How to Make a Leather Card Wallet (ALL the steps): Tools & Tips in 15 Minutes

In this 15-minute tutorial, we will discuss the tools and materials needed for making a simple leather card wallet. Then we will demonstrate every step of the build process with lots of helpful tips along the way. Check out the time codes below for quick reference! Thank you for watching, and as always, let me know what you’d like to see in the next video!


0:00 Intro
0:43 Tools and materials needed to make the wallet
4:06 Scribing the pattern onto the leather
4:22 Cutting out the leather pieces
4:44 Beveling and burnishing interior edges
6:25 Adding logo stamp
6:55 Gluing and preparation for gluing leather
8:51 Beveling edges and marking stitch lines
9:19 Punching holes for stitching
10:22 Hand stitching the wallet
12:51 Burnishing the edges
14:08 Closing thoughts and challenge

I buy tools and materials from several places, but almost everything shown in this video can be found at one or more of the following suppliers:

Buckle Guy: (affiliate partner)
District Leather Supply:
Maverick Leather:
Rocky Mountain Leather Supply: