How To Make Designer Leather Dog Leash?

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Do you want to make your own designer leather dog leash? If so, check out this easy DIY guide on creating a leather dog leash using simple materials! By following these simple steps, you’ll have a beautiful leash made from high-quality leather that your pet will love!

What is Leash?

A leash is an accessory that helps keep your dog close to you. It can be made of different materials, such as leather, nylon, and chain. Leather is the most popular material because it’s strong and durable. You can also buy a leash that has a built-in lead clip. This way, you don’t have to carry a separate lead.

Materials Needed

1-Leather strap or collar
2-Heavy-duty metal buckle
3-Craft wire (or sturdy fabric cord)
5-Ruler or a straight edge such as a knife blade
6-Hot glue gun and glue sticks

How to Make a Designer Leather Dog Leash?

If you’re like most pet owners, you love your furry friend but dread the thought of having to drag them around by a traditional leash.

But what if there was a way to keep your pup close without using that big, obnoxious collar? Designer leather dog leashes are the perfect solution – not to mention stylish!

Here’s how to make one yourself:

To make the leash, start by cutting a piece of the belt or strap about 2 feet long. You’ll also need to cut a 1-inch hole in the middle of the strap. This will be your leash handle. Next, use the craft knife to cut a series of notches along one edge of the belt or strap.

These notches will help you fit the strap around your dog’s neck. Make sure to leave enough room on each side to easily fasten the buckle. You can either sew these notches up using needle-nosed pliers or use a seam ripper to remove them altogether. Once you have the notches, fasten the buckle around your dog’s neck.

Then, use the tacks or needles to make small holes near the buckle. This will allow you to hang the leash from your dog’s collar easily. Finally, use the adhesive to attach the leash handle to the belt or strap.

Video by On Point Leatherworks

How to Attach the Leash to Your Dog

To attach the leash to your dog, start with a loop with the leather strap. Make sure that the strap’s end is big enough to fit through both of the latch’s openings. Then, thread one end of the wire through the loop and through the other opening on the latch. Finally, tie a knot in the wire to secure it in place.

If you want to make your designer leather dog leash adjustable, you’ll need to buy a second strap and add it as an extra loop. To do this, measure how much longer than your original loop the second strap needs to be, and add that amount of inches to the end of the strap. Then, simply thread the wire through both loops, and tie a knot in the wire to secure it.

If you want to make your dog’s leash shorter, just cut off the excess length of the strap. First, make a loop with the strap, and then measure how short you want your leash to be. Cut off the desired amount of leather strap, and then tie a knot in the end to secure it.


This tutorial will show you how to make a designer leather dog leash. By following these simple steps, you can create a high-quality leash that is perfect for your pet. Whether you are looking for a unique gift for a loved one or just want to improve the look of your own home, making your own designer leather dog leash is an easy and fun project that can result in years of enjoyment for both you and your furry friend.

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