Katie Hacker is a jewelry designer with her own line of products, is a prolific author, and is the host of Beads, Baubles and Jewels on PBS. She's designed for too many magazines to mention and shares her "can do" attitude in all of her endeavors.
Make your very own necklace using unique flower beads and pearls. You can create this necklace in 5 easy steps and match it with any outfit.
Create a lovely three-dimensional Christmas card with lightweight carved leather. Card recipients will love the carved and mounted Christmas ribbon and holly. These would also make wonderful gift toppers or tags.
Use recycled leather from an old jacket or bag to create a stylish little leather clutch purse. Follow this sewing tutorial from Jenya of MyEvaForeva to make this quick and easy clutch.
This Leather Cord Choker is easy and fun to make. This adjustable handmade necklace is perfect for anyone and can be altered to fit any sized neck! While we used a handmade cross necklace design, you can use whatever charm you'd like!
Embellish a plain leather notebook or a flat piece of leather easily made into a notebook cover with this lovely sunflower design. A pattern makes this leather carving and coloring project simple and fun.
Turn an ordinary oatmeal container (or similar sized container) into a pretty yarn holder. This makes a great Mother's Day gift for a mom who crochets or knits.
Creating this Asian-inspired necklace is easy with plastic and wire mesh.
A plain black belt gets a little glitz quickly and easily with metallic spray paint.
Use a leather branding tool to add a name and heart decorations to a plain leather wallet. Add a monogram to the corner of any wallet for a simpler design.