Finishing Leather Ends

from Jodi Bombardier

Finishing Leather Ends Pattern


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Jewelry: Finishing Leather Ends
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details





Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You should know how to make wrapped loops.

Pattern Description:

I really like to make jewelry with leather cord and this is a great alternative to purchasing the crimp ends for leather. Wire wrapping your leather ends does not cost as much as the crimp ends cost and it is a lot more fun to do! Once you have the general idea down, be creative - there are lots of variations that can be created with this simple technique.


  • 6" 20-gauge round dead soft wire
  • Leather cord of desired length

You Will Also Need:

  • Flush cutters
  • Chain nose pliers
  • 12" ruler

Pattern Reviews

Pattern Reviews

Average Review (of 1 review)
PurpleRaven on

Excellent Finishing Leather Ends is a great skill builder fore wire artists!  January 21, 2013

This is a great tutorial pattern with lots of possibilities. I strongly recommend it to anyone wanting to give the cords used in their jewelry designs a little more of a finished look.

About Designer

About Designer

Jodi Bombardier on

I am a self-taught jewelry designer, wire wrapping since 2005 and wire weaving since 2008. I am a freelance writer for Step By Step Wire Jewelry magazine and a contributing author to the books Wire Style and Wire Style 2. I am the author of Weave, Wrap, Coil Creating Artisan Wire Jewelry. My second book on wire jewelry will be available Spring 2013. I teach classes at bead shows and bead stores ...

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