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leatherposting 

you, clever: calculate the bending radius and add material as needed
me, an absolute moron: adds material, then just bends it around a pen to see where to punch holes (sharpie marks on this picture)

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Well, it might be too small for full sized pens, but with 75% it looks pretty good :)

Got a few dimensions to fix on the next one, but for now I鈥檓 gonna burnish the edges so I can call that one done

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Now all I need to do is thin the flap so it fits in the buckle, and then burnish all the edges!

And then start making the second one that鈥檚 to size lol 馃槗

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picture, if you will, a guy, thinking "I need to remember to put this thing in at my fifth stitch!" about 20 minutes ago. Now, try to figure out whether this guy remembered to put the thing in at his fifth stitch.

馃様

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leatherposting 

Alright let鈥檚 start again at this
Switched to white/cream thread cause I鈥檒l run out of black thread otherwise lol

Also oof ouch my hands hurt everywhere 馃槱

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leatherposting 

Anyway that鈥檒l be tomorrow cause it鈥檚 almost 1am already lol

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Oookay so I re-stitched the center, buuuut unforeseen consequence: now the flap can鈥檛 work. This can only work with shorter pens. At this point I think I鈥檓 gonna finish it for myself and then make a better, working version as the gift I was intending this to be

(First pic is with a standard-size sharpie, second is with a smaller-size fountain pen)

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leatherposting 

stitching that whole thing; ~4h
unstitching it: ~1h

also my leather is all creased now but Iiii think that's fine

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leatherposting 

aaaactually that looks like shit so I'm just gonna undo all the stitches, shorten the whole thing out, and start again 馃槱

at least I already did the punching so I'll only have to stitch again 馃様

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leatherposting 

thouuuugh it is too long, I'll have to trim the top of the pen holding parts ;_;

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leatherposting 

let's be fair though so far this looks really cool

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alright, halfway done with the stitching!!

wait how the fuck is it 10:40 already

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leatherposting 

Taking a break to eat something cause oof ouch headache

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