One of the most fun projects I’ve worked on lately is faux leather earrings. They are quick to make, relatively inexpensive, and a great way to express your creativity. As soon as I completed my first pair, I was hooked (no pun intended 😉 !).
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Working with faux leather can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. With the right settings and a few helpful tips, it’s as easy as working with paper or vinyl. When I first decided to experiment with faux leather, I thought I would need to use my Curio and/or my deep-cut blade. I was pleasantly surprised when I was able to cut using my Cameo and a regular blade, making this project suitable for all Cameo models as well as the Portrait or Portrait 2.
For purposes of this tutorial, I tried three different types of faux leather:
- Faux leather ribbon by Paper Studio
- Silhouette Leatherette Sheets
- Faux leather purchased by the yard from my local Walmart
As much as I wanted the faux leather ribbon to work (because it comes in some really beautiful colors), Continue reading →