.
|Title||:||Make-overs from leather, fur and felt|
|Author||:||Clarice Louisba Scott, United States. Bureau of Human Nutrition and Home Economics, United States. Dept. of Agriculture|