that will walk you through the process of making a steampunk leather bandolier.
The bandoleer contains three 4 pouches and one hip bag, which are all detachable and can be used separately on a belt or any similar strap on a backpack. This chest belt can be used also as a festival chest belt as it has a lot of room for small and bigger items. It is lightweight and roomy.
You can purchase a leather bandolier chest belt here:
I made it in two colors, but it is up to you how you combine the leather. I used vegetable tanned leather hand dyed with a technique
I presented in this video starting at minute 0:30: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DrVVs44BW8.
You will find a list of materials, hardware and tools in the PDF pattern file.
There is also a link to the video tutorial.
*Big Pouch - Hip Bag Height: 7.9” (20 cm) Length: 5.5" (14 cm) Width: 2.75” (7 cm) *Medium Pouch (x 2) Height: 5.5” (14 cm) Length: 2.75" (7 cm) Width: 1.4” (3.5 cm) *Small Pouch Height: 5.5” (14 cm) Length: 1.6” (4 cm) Width: 1.2” (3 cm) *Very Small Pouch Height: 3.1” (8 cm) Length: 2.5” (6.5 cm) Width: 1.2” (3 cm) *Chest belt 2 pieces up to 30" (75 cm) long 1 piece up to 22” (55 cm) long
POUCHES: Around 6.5 sq ft (0.6 sqm) 6 oz 2.4 mm leather CHEST BELT and CONTRAST LEATHER: Around 5.4 sq ft (0.5 sqm) 9 oz (3.5 mm) leather. Take into consideration the length of the chest belt and cut them fist (longest strap is up to 30" (75 cm) long) leather glue 1 mm waxed polyester thread dye (optional) edge dye paper masking tape (for assembling the pattern)
HARDWARE 6 snap fasteners 5 Sam Browne studs 2 x 20 mm D rings 1 x 25 mm buckle 2 x 20 mm buckle rivets
TOOLS cutter needles 1.5 mm hole punch cutting mat mallet
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