Seven-String Flat Braided Leather - Braided Leather Tutorial #3

Seven-string flat braided leather is actually based on five-string flat braided leather, just add two pieces strap at the sides of five flat weaving strap. (Checkout the “Five-string flat braided leather tutorial” for more about five-string flat braided leather technique).
Seven-string flat braided leather

The leather string are more than five-string flat braided leather, so it looks heavier, and suitable for belt and the handles of handbags.

  1. Separate the leather string into three pieces (A, B & C) and four pieces (D, E, F & G), and fix the head of it.
    Step 1
  2. Put C cross D and move it right, and move D left.
    Step 2
  3. Put E cross C and move it left.
    Step 3
  4. Put B cross D and E and move it right.
    Step 4
  5. Put F cross B and C and move it left.
    Step 5
  6. Put A cross D, E and F and move it right.
    Step 6
  7. Put G cross A, B and C and move it left, and now it is the basic shape of seven-string flat braided leather.
    Step 7
  8. Put D cross E, F and G, and move it right, and we move the rightmost string, C.
    Step 8
  9. Put the outer four pieces string cross inside three pieces and move them inside.
    Step 9
  10. Keep the same density at both sides and braid it left and right repeatedly.

Summary: Braided Leather Technique Tutorial.